Updated Monday Dec. 31

2018 NFL Strength of Schedule Rankings

Strength of Schedule Played and Strength of Schedule Remaining for all 32 NFL teams.

Our NFL data was last updated on the final day of the 2018 NFL regular season. Please check back this coming September for our coverage of the 2019 NFL season.

Our NFL Strength of Schedule rankings represents the average difficulty of those opponents that each team has faced or will face during the current season. The strength of an opponent is determined by their ranking in our Composite NFL Power Rankings. A low opponent average ranking (opp avg) indicates a difficult schedule, whereas a high opponent average ranking suggests an easier schedule.

NFL Strength of Schedule Played

Our Strength of Schedule Played shows the current average ranking for each opponent that a given team has faced to date.

DIFFICULT

EASY

TEAM DIVISION GURU
RANK
AVERAGE
OPPONENT
RANK
1
BengalsCIN6-10
AFC North 26
14.05
2
RaidersOAK4-12
AFC West 30
14.22
3
BuccaneersTB5-11
NFC South 23
14.62
4
CardinalsARI3-13
NFC West 32
14.63
5
BrownsCLE7-8-1
AFC North 19
14.95
6
PanthersCAR7-9
NFC South 17
15.16
7
SteelersPIT9-6-1
AFC North 8
15.38
8
49ersSF4-12
NFC West 28
15.41
9
BroncosDEN6-10
AFC West 20
15.52
10
GiantsNYG5-11
NFC East 22
15.69
11
JaguarsJAX5-11
AFC South 24
15.74
12
EaglesPHI9-7
NFC East 12
15.82
13
SaintsNO13-3
NFC South 1
16.16
14
BillsBUF6-10
AFC East 27
16.41
15
RedskinsWSH7-9
NFC East 25
16.43
16
RavensBAL10-6
AFC North 7
16.50
17
TitansTEN9-7
AFC South 16
16.50
18
FalconsATL7-9
NFC South 15
16.55
19
LionsDET6-10
NFC North 21
16.60
20
CowboysDAL10-6
NFC East 14
16.61
21
RamsLAR13-3
NFC West 2
16.61
22
VikingsMIN8-7-1
NFC North 13
16.62
23
ChiefsKC12-4
AFC West 3
16.72
24
SeahawksSEA10-6
NFC West 9
16.84
25
ChargersLAC12-4
AFC West 5
17.39
26
JetsNYJ4-12
AFC East 31
17.42
27
PackersGB6-9-1
NFC North 18
17.60
28
DolphinsMIA7-9
AFC East 29
18.64
29
TexansHOU11-5
AFC South 10
18.91
30
PatriotsNE11-5
AFC East 4
18.97
31
BearsCHI12-4
NFC North 6
19.48
32
ColtsIND10-6
AFC South 11
19.89

NFL Strength of Schedule Remaining

Our Strength of Schedule Remaining rankings show the average difficulty of opponents each team will face for the rest of the season.

DIFFICULT

EASY

TEAM DIVISION GURU
RANK
AVERAGE
OPPONENT
RANK
1
PanthersCAR7-9
NFC South 17
0.00
2
49ersSF4-12
NFC West 28
0.00
3
RaidersOAK4-12
AFC West 30
0.00
4
BrownsCLE7-8-1
AFC North 19
0.00
5
JetsNYJ4-12
AFC East 31
0.00
6
BroncosDEN6-10
AFC West 20
0.00
7
VikingsMIN8-7-1
NFC North 13
0.00
8
BengalsCIN6-10
AFC North 26
0.00
9
CardinalsARI3-13
NFC West 32
0.00
10
BearsCHI12-4
NFC North 6
0.00
11
JaguarsJAX5-11
AFC South 24
0.00
12
RedskinsWSH7-9
NFC East 25
0.00
13
TitansTEN9-7
AFC South 16
0.00
14
GiantsNYG5-11
NFC East 22
0.00
15
ColtsIND10-6
AFC South 11
0.00
16
LionsDET6-10
NFC North 21
0.00
17
BuccaneersTB5-11
NFC South 23
0.00
18
ChargersLAC12-4
AFC West 5
0.00
19
RavensBAL10-6
AFC North 7
0.00
20
SaintsNO13-3
NFC South 1
0.00
21
TexansHOU11-5
AFC South 10
0.00
22
CowboysDAL10-6
NFC East 14
0.00
23
FalconsATL7-9
NFC South 15
0.00
24
EaglesPHI9-7
NFC East 12
0.00
25
PackersGB6-9-1
NFC North 18
0.00
26
SteelersPIT9-6-1
AFC North 8
0.00
27
RamsLAR13-3
NFC West 2
0.00
28
DolphinsMIA7-9
AFC East 29
0.00
29
BillsBUF6-10
AFC East 27
0.00
30
ChiefsKC12-4
AFC West 3
0.00
31
PatriotsNE11-5
AFC East 4
0.00
32
SeahawksSEA10-6
NFC West 9
0.00