Found April 17, 2012 on The Sport Mentalist:

The NFL released team schedules on Tuesday and according to the strength of schedule for all 32 teams, the New England Patriots and the Green Bay Packers will have the two easiest schedules for the 2012 season.
Strength of schedule really doesn’t mean so much in terms of a team’s chances of making it to the Super Bowl since it is only an indicator of how many wins a team’s combined opponents had during the regular season of the previous year. The 2009 season was proof of that. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE »
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