Chargers Have 4th Toughest Schedule Next Season

By Ernie Padaon

Dec 12, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews (24) attempts to avoid Denver Broncos outside linebacker Danny Trevathan (59) in the fourth quarter at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The San Diego Chargers defeated the Denver Broncos 27-20. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

The Chargers have the 4th toughest schedule in the league next season. That is what happens when 3 teams in our division make it into he playoffs.

The Oakland Raiders, Denver Broncos and St. Louis Rams are the only teams that have more difficult schedules than us. We have to face off against all 4 teams that were in the AFC and NFC Championship games. We will face off against the Super Bowl champ and face off against the Super Bowl loser. The schedule is going to be difficult.

Here is the strength of schedule for the rest of the league, per ESPN: