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NFL Strength Of Schedule Rankings 2022-2023

The New York Giants have the easiest strength of schedule for the 2022 NFL season, according to predicted win totals.

NFL teams having the most straightforward schedules for 2022:

  • New York Giants
  • Philadelphia Eagles
  • Indianapolis Colts
  • Chicago Bears
  • Detroit Lions

Which NFL team’s schedule is the toughest in 2022:

The Kansas City Chiefs have the toughest strength of schedule for the 2022 NFL season, according to predicted win totals.

NFL clubs’ 2022 schedules that are the toughest:

  • Kansas City Chiefs
  • Los Angeles Rams
  • Las Vegas Raiders
  • Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Houston Texans

Strength of Schedule for the 2022 NFL, Listed by Team

Schedule for the 2022 season, ranked from easiest (#1) to hardest (#32), along with expected win totals and current betting odds for each NFL team:

1New York Giants7.17.5 +130
2Philadelphia Eagles8.878.5 -150
3Indianapolis Colts9.89.5 -140
4Chicago Bears6.86.5 -140
5Detroit Lions6.256.5 +115
6Washington Commanders7.657.5 -125
7Tampa Bay Buccaneers11.511.5 -110
8Cleveland Browns10.010 -110
9New Orleans Saints8.28.5 +120
10Dallas Cowboys10.510.5 -110
11Baltimore Ravens9.659.5 -125
12Jacksonville Jaguars6.356.5 +105
13San Francisco 49ers9.89.5 -140
14Carolina Panthers5.65.5 -120
15Green Bay Packers10.8510.5 -145
16Minnesota Vikings8.78.5 -130
17Denver Broncos10.110.5 +130
18Buffalo Bills11.6511.5 -125
19Miami Dolphins8.78.5 -130
20Los Angeles Chargers10.210.5 +120
21Tennessee Titans9.49.5 +100
22Seattle Seahawks5.85.5 -140
23Atlanta Falcons4.454.5 -105
24Arizona Cardinals9.059.5 +135
25New England Patriots8.68.5 -120
26Cincinnati Bengals9.69.5 -120
27New York Jets5.855.5 -145
28Houston Texans4.454.5 -105
29Pittsburgh Steelers7.67.5 -120
30Las Vegas Raiders8.58.5 -110
31Los Angeles Rams10.410.5 +100
32Kansas City Chiefs10.5510.5 -115

Strength of Schedule for the 2022 NFL, Visualization

The usage of 2022 Vegas win totals is considerably preferable than the majority of commonly used metrics that utilise the previous season’s record, even though there aren’t any exact measures of the strength of schedule.

Based on Vegas win totals, below is a graphic analysis of each team’s strength of schedule rankings for the 2022 NFL season.

How Reliable Is Warren Sharp’s Model for Estimating Schedule Strength?

The top eight teams with the toughest schedules from the previous season (2021) were the Raiders, Texans, Chiefs, Lions, Steelers, Cardinals, Giants, and Commanders.

Except for the Chiefs (#20), who have one of the Top 8 toughest schedules, all of them were predicted to have them by Warren Sharp’s 2021 NFL Strength of Schedule methodology.

The top seven teams with the easiest schedule during the previous season (2021) were the Bills, Buccaneers, Bengals, Broncos, Eagles, Dolphins, and Cowboys.

Six of these Top 7 teams were predicted by Warren Sharp’s 2021 NFL Strength of Schedule methodology to be among the Top 10 Easiest Schedules (only the Bengals did not).

Projections for Strength of Schedule are they reliable?

Short response: YES Only 3 of the 10 NFL teams with the toughest 2021 schedules exceeded their predicted victory total. Raiders, Steelers, and Cardinals

Only three of the 10 NFL teams with the easiest schedules for 2021 fell short of their predicted victory total: Browns, Broncos, and Bills

NFL strength of schedule for 2022 compared to 2021 data

We may determine which teams’ schedules have gotten better or worse over time by comparing the actual strength of schedule team rankings from the previous season (2021) with the predicted 2022 strength of schedule.

Which NFL teams will have the greatest advantage in net rest in 2022?

  • Bills
  • Lions
  • Broncos
  • Cowboys
  • Buccaneers

Which NFL teams will have the greatest disadvantage in 2022 in terms of net rest advantage?

  • Packers
  • Patriots
  • Texans
  • Jets
  • Saints

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