It's that time of year again: The 2011 NFL regular season is history and the quest for Super Bowl XLVI is about to begin.
As we finished up Week 17 this past weekend, we now have a crystal clear picture of the playoffs seeding and where each team lines up. However, playoff seeding doesn't always prove to be accurate, given the No. 1 seeds from both conferences don't make it to the Super Bowl year after year—that hardly happens.
In that spirit, let's take a better look at the 12 remaining teams and see how they stack up against each other.
Here are my NFL playoff power rankings.