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Cowboys 2014 strength of schedule ranks 18 in NFL at 48%

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    NFL strength of schedule in 2014
    Rank. Team – Opp. Win Pct.
    1. Oakland Raiders -- .578
    2. Denver Broncos -- .570
    3. St. Louis Rams --.564
    4. San Diego Chargers -- .563
    4. San Francisco 49ers -- .563
    6. Seattle Seahawks -- .561
    7. Kansas City Chiefs -- .559
    8. Arizona Cardinals -- .547
    9. New York Jets -- .520
    10. New England Patriots -- .516
    11. Atlanta Falcons -- .512
    12. Miami Dolphins -- .508
    13. Green Bay Packers -- .504
    14. Buffalo Bills -- .500
    15. Chicago Bears -- .496
    16. Detroit Lions -- .492
    17. Washington Redskins -- .490
    18. Dallas Cowboys -- .488
    19. Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- .484
    20. Philadelphia Eagles -- .479
    21. Minnesota Vikings -- .477
    22. Carolina Panthers -- .473
    23. Cincinnati Bengals -- .469
    23. New Orleans Saints -- .469
    23. Pittsburgh Steelers -- .469
    26. Cleveland Browns -- .465
    26. New York Giants -- .465
    28. Baltimore Ravens -- .461
    29. Jacksonville Jaguars -- .453
    30. Houston Texans -- .441
    31. Tennessee Titans -- .438
    32. Indianapolis Colts -- .430

    http://www.csnbayarea.com/raiders/raiders-have-nfls-toughest-2014-schedule?p=ya5nbcs&ocid=yahoo
  2. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Poor Raiders.
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  3. 17yearsandcounting

    17yearsandcounting Benched

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    It is probably only ranked so bad because we get the Skins and Giants for a quarter of the schedule.
  4. pancakeman

    pancakeman Well-Known Member

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    Poor Raiders, that's a pretty brutal schedule. Six tough division games, plus NFC West, and Patriots.
  5. yentl911

    yentl911 Well-Known Member

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    middle of the pack schedule for a middle of the pack team.
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  6. TonyRomo17

    TonyRomo17 Active Member

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    the cowboys wont make the playoffs until they fire JG
  7. Aikmaniac

    Aikmaniac Well-Known Member

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    Powerball numbers?
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  8. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    I never put much stock into strength of schedule. It can tell you based on the past season but can't tell you what team is going to step up. I'm sure KC did not look like a hard game before the start of the 2013 season that changed on the other hand Houston looked to be a true contender and fell flat.
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  9. 31smackdown

    31smackdown Active Member

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    Does anyone have what last years projected strength of schedule was and what it actually ended up to be? In a league with such swings, how much does this really mean outside of the top 2 or 3 on each end?
  10. DoctorChicken

    DoctorChicken Well-Known Member

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    Poor Raiders. They already suck and now this.
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  11. Beast_from_East

    Beast_from_East Well-Known Member

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    I will go ahead and say it..................The Raiders are on the clock (1st pick in 2015 with that schedule).................LOL
  12. pancakeman

    pancakeman Well-Known Member

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    This site shows the SoS rankings (but not the winning percentages) before and after the season.
    Some of the more notable ones:
    - Lions expected to have 2nd hardest schedule but in reality it was the 29th!
    - Packers expected the 6th hardest and got the 30th.
    - Bucs expected middle of the pack but their opponents won the most.
    - Texans expected 26th hardest, got 2nd hardest instead!
    - Poor Raiders expected the 29th hardest but got the 8th.

    Cowboys schedule looked 24th hardest, wound up being 21st.
  13. Proximo

    Proximo Well-Known Member

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    Exactly. Way too many surprises in this league each year to try and guess this far in advance which schedules are going to be the easiest or hardest.
  14. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    true, this will all change once the cowboys start to steam roll everyone, making their opponent's SOS MUCH higher :D
  15. StarBoyz83

    StarBoyz83 Well-Known Member

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    That and get talent on the roster.
  16. hipfake08

    hipfake08 Well-Known Member

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    LOL. Another year of being the whipping target for a lot of teams.:rolleyes:
  17. dstovall5

    dstovall5 Well-Known Member

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    Hmm, sounds familiar. :rolleyes:
  18. GoCowboysGo

    GoCowboysGo Active Member

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    I wish they added strength of schedule outside a team's own division.

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