NFL Schedule 2013: Eagles’ Strength of Schedule Near Bottom Third


If the Eagles want to get back into playoff contention in 2013, then they’ll have some serious upgrades to make to the current roster. But it does seem the team will get be getting some help from the schedule makers as it tries to get back on top this fall.

Based on 2012 results, the Eagles have the 20th most difficult schedule in 2013. Only one problem–the Cowboys (24th) and Giants (25th) have it even easier.

The Eagles’ 2013 opponents went a combined 127-129 a year ago, good for a .496 winning percentage.

Here’s the full list:
2013 Strength of schedule
Team SOS Opponent record
Carolina Panthers .543 138-116-2
Detroit Lions .539 138-118-0
New Orleans Saints .539 137-117-2
St. Louis Rams .539 137-117-2
Baltimore Ravens .535 137-119-0
Green Bay Packers .533 136-119-1
Arizona Cardinals .520 131-121-4
Miami Dolphins .520 133-123-0
San Francisco 49ers .520 132-122-2
Minnesota Vikings .516 132-124-0
Seattle Seahawks .516 130-122-4
Cincinnati Bengals .508 130-126-0
Jacksonville Jaguars .508 129-125-2
New England Patriots .508 130-126-0
Atlanta Falcons .504 128-126-0
Chicago Bears .502 128-127-1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers .500 127-127-2
Washington Redskins .498 127-128-1
New York Jets .496 127-129-0
Philadelphia Eagles .496 127-129-0
Cleveland Browns .492 126-130-0
Pittsburgh Steelers .496 126-130-0
Tennessee Titans .488 124-130-2
New York Giants .480 123-133-0
Dallas Cowboys .480 121-134-1
Buffalo Bills .473 121-135-0
Houston Texans .473 120-134-2
Kansas City Chiefs .473 121-135-0
Oakland Raiders .469 120-136-0
Indianapolis Colts .461 117-137-2
San Diego Chargers .457 117-139-0
Denver Broncos .430 110-146-0

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