Strength of Schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the DEF position. The easiest rating is 1 which gives the player the advantage against the defense and indicates an easy opponent, the most difficult rating is 10 which gives the defense the advantage and indicates a tough opponent.
If the Atlanta Falcons can get their pass rush working, they could surprise this week against a Minnesota Vikings team that's due for a letdown following a big divisional loss to the Green Bay Packers. During the last month, Atlanta has averaged just 1.3 sacks and 1.5 takeaways per game. Here's where it gets interesting: Since Week 8, the Minnesota Vikings offense has allowed 3.0 sacks per contest. The Vikings also has committed 0.8 turnovers per outing.
To say that the Atlanta Falcons defense was not good in 2014 is being kind. In fact, the Falcons allowed the most yardage per game (398.2) of any team in the NFL. Those defensive deficiencies were a big part of the reason former Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn was named the team's new head coach. If Atlanta's going to improve as a defense (in the NFL or fantasy football) then the Falcons need to do better than 2014's measly 22 sacks. To aid in that regard, the Falcons made Clemson edge-rusher Vic Beasley their first-round pick in the 2015 NFL draft.
Just a quick story for the Falcons fans.
I heard that Alge Crumpler - in the the year before he left the Falcons - was going to be at the Perimeter Mall Macy's doing autographs one day, so I picked up my son and headed over there to see him. We ...
Not a Falcons fan (and I see this forum has not been visited much recently), but I think Falcons fans should pound the drums for their old uniforms (early Vick era) and Falcon logo back before this new stadium is completed.
That old uniform was ...
I see some of you are using Matt Ryan's GTFO my field gif. Check this one out:
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