With just one week left in the 2012 NFL season, which team is the best?
Week 17 will provide a ton of clarity in the NFL playoff race, but the Power Rankings you see here aren't about rankings and standings—they are about which team has the most momentum, the best chance to win each week and which team has been the most powerful over the course of the season.
Standings aren't power rankings. That's important to note. Does anyone believe the Atlanta Falcons or Houston Texans are really the best teams in football? They may end with the most wins, but that doesn't mean they're favored to win the Super Bowl. Quite the opposite.
Which team ranks as the best, and which is the worst? We're filling that in and everything in between.