Strength of schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the DL 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.
Ndamukong Suh may have gotten the big bucks and all the publicity, but it's Atkins who has emerged as the top defensive tackle from the 2010 NFL draft. Atkins' 53 tackles and 12.5 sacks last year were both career bests, and playing on a loaded Cincy front four cuts down on double teams. Not only is Atkins the cream of the crop in DT-required IDP leagues, but he's a quality starter in "standard" IDP leagues as well.