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ESPN: Penn State Has Easiest Remaining Schedule Of Playoff Contenders

The Nittany Lions' schedule is the easiest among the playoff contenders.

According to ESPN's Football Power Index, Penn State is the College Football Playoff contender with the easiest remaining schedule.

The FPI ranks the Nittany Lions' remaining schedule the 52nd-toughest of any team in college football. It's the easiest of any top 25 team.

Here's a look at their remaining games:

That trip to Ohio State next weekend is incredibly daunting and a road game in East Lansing is looking far tougher than it did at the beginning of the season. It's kind of puzzling that this is the easiest-remaining schedule of any of the top 25 teams.

You can view the full SOS rankings here.