Sport A look at the strength of schedule for each NFL team

22:06  21 april  2017
22:06  21 april  2017 Source:   Touchdown Wire

Lions president says NFL schedule will be released next Thursday

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With the close of the regular season, the NFL 's scheduling formula has already determined which teams will face each other, just not when and in what And with that info, we can take a quick look at how the 2016 Strength Of Schedule plays out for the Cowboys and every other NFL team .

The NFL will announce on Thursday the 2016 regular-season schedule . While we don't know the specific order of games for each team , we do know each team 's strength of schedule . Leading the pack are the Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers

The 2017 NFL schedule was officially released yesterday, meaning teams now know what the road to Super Bowl LII in Minnesota will look like.

For some teams, the road will be a lot less bumpy than for others, but no matter what the slate of games looks like, every team will be tested at some point next season.

So, who has the easiest strength of schedule and who has the toughest? Check out the video below to see where your team ranks.

The Colts have the easiest strength of schedule for the 2017 season, but that doesn't mean anything for a team that has failed to make the playoffs the past two seasons.

The defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots come in at No. 12, but I don't think any schedule is too difficult for a team like them.

The Broncos, just a year removed from a Super Bowl championship of their own, have the league's toughest schedule. With a new head coach coming in and their quarterback situation still a big question mark, the Broncos may very well have a tough go of it next year. With the Chiefs and Raiders emerging as legitimate Super Bowl contenders in the AFC West, the Broncos' long-run of division superiority may well be over for the foreseeable future.

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Here's a look at the 2016 NFL Strength of Schedule based on each team 's opponents Vegas odds of winning the Super Bowl. “1” is the hardest schedule and “32” is the easiest schedule . “Avg. Opp. SB Odds” is the average opponent Super Bowl odds ranked from 1-32.

The only team that played an easy schedule and struggled -- the Dolphins -- ended up firing their coach. Anyway, here's the 2016 strength of schedule for each NFL team (Combined 2015 record of all 16 opponents, combined winning percentage).

PHOTOS: 2017'S CAN'T-MISS GAMES

The 2017 NFL schedule is out and fans everywhere are clearing their autumn Sundays to make sure they're in front of the TV for the biggest matchups of the year. To help you wade through the 256-game slate, here are the best 13 games of the year. Plan accordingly. The 13 can't-miss games on the 2017 NFL schedule. (Get ready for some Cowboys.)

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