Strength of schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the PK 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.
[Akers had a nightmare 2012 campaign, missing 13 field goals, but he is going into a good situation with the Lions. Akers is now kicking indoors for a team with a strong offense and suspect defense. Detroit also struggles to run the football and can bog down in the red zone, which means more opportunities for Akers. Expect a bounceback season from the veteran.]