posted by SportsAndLady
This would be a huge win. I am not expecting it though.
Fucking sucks that the browns are facing the second toughest schedule in the NFL the rest of the way. I thought the NFL actively tries to do their schedules so that this wouldn’t happen to a previously last place team? SMH
The thing is, that only effects two games, where you'd get the last place team from two other divisions (Jets, Houston for you). Other than that, every team in our division plays every team in the AFC West and NFC South. And in our division, you'd have the perceived toughest schedule by default because every other team would have two games against your 0-16 team from last year, while you'd have 6 games against three teams that combined for 29-19.
Really, toughest schedule in the NFL means nothing until you're at least halfway through the season in order to know how the teams legitimately are this year because with a 16-game season and all the turnover that happens on rosters via the draft, free agency, injuries, holdouts, whatever, you can always count on some changes from who's good and who's bad from year to year.