Easiest, hardest paths to playoffs

Schedule favors Philadelphia Eagles, hinders Tom Brady's Patriots

Originally Published: April 18, 2013
By Nik Bonaddio and Keith Goldner | numberFire
NFL FansHoward Smith/US PresswirePhiladelphia Eagles fans should be happy after looking over their team's 2013 schedule.

With the release of the 2013 NFL schedule, fans are rushing to see when their teams will be facing their rivals next season. The biggest question: Will my team make the playoffs? Strength of schedule has an enormous effect on playoff hopes, so we at numberFire.com have peered into the strength of each team's 2013 slate to see which team has the easiest and hardest path to the playoffs.