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Fabiano's Fantasy Playoff Schedule for 2020

The National Football League has released its 2020 regular-season schedule, so we now know all of the matchups we'll be looking at during the course of the fantasy football campaign. More importantly, we know which teams will have the best and worst matchups during the most vital time of the year for fantasy owners ... the postseason.

Using the fantasy points allowed data (home/road)) from last season, here's the teams whose players could lead you to a league championship ... and those who's playoff schedule could cost you a chance at the title.

Quarterbacks

  1. Baltimore Ravens (vs. PIT, vs. NYG, at CIN): 20.8
    1. Kansas City Chiefs (at MIA, at NO, vs. ATL): 20.7
    2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at vs. MIN, at ATL, at DET): 20.6
      T-4. Dallas Cowboys (at CIN, vs. PIT, vs. PHI): 19.4
      T-4. Los Angeles Chargers (vs. ATL, at LV, vs. DEN): 19.4
      T-6. New England Patriots (at LAR, at MIA, vs. BUF): 18.6
      T-6. Arizona Cardinals (at NYG, vs. PHI, vs. SF): 18.6
      T-8. Pittsburgh Steelers (at BUF, at CIN, vs. IND): 18.3
      T-8. Philadelphia Eagles (vs. NO, at ARI, at DAL): 18.3
    3. San Francisco 49ers (vs. WAS, at DAL, at ARI): 18.0
      T-11. Green Bay Packers (at DET, vs. CAR, vs. TEN): 17.9
      T-11. Seattle Seahawks (vs. NYJ, at WAS, vs. LAR): 17.9
    4. Detroit Lions (vs. GB, at TEN, vs. TB): 17.7
    5. Las Vegas Raiders (vs, IND, vs. LAC, vs. MIA): 17.5
      T-15. New York Jets (at SEA, at LAR, vs. CLE): 17.3
      T-15. Indianapolis Colts (at LV, vs. HOU, at PIT): 17.3
    6. Atlanta Falcons (at LAC, vs. TB, at KC): 17.2
      T-18. Houston Texans (at CHI, at IND, vs. CIN): 17.1
      T-18. Carolina Panthers (vs. vs. DEN, at GB, at WAS): 17.1
      T-18. Cincinnati Bengals (vs. DAL, vs. PIT, at HOU): 17.1
      T-21. Chicago Bears (vs. HOU, at MIN, at JAX): 16.7
      T-21. New York Giants (vs. ARI, vs. CLE, at BAL): 16.7
    7. Minnesota Vikings (at TB, vs. CHI, at NO): 15.9
    8. Los Angeles Rams (vs. NE, vs. NYJ, at SEA): 15.7
    9. Tennessee Titans (at JAX, vs. DET, at GB): 15.5
    10. Denver Broncos (at CAR, vs. BUF, at LAC): 15.4
    11. Cleveland Browns (vs. BAL, at NYG, at NYJ): 14.8
    12. Washington Redskins (at SF, vs. SEA, vs. CAR): 14.4
    13. Miami Dolphins (vs. KC, vs. NE, at LV): 14.3
    14. New Orleans Saints (at PHI, vs. KC, vs. MIN): 14.0
    15. Buffalo Bills (vs. PIT, at DEN, at NE): 12.7
    16. Jacksonville Jaguars (vs. TEN, at BAL, vs. CHI): 12.0

Running backs

  1. Tennessee Titans (at JAX, vs. DET, at GB): 27.7
    1. Denver Broncos (at CAR, vs. BUF, at LAC): 27.3
      T-3. Carolina Panthers (vs. vs. DEN, at GB, at WAS): 26.8
      T-3. Atlanta Falcons (at LAC, vs. TB, at KC): 26.8
    2. San Francisco 49ers (vs. WAS, at DAL, at ARI): 26.6
    3. Green Bay Packers (at DET, vs. CAR, vs. TEN): 26.5
    4. Baltimore Ravens (vs. PIT, vs. NYG, at CIN): 26.0
    5. New York Giants (vs. ARI, vs. CLE, at BAL): 25.6
    6. Jacksonville Jaguars (vs. TEN, at BAL, vs. CHI): 25.4
    7. Washington Redskins (at SF, vs. SEA, vs. CAR): 25.1
      T-11. Chicago Bears (vs. HOU, at MIN, at JAX): 25.0
      T-11. New York Jets (at SEA, at LAR, vs. CLE): 25.0
    8. Las Vegas Raiders (vs, IND, vs. LAC, vs. MIA): 24.7
      T-14. Seattle Seahawks (vs. NYJ, at WAS, vs. LAR): 24.6
      T-14. Kansas City Chiefs (at MIA, at NO, vs. ATL): 24.6
    9. Los Angeles Chargers (vs. ATL, at LV, vs. DEN): 24.1
    10. Cincinnati Bengals (vs. DAL, vs. PIT, at HOU): 24.0
      T-18. Pittsburgh Steelers (at BUF, at CIN, vs. IND): 23.7
      T-18. New England Patriots (at LAR, at MIA, vs. BUF): 23.7
    11. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at vs. MIN, at ATL, at DET): 23.3
    12. Philadelphia Eagles (vs. NO, at ARI, at DAL): 23.0
    13. Houston Texans (at CHI, at IND, vs. CIN): 22.3
      T-23. New Orleans Saints (at PHI, vs. KC, vs. MIN): 21.9
      T-23. Detroit Lions (vs. GB, at TEN, vs. TB): 21.9
    14. Minnesota Vikings (at TB, vs. CHI, at NO): 21.7
    15. Indianapolis Colts (at LV, vs. HOU, at PIT): 21.5
    16. Arizona Cardinals (at NYG, vs. PHI, vs. SF): 21.5
    17. Dallas Cowboys (at CIN, vs. PIT, vs. PHI): 21.5
    18. Cleveland Browns (vs. BAL, at NYG, at NYJ): 21.4
    19. Los Angeles Rams (vs. NE, vs. NYJ, at SEA): 21.1
    20. Miami Dolphins (vs. KC, vs. NE, at LV): 20.9
    21. Buffalo Bills (vs. PIT, at DEN, at NE): 18.6

Wide receivers

  1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at vs. MIN, at ATL, at DET): 41.1
    1. Detroit Lions (vs. GB, at TEN, vs. TB): 39.9
    2. New England Patriots (at LAR, at MIA, vs. BUF): 39.1
    3. Kansas City Chiefs (at MIA, at NO, vs. ATL): 37.8
    4. Las Vegas Raiders (vs, IND, vs. LAC, vs. MIA): 36.9
    5. Dallas Cowboys (at CIN, vs. PIT, vs. PHI): 36.8
      T-7. Green Bay Packers (at DET, vs. CAR, vs. TEN): 36.5
      T-7. Indianapolis Colts (at LV, vs. HOU, at PIT): 36.5
      T-9. Arizona Cardinals (at NYG, vs. PHI, vs. SF): 36.4
      T-9. Baltimore Ravens (vs. PIT, vs. NYG, at CIN): 36.4
      T-11. New Orleans Saints (at PHI, vs. KC, vs. MIN): 36.1
      T-11. Los Angeles Chargers (vs. ATL, at LV, vs. DEN): 35.8
    6. Philadelphia Eagles (vs. NO, at ARI, at DAL): 35.6
    7. Minnesota Vikings (at TB, vs. CHI, at NO): 35.0
    8. Chicago Bears (vs. HOU, at MIN, at JAX): 34.9
    9. Washington Redskins (at SF, vs. SEA, vs. CAR): 34.3
    10. New York Jets (at SEA, at LAR, vs. CLE): 34.0
    11. Cleveland Browns (vs. BAL, at NYG, at NYJ): 33.9
    12. Seattle Seahawks (vs. NYJ, at WAS, vs. LAR): 33.6
    13. Denver Broncos (at CAR, vs. BUF, at LAC): 33.5
      T-21. San Francisco 49ers (vs. WAS, at DAL, at ARI): 33.2
      T-21. New York Giants (vs. ARI, vs. CLE, at BAL): 33.2
    14. Pittsburgh Steelers (at BUF, at CIN, vs. IND): 32.3
    15. Cincinnati Bengals (vs. DAL, vs. PIT, at HOU): 32.1
    16. Carolina Panthers (vs. vs. DEN, at GB, at WAS): 31.9
    17. Houston Texans (at CHI, at IND, vs. CIN): 31.6
    18. Tennessee Titans (at JAX, vs. DET, at GB): 31.5
    19. Atlanta Falcons (at LAC, vs. TB, at KC): 31.0
    20. Miami Dolphins (vs. KC, vs. NE, at LV): 30.9
    21. Jacksonville Jaguars (vs. TEN, at BAL, vs. CHI): 30.7
    22. Los Angeles Rams (vs. NE, vs. NYJ, at SEA): 30.6
    23. Buffalo Bills (vs. PIT, at DEN, at NE): 30.3

Tight ends

  1. Philadelphia Eagles (vs. NO, at ARI, at DAL): 17.5
    1. San Francisco 49ers (vs. WAS, at DAL, at ARI): 17.0
    2. Carolina Panthers (vs. vs. DEN, at GB, at WAS): 15.4
    3. Atlanta Falcons (at LAC, vs. TB, at KC): 15.0
    4. Seattle Seahawks (vs. NYJ, at WAS, vs. LAR): 14.2
    5. Los Angeles Chargers (vs. ATL, at LV, vs. DEN): 13.7
    6. Houston Texans (at CHI, at IND, vs. CIN): 13.6
    7. Green Bay Packers (at DET, vs. CAR, vs. TEN): 13.5
    8. Chicago Bears (vs. HOU, at MIN, at JAX): 13.5
      T-10. Detroit Lions (vs. GB, at TEN, vs. TB): 13.4
      T-10. Kansas City Chiefs (at MIA, at NO, vs. ATL): 13.4
    9. New York Jets (at SEA, at LAR, vs. CLE): 13.3
    10. Los Angeles Rams (vs. NE, vs. NYJ, at SEA): 13.1
      T-14. Indianapolis Colts (at LV, vs. HOU, at PIT): 12.7
      T-14. New England Patriots (at LAR, at MIA, vs. BUF): 12.7
    11. Tennessee Titans (at JAX, vs. DET, at GB): 12.5
      T-17. Miami Dolphins (vs. KC, vs. NE, at LV): 12.4
      T-17. Baltimore Ravens (vs. PIT, vs. NYG, at CIN): 12.4
    12. Arizona Cardinals (at NYG, vs. PHI, vs. SF): 12.2
    13. New York Giants (vs. ARI, vs. CLE, at BAL): 12.1
    14. Washington Redskins (at SF, vs. SEA, vs. CAR): 11.7
    15. Dallas Cowboys (at CIN, vs. PIT, vs. PHI): 11.4
      T-23. Cincinnati Bengals (vs. DAL, vs. PIT, at HOU): 11.3
      T-23. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at vs. MIN, at ATL, at DET): 11.3
    16. Minnesota Vikings (at TB, vs. CHI, at NO): 11.2
    17. Jacksonville Jaguars (vs. TEN, at BAL, vs. CHI): 11.0
    18. Denver Broncos (at CAR, vs. BUF, at LAC): 10.5
    19. Pittsburgh Steelers (at BUF, at CIN, vs. IND): 10.0
    20. Las Vegas Raiders (vs, IND, vs. LAC, vs. MIA): 9.5
    21. Buffalo Bills (vs. PIT, at DEN, at NE): 9,4
    22. Cleveland Browns (vs. BAL, at NYG, at NYJ): 9.0
    23. New Orleans Saints (at PHI, vs. KC, vs. MIN): 8.8

Michael Fabiano is an award-winning fantasy football analyst on NFL.com and NFL Network and a member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association (FSWA) Hall of Fame. You can follow Michael on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram for the latest fantasy football news and analysis!

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