Strength of schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the LB 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.
After topping 100 solos in each of his first four NFL seasons, Willis' IDP production has tailed off of late, due in no small part to the emergence of batterymate NaVorro Bowman with the 49ers. However, there's ample reason to think the 29-year-old is about to shatter last year's 36th-place finish among linebackers. Bowman's ACL tear looks set to land him on the PUP list to begin the 2014 campaign. That means six weeks of no Bowman at all, and likely several more of a limited Bowman. Folks, Pat Willis didn't forget how to play football, and he's about to remind us of that this year.