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.
The always reliable engine that powers the run-first Texans offense is coming off his third straight dominant campaign. The dual-threat Foster finished first in the NFL with a career-high in carries (351), sixth in rushing yards (1,424), first in rushing touchdowns (15), first in total touches (391), sixth in total yards (1,641) and first in total touchdowns (17). At 6-foot-1, 224 pounds, Foster runs with good power. Although he lacks big-play speed, this gliding, downhill runner is difficult to contain when Houston’s trademark zone-blocking running attack is clicking on all cylinders. In addition, Foster is a consistent scorer. He has found the end zone at least once in 21 of his last 25 regular-season game played. Since Foster has averaged 387 regular-season total touches per year since 2010, look for the Texans to reduce his workload a bit. The elite runner, who turns only 27 in August, is a top-five pick as usual.