What a difference a week makes.
After Week 9, I wrote that the Chicago Bears were more playoff-ready than the Houston Texans.
Boy, was I wrong.
The Texans proved that not only are they ready to make a strong push to the 2012 NFL playoffs, but they also proved they might be the best team in the NFL right now.
The Bears, on the other hand, proved they can be exploited by a dominant defensive front, and their Week 11 matchup at Candlestick Park on Monday Night Football against the San Francisco 49ers will be a season-defining game.
So, let's take a look at the top three teams from each conference after Week 10—the top playoff contenders ready to make a push to Super Bowl XLVII.