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2021 Fantasy Football RB Strength of Schedule (Non-PPR)


Fantasy football strength of schedule helps fantasy managers determine which teams and players have favorable (or unfavorable) schedules for the 2021 NFL season.

Based on each team's scheduled opponents for 2021, we have tallied the average fantasy points allowed by each of their opponents to the position.

[Note: Our SOS includes all 17 opponents given the expectation that the NFL will implement a 17-game regular-season schedule in 2021.]

While strength of schedule should not be the sole factor in determining who to draft/add, it could help potentially break a tie between two players that you may view as comparable.

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The complete strength of schedule for running backs (standard scoring) is below:

RankTeamPlayerFantasy SOS
1Indianapolis ColtsJonathan Taylor20.31
2New York JetsLamical Perine20.18
3Tennessee TitansDerrick Henry20.09
4Jacksonville JaguarsJames Robinson19.71
5New England PatriotsDamien Harris19.69
5Buffalo BillsDevin Singletary19.69
7Cleveland BrownsNick Chubb19.48
8Houston TexansDavid Johnson19.26
9San Francisco 49ersRaheem Mostert19.21
10Miami DolphinsMyles Gaskin19.19
11Minnesota VikingsDalvin Cook19.04
12Arizona CardinalsKenyan Drake19
13Atlanta FalconsIto Smith18.98
13Pittsburgh SteelersJames Conner18.98
15Los Angeles RamsCam Akers18.83
16Seattle SeahawksChris Carson18.78
17Denver BroncosMelvin Gordon18.74
18Baltimore RavensJ.K. Dobbins18.62
19Los Angeles ChargersAustin Ekeler18.58
20Chicago BearsDavid Montgomery18.44
21Cincinnati BengalsJoe Mixon18.4
22Green Bay PackersAaron Jones18.35
23Carolina PanthersChristian McCaffrey18.21
24Kansas City ChiefsClyde Edwards-Helaire18.12
25New Orleans SaintsAlvin Kamara18.02
26Las Vegas RaidersJosh Jacobs17.97
27Tampa Bay BuccaneersRonald Jones17.91
28WashingtonAntonio Gibson17.88
29Philadelphia EaglesMiles Sanders17.87
30New York GiantsSaquon Barkley17.76
31Detroit LionsD'Andre Swift17.43
32Dallas CowboysEzekiel Elliott17.19

Note: Fantasy SOS = Average fantasy points per game allowed in 2020 of each team's 2021 opponents.

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