Strength of schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the RB 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.
Bolden expects to compete for the backup carries with LeGarrette Blount in the Patriots backfield. Shane Vereen will see third-down duty making the opportunities for Bolden to make much of an impact sparse. The Pats are known to ride the hot hand and change feature backs week to week and occasionally series to series, but Steven Ridley figures to have the strangle hold on the starting job here.