Here's a look at the strength of schedule of each NFL team in 2009, based upon opponents' record in 2008.
 
Of course, we all realize that this is a trivial exercise, as year-to-year records in the NFL are so volatile. But it's a little exercise just the same here in the interminable NFL off-season.
 
2009 Strength of Schedule
Team
Opp. Pct.
Opp. Record
Games vs. teams .500 or better
Games vs. playoff teams
Miami
.594
152-104-0
13
6
Carolina
.592
151-104-1
15
7
New England
.590
151-105
13
7
Atlanta
.588
150-105-1
14
5
Tampa Bay
.580
148-107-1
13
7
Buffalo
.570
146-110
13
6
NY Jets
.568
145-110-1
11
6
New Orleans
.557
142-113-1
13
7
Philadelphia
.535
137-119
13
5
NY Giants
.527
134-120-2
14
7
Jacksonville
.516
132-124
10
6
Dallas
.516
131-123-2
12
7
Indianapolis
.512
131-125
10
5
Tennessee
.508
130-126
10
6
Houston
.506
129-126-1
8
6
Washington
.492
125-129-2
12
7
San Diego
.484
123-131-2
10
6
Kansas City
.484
123-131-1
10
6
Oakland
.480
122-132-2
12
6
Denver
.480
122-132-2
10
7
Detroit
.467
119-136-1
9
5
St. Louis
.465
119-137
9
5
Cincinnati
.465
119-137
10
6
Seattle
.457
117-139
9
5
Cleveland
.449
114-140-2
8
6
San Francisco
.443
113-142-1
9
7
Arizona
.441
113-143
7
5
Baltimore
.438
111-143-2
8
5
Pittsburgh
.434
110-144-2
8
6
Green Bay
.428
109-146-1
9
5
Minnesota
.420
107-148-1
7
5
Chicago
.414
105-149-2
7
7