Hot Spots: Team Defense

Planning out which team defenses to use often results in an edge.

However, it can often be a time consuming task when done from scratch. This report is intended to help save you time and simplify the process. Having just one or two extra favorable matchups can often result in you walking off with a championship.

Tip: To fully optimize your planning, examine teams on your roster and on the waiver wire as well when developing your week-to-week look ahead plan.

For more detail see: Schedule-Adjusted Fantasy Points Allowed.

2016 Strength of Schedule

Team W1 W2 W3 W4 W5 W6 W7 W8 W9 W10 W11 W12 W13 W14 W15 W16 W17
ARI 3.5
NE
5.7
TB
4.0
@BUF
13.2
LA
8.0
@SF
12.4
NYJ
7.6
SEA
6.8
@CAR
BYE 8.0
SF
9.7
@MIN
3.5
@ATL
4.3
WAS
6.0
@MIA
6.7
NO
7.6
@SEA
13.2
@LA
ATL 5.7
TB
2.5
@OAK
6.7
@NO
6.8
CAR
9.8
@DEN
7.6
@SEA
10.6
SD
5.6
GB
5.7
@TB
5.0
@PHI
BYE 9.6
ARI
2.9
KC
13.2
@LA
8.0
SF
6.8
@CAR
6.7
NO
BAL 4.0
BUF
13.0
@CLE
10.3
@JAX
2.5
OAK
4.3
WAS
7.0
@NYG
12.4
@NYJ
BYE 3.1
PIT
13.0
CLE
3.7
@DAL
7.1
CIN
6.0
MIA
3.5
@NE
5.0
PHI
3.1
@PIT
7.1
@CIN
BUF 5.4
@BAL
12.4
NYJ
9.6
ARI
3.5
@NE
13.2
@LA
8.0
SF
6.0
@MIA
3.5
NE
7.6
@SEA
BYE 7.1
@CIN
10.3
JAX
2.5
@OAK
3.1
PIT
13.0
CLE
6.0
MIA
12.4
@NYJ
CAR 9.8
@DEN
8.0
SF
9.7
MIN
3.5
@ATL
5.7
TB
6.7
@NO
BYE 9.6
ARI
13.2
@LA
2.9
KC
6.7
NO
2.5
@OAK
7.6
@SEA
10.6
SD
4.3
@WAS
3.5
ATL
5.7
@TB
CHI 7.6
@HOU
5.0
PHI
3.7
@DAL
7.1
DET
6.3
@IND
10.3
JAX
5.6
@GB
9.7
MIN
BYE 5.7
@TB
7.0
@NYG
6.9
TEN
8.0
SF
7.1
@DET
5.6
GB
4.3
WAS
9.7
@MIN
CIN 12.4
@NYJ
3.1
@PIT
9.8
DEN
6.0
MIA
3.7
@DAL
3.5
@NE
13.0
CLE
4.3
WAS
BYE 7.0
@NYG
4.0
BUF
5.4
@BAL
5.0
PHI
13.0
@CLE
3.1
PIT
7.6
@HOU
5.4
BAL
CLE 5.0
@PHI
5.4
BAL
6.0
@MIA
4.3
@WAS
3.5
NE
6.9
@TEN
7.1
@CIN
12.4
NYJ
3.7
DAL
5.4
@BAL
3.1
PIT
7.0
NYG
BYE 7.1
CIN
4.0
@BUF
10.6
SD
3.1
@PIT
DAL 7.0
NYG
4.3
@WAS
8.3
CHI
8.0
@SF
7.1
CIN
5.6
@GB
BYE 5.0
PHI
13.0
@CLE
3.1
@PIT
5.4
BAL
4.3
WAS
9.7
@MIN
7.0
@NYG
5.7
TB
7.1
DET
5.0
@PHI
DEN 6.8
CAR
6.3
IND
7.1
@CIN
5.7
@TB
3.5
ATL
10.6
@SD
7.6
HOU
10.6
SD
2.5
@OAK
6.7
@NO
BYE 2.9
KC
10.3
@JAX
6.9
@TEN
3.5
NE
2.9
@KC
2.5
OAK
DET 6.3
@IND
6.9
TEN
5.6
@GB
8.3
@CHI
5.0
PHI
13.2
LA
4.3
WAS
7.6
@HOU
9.7
@MIN
BYE 10.3
JAX
9.7
MIN
6.7
@NO
8.3
CHI
7.0
@NYG
3.7
@DAL
5.6
GB
GB 10.3
@JAX
9.7
@MIN
7.1
DET
BYE 7.0
NYG
3.7
DAL
8.3
CHI
3.5
@ATL
6.3
IND
6.9
@TEN
4.3
@WAS
5.0
@PHI
7.6
HOU
7.6
SEA
8.3
@CHI
9.7
MIN
7.1
@DET
HOU 8.3
CHI
2.9
KC
3.5
@NE
6.9
TEN
9.7
@MIN
6.3
IND
9.8
@DEN
7.1
DET
BYE 10.3
@JAX
2.5
@OAK
10.6
SD
5.6
@GB
6.3
@IND
10.3
JAX
7.1
CIN
6.9
@TEN
IND 7.1
DET
9.8
@DEN
10.6
SD
10.3
@JAX
8.3
CHI
7.6
@HOU
6.9
@TEN
2.9
KC
5.6
@GB
BYE 6.9
TEN
3.1
PIT
12.4
@NYJ
7.6
HOU
9.7
@MIN
2.5
@OAK
10.3
JAX
JAX 5.6
GB
10.6
@SD
5.4
BAL
6.3
IND
BYE 8.3
@CHI
2.5
OAK
6.9
@TEN
2.9
@KC
7.6
HOU
7.1
@DET
4.0
@BUF
9.8
DEN
9.7
MIN
7.6
@HOU
6.9
TEN
6.3
@IND
KC 10.6
SD
7.6
@HOU
12.4
NYJ
3.1
@PIT
BYE 2.5
@OAK
6.7
NO
6.3
@IND
10.3
JAX
6.8
@CAR
5.7
TB
9.8
@DEN
3.5
@ATL
2.5
OAK
6.9
TEN
9.8
DEN
10.6
@SD
LA 8.0
@SF
7.6
SEA
5.7
@TB
9.6
@ARI
4.0
BUF
7.1
@DET
7.0
NYG
BYE 6.8
CAR
12.4
@NYJ
6.0
MIA
6.7
@NO
3.5
@NE
3.5
ATL
7.6
@SEA
8.0
SF
9.6
ARI
MIA 7.6
@SEA
3.5
@NE
13.0
CLE
7.1
@CIN
6.9
TEN
3.1
PIT
4.0
BUF
BYE 12.4
NYJ
10.6
@SD
13.2
@LA
8.0
SF
5.4
@BAL
9.6
ARI
12.4
@NYJ
4.0
@BUF
3.5
NE
MIN 6.9
@TEN
5.6
GB
6.8
@CAR
7.0
NYG
7.6
HOU
BYE 5.0
@PHI
8.3
@CHI
7.1
DET
4.3
@WAS
9.6
ARI
7.1
@DET
3.7
DAL
10.3
@JAX
6.3
IND
5.6
@GB
8.3
CHI
NE 9.6
@ARI
6.0
MIA
7.6
HOU
4.0
BUF
13.0
@CLE
7.1
CIN
3.1
@PIT
4.0
@BUF
BYE 7.6
SEA
8.0
@SF
12.4
@NYJ
13.2
LA
5.4
BAL
9.8
@DEN
12.4
NYJ
6.0
@MIA
NO 2.5
OAK
7.0
@NYG
3.5
ATL
10.6
@SD
BYE 6.8
CAR
2.9
@KC
7.6
SEA
8.0
@SF
9.8
DEN
6.8
@CAR
13.2
LA
7.1
DET
5.7
@TB
9.6
@ARI
5.7
TB
3.5
@ATL
NYG 3.7
@DAL
6.7
NO
4.3
WAS
9.7
@MIN
5.6
@GB
5.4
BAL
13.2
@LA
BYE 5.0
PHI
7.1
CIN
8.3
CHI
13.0
@CLE
3.1
@PIT
3.7
DAL
7.1
DET
5.0
@PHI
4.3
@WAS
NYJ 7.1
CIN
4.0
@BUF
2.9
@KC
7.6
SEA
3.1
@PIT
9.6
@ARI
5.4
BAL
13.0
@CLE
6.0
@MIA
13.2
LA
BYE 3.5
NE
6.3
IND
8.0
@SF
6.0
MIA
3.5
@NE
4.0
BUF
OAK 6.7
@NO
3.5
ATL
6.9
@TEN
5.4
@BAL
10.6
SD
2.9
KC
10.3
@JAX
5.7
@TB
9.8
DEN
BYE 7.6
HOU
6.8
CAR
4.0
BUF
2.9
@KC
10.6
@SD
6.3
IND
9.8
@DEN
PHI 13.0
CLE
8.3
@CHI
3.1
PIT
BYE 7.1
@DET
4.3
@WAS
9.7
MIN
3.7
@DAL
7.0
@NYG
3.5
ATL
7.6
@SEA
5.6
GB
7.1
@CIN
4.3
WAS
5.4
@BAL
7.0
NYG
3.7
DAL
PIT 4.3
@WAS
7.1
CIN
5.0
@PHI
2.9
KC
12.4
NYJ
6.0
@MIA
3.5
NE
BYE 5.4
@BAL
3.7
DAL
13.0
@CLE
6.3
@IND
7.0
NYG
4.0
@BUF
7.1
@CIN
5.4
BAL
13.0
CLE
SD 2.9
@KC
10.3
JAX
6.3
@IND
6.7
NO
2.5
@OAK
9.8
DEN
3.5
@ATL
9.8
@DEN
6.9
TEN
6.0
MIA
BYE 7.6
@HOU
5.7
TB
6.8
@CAR
2.5
OAK
13.0
@CLE
2.9
KC
SEA 6.0
MIA
13.2
@LA
8.0
SF
12.4
@NYJ
BYE 3.5
ATL
9.6
@ARI
6.7
@NO
4.0
BUF
3.5
@NE
5.0
PHI
5.7
@TB
6.8
CAR
5.6
@GB
13.2
LA
9.6
ARI
8.0
@SF
SF 13.2
LA
6.8
@CAR
7.6
@SEA
3.7
DAL
9.6
ARI
4.0
@BUF
5.7
TB
BYE 6.7
NO
9.6
@ARI
3.5
NE
6.0
@MIA
8.3
@CHI
12.4
NYJ
3.5
@ATL
13.2
@LA
7.6
SEA
TB 3.5
@ATL
9.6
@ARI
13.2
LA
9.8
DEN
6.8
@CAR
BYE 8.0
@SF
2.5
OAK
3.5
ATL
8.3
CHI
2.9
@KC
7.6
SEA
10.6
@SD
6.7
NO
3.7
@DAL
6.7
@NO
6.8
CAR
TEN 9.7
MIN
7.1
@DET
2.5
OAK
7.6
@HOU
6.0
@MIA
13.0
CLE
6.3
IND
10.3
JAX
10.6
@SD
5.6
GB
6.3
@IND
8.3
@CHI
BYE 9.8
DEN
2.9
@KC
10.3
@JAX
7.6
HOU
WAS 3.1
PIT
3.7
DAL
7.0
@NYG
13.0
CLE
5.4
@BAL
5.0
PHI
7.1
@DET
7.1
@CIN
BYE 9.7
MIN
5.6
GB
3.7
@DAL
9.6
@ARI
5.0
@PHI
6.8
CAR
8.3
@CHI
7.0
NYG

Schedule difficulty based on opponent's fantasy points allowed to opposing defenses. Worst matchup = 1, Best matchup = 32.

Offensive Rankings (Worst to Best Matchups for DT):
1 Raiders
2 Chiefs
3 Steelers
4 Falcons
5 Patriots
6 Cowboys
7 Bills
8 Redskins
9 Eagles
10 Ravens
11 Packers
12 Buccaneers
13 Dolphins
14 Colts
15 Saints
16 Panthers
17 Titans
18 Giants
19 Lions
20 Bengals
21 Seahawks
22 Texans
23 49ers
24 Bears
25 Cardinals
26 Vikings
27 Broncos
28 Jaguars
29 Chargers
30 Jets
31 Browns
32 Rams
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