Updated Tuesday May. 11

2021 NFL Strength of Schedule Rankings

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

Our NFL Strength of Schedule rankings represents the average difficulty of those opponents that each team has faced or will face during the 2021 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 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
LionsDET0-0
NFC North 30
14.5
2
SeahawksSEA0-0
NFC West 7
14.7
3
RamsLAR0-0
NFC West 9
14.8
4
PackersGB0-0
NFC North 3
14.9
5
BearsCHI0-0
NFC North 16
15.0
6
SteelersPIT0-0
AFC North 8
15.2
7
TitansTEN0-0
AFC South 10
15.5
8
PanthersCAR0-0
NFC South 23
15.8
9
VikingsMIN0-0
NFC North 19
15.8
10
CardinalsARI0-0
NFC West 13
15.8
11
BengalsCIN0-0
AFC North 29
16.0
12
SaintsNO0-0
NFC South 1
16.1
13
TexansHOU0-0
AFC South 28
16.2
14
RavensBAL0-0
AFC North 5
16.3
15
JaguarsJAX0-0
AFC South 32
16.4
16
BrownsCLE0-0
AFC North 15
16.4
17
ColtsIND0-0
AFC South 11
16.4
18
JetsNYJ0-0
AFC East 31
16.5
19
49ersSF0-0
NFC West 12
16.5
20
BillsBUF0-0
AFC East 4
16.6
21
DolphinsMIA0-0
AFC East 14
16.7
22
WashingtonWSH0-0
NFC East 20
16.7
23
BuccaneersTB0-0
NFC South 2
16.7
24
PatriotsNE0-0
AFC East 17
16.9
25
RaidersOAK0-0
AFC West 22
17.2
26
GiantsNYG0-0
NFC East 27
17.3
27
FalconsATL0-0
NFC South 18
17.3
28
ChiefsKC0-0
AFC West 6
17.9
29
CowboysDAL0-0
NFC East 24
18.1
30
ChargersLAC0-0
AFC West 21
18.5
31
EaglesPHI0-0
NFC East 25
19.4
32
BroncosDEN0-0
AFC West 26
19.6

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
SaintsNO0-0
NFC South 1
0.0
2
FalconsATL0-0
NFC South 18
0.0
3
VikingsMIN0-0
NFC North 19
0.0
4
WashingtonWSH0-0
NFC East 20
0.0
5
ChargersLAC0-0
AFC West 21
0.0
6
RaidersOAK0-0
AFC West 22
0.0
7
PanthersCAR0-0
NFC South 23
0.0
8
CowboysDAL0-0
NFC East 24
0.0
9
EaglesPHI0-0
NFC East 25
0.0
10
BroncosDEN0-0
AFC West 26
0.0
11
GiantsNYG0-0
NFC East 27
0.0
12
TexansHOU0-0
AFC South 28
0.0
13
BengalsCIN0-0
AFC North 29
0.0
14
LionsDET0-0
NFC North 30
0.0
15
JetsNYJ0-0
AFC East 31
0.0
16
PatriotsNE0-0
AFC East 17
0.0
17
BearsCHI0-0
NFC North 16
0.0
18
ChiefsKC0-0
AFC West 6
0.0
19
BuccaneersTB0-0
NFC South 2
0.0
20
PackersGB0-0
NFC North 3
0.0
21
BillsBUF0-0
AFC East 4
0.0
22
RavensBAL0-0
AFC North 5
0.0
23
SeahawksSEA0-0
NFC West 7
0.0
24
SteelersPIT0-0
AFC North 8
0.0
25
RamsLAR0-0
NFC West 9
0.0
26
TitansTEN0-0
AFC South 10
0.0
27
ColtsIND0-0
AFC South 11
0.0
28
49ersSF0-0
NFC West 12
0.0
29
CardinalsARI0-0
NFC West 13
0.0
30
DolphinsMIA0-0
AFC East 14
0.0
31
BrownsCLE0-0
AFC North 15
0.0
32
JaguarsJAX0-0
AFC South 32
0.0