The Nationwide Soccer League has launched its 2021 common-season schedule, so we now know all of the matchups we’ll be in the course of the fantasy soccer marketing campaign. Extra importantly, we all know which groups can have the most effective and worst matchups throughout a very powerful time of the yr for fantasy managers: The playoffs.
Strength of Schedule by Place: QB | RB | WR | TE
Fantasy Playoff Strength of Schedule by Place: QB | RB | WR | TE
These playoff weeks at the moment are Weeks 15-17 (it had been Weeks 13-16), because the league has expanded to a 17-sport slate. Utilizing the fantasy factors allowed knowledge (residence/street) from this previous season, listed below are the groups whose gamers could lead on you to a league championship and people whose playoff schedule may value you an opportunity on the title.
A backfield committee appears fairly seemingly in Jacksonville, however James Robinson and Travis Etienne have nice matchups within the fantasy playoffs. This duo will face the Texans and Jets, who allowed 24+ fantasy factors to operating backs final season.
Mike Davis initiatives to be the beginning operating again for the Falcons, and matchups in opposition to the Lions and Payments in Weeks 16 and 17 may make him a league winner.
James Conner and Chase Edmonds will share the workload in Arizona, and their slate of video games within the fantasy postseason features a matchup in opposition to the Lions and Cowboys.
Whether or not it is Melvin Gordon, Javonte Williams, or each, the Broncos backfield has a pleasant slate within the fantasy playoffs this season in opposition to the Bengals, Raiders, and Chargers.
Miles Sanders has misplaced worth after the additions of Kenneth Gainwell and Kerryon Johnson, and his postseason slate consists of two video games in opposition to the Soccer Crew and their underappreciated entrance seven.
Far be it from me to suppose Derrick Henry is topic to the matchups in fantasy leagues, however he does face the Steelers (street), 49ers, and Dolphins in postseason motion.
Myles Gaskin seems to be like the favourite to begin for the Dolphins this season, however he’ll face what needs to be an improved Jets protection, the Titans, and the Saints within the postseason.
Josh Jacobs and Kenyan Drake will damage one another’s fantasy worth, and postseason matchups in opposition to the Browns, Broncos, and Colts draft damage their inventory even additional.
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