The NFL is not a league content with crowning the same champions repeatedly.
In fact, seven different teams have won the Super Bowl in the past eight years.
Every season, new clubs find ways to make playoff runs and contend with the perennially elite likes of the New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers.
The 2012-13 campaign should be no different.
Five teams have a chance to be the elusive dark horse that sneaks up on everyone and finds itself at the Superdome for Super Bowl XLVII.
The first team listed may just be the most shocking of them all.