How do the LA Rams rank in 2021 “strength of schedule”? As how it pertains to the records of their 2021 opponents in 2020, the Rams have the 10th-hardest strength of schedule because their opponents next season had a .515 winning percentage last year.
As is always the case, the Rams hover in the same area as the other three NFC West teams because divisionmates always play similar schedules. The Seahawks rank tied for 11th, the Cardinals are tied for 13th, and the San Francisco 49ers are tied for 20th with the last place schedule in the NFC West.
Here is a full list, as provided by the NFL:
Will San Francisco’s last place finish in 2020 help propel them to first place in the division in 2021? We know that injuries held the 49ers back last season but did they actually get any better at quarterback?
The easiest schedules — only as it pertains to how team played in 2020, which is not nearly as consequential of a strength of schedule as is often mentioned — belong to teams in the NFC East. The reigning champion Buccaneers have the fourth-easiest schedule by these terms.