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.
Per the usual, McFadden shows sparks of the athleticism that got him drafted in the first round but struggles behind Oakland's subpar runblocking and rarely can stay healthy. Granted, now that we're in the bye week gauntlet, you could certainly do a lot worse in a RB2 or flex play.
When it comes to evaluating McFadden's fantasy value it all begins and ends with his inability to stay healthy. He's never played more than 13 games in a season and has missed a total of 29 games during his six years in the league. Throw in the fact that in each of the past two seasons he has averaged only 3.3 yards per carry and things appear even worse. With the addition of Maurice Jones-Drew to the backfield and the likelihood that Latavius Murray will also see carries, there is no reason to believe that a bounce-back year is in store for McFadden.
Looks like the 'my guy' call from McKenzie is taking roots throughout the football coaching staff:
GM: Reggie McKenzie (Al Davis)
HC: Dennis Allen (Hue Jackson)
OC: Greg Knapp (Al Saunders)
OL: Frank Pollack (Bob Wylie), S Wiznewiski (asst, no ...