Strength of schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the TE position. The best rating is +16 which gives the player the advantage against the defense and indicates an easy opponent, the worst rating is -16 which gives the defense the advantage and indicates a tough opponent.
If you could get extra points for first down conversions on third down plays, Witten would be a fantasy monster. Instead, he's serving as an extra blocker 99% of the time. If Murray sits and the Cowboys are forced to throw more, Witten will have the most yardage he's had all season.
Witten hasn't missed a regular season game since his rookie year back in 2003. And while his receptions and receiving yards were the lowest since 2006, his eight touchdowns were the second most of his career. There's something to be said for consistency and with Tony Romo expected to be fully recovered from late-December back surgery, look for Witten to remain a very solid TE1 as he continues his role as Tony Romo's go-to receiver.
Ok, why on gods green earth would you take the ball out of your best players hands? Murray has been the focal point of your offfense getting at least 4 catches a game and running for about 100 yards, yet you put in fragile felix. WHY? HE ...