Strength of schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the WR 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.
His reception totals of three or four each game figure to increase (perhaps significantly) in the event Emmanuel Sanders is inactive. Update: Welker slips back down to third on the depth chart now, and out of contention as a fantasy play in most formats.
UPDATE 9/2/14: WELKER HAS BEEN SUSPENDED FOR THE FIRST 4 GAMES OF THE SEASON FOR VIOLATING THE NFL's POLICY ON PERFORMANCE-ENHANCING DRUGS. After suffering a concussion vs. the Texans in Week 3 of the preseason, we've decided that we just can't trust Welker to play a full 16-game season. He missed the final 3 games of the 2013 season after suffering a concussion and it appears that it won't take much to induce his next one. While no official word of retirement has been mentioned from Welker himself, it appears from many in the industry that this could be a consideration at some point. Draft at your own risk.
I couldn't tell you how many concussions he's had, but we all know about these two so close together, and getting cleared on the first only to get that higher probability second concussion (the more you have, the easier it is, more likely to get ...
As a fan, I like the situation. Three backs who are all capable of doing pretty good things.
As a fantasy owner it's the worst situation in football.
Moreno did great at the end of last year, Hillman is the starter now, Ball is the future.
Monday, October 1, 2007
Notes: Seeing Red Inside the 20
Glenn Martinez played against the Colts Sunday after watching the first three games of the season as a member of the practice squad.
By Christopher ...
All of the attention has been devoted to Tebow, but did anyone see the game-winning FG? Prater hit it from 52 yards, and I swear the ball was still RISING when it went through the uprights! Take a look...it would have been good from 70+ yards....
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