2012 NFL strength of schedule
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April 17, 2012
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2012 NFL Strength of Schedule By Team

A look at the most difficult schedules in 2012 (based on opponents' 2011 record).

Rank Team Combined W-L Record Winning Pct. Games vs. Quality Opp.**

1 N.Y. Giants* 140-116 .547 7

2 Denver* 139-117 .543 7

3 Cleveland 135-121 .527 7

4 St. Louis 134-122 .523 5

4 Baltimore* 134-122 .523 7

6 San Diego 133-123 .520 6

7 Philadelphia 132-124 .516 8

8 Minnesota 131-125 .512 7

8 Arizona 131-125 .512 6

10 Carolina 130-126 .508 5

11 Seattle 129-127 .504 5

11 Dallas 129-127 .504 7

11 New Orleans* 129-127 .504 5

14 Jacksonville 128-128 .500 8

14 Cincinnati* 128-128 .500 5

14 Pittsburgh* 128-128 .500 6

14 Indianapolis 128-128 .500 7

18 Oakland 127-129 .496 5

18 Miami 127-129 .496 6

20 N.Y. Jets 126-130 .492 6

20 Kansas City 126-130 .492 5

20 Chicago 126-130 .492 7

20 Detroit* 126-130 .492 6

24 Washington 125-131 .488 7

24 Atlanta* 125-131 .488 4

24 San Francisco* 125-131 .488 5

27 Tampa Bay 124-132 .484 5

28 Tennessee 123-133 .480 6

29 Houston* 121-135 .473 6

29 Buffalo 121-135 .473 5

31 Green Bay* 120-136 .469 7

32 New England* 116-140 .453 4

* 2011 playoff team.

** Quality opponents are teams that had at least nine wins in 2011.

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