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So, who are the top picks to hoist the Lombardi Trophy in February?
Let's take a look at what the experts are saying.
ESPN puts Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks at No. 1 in their power rankings, but two NFC squads are right behind, with the Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers coming in at Nos. 2 and 3. The Broncos, despite losing dominant pass-rusher Von Miller for six games, are at No. 4 on the laurels of their loaded offensive attack.
NFL.com's Elliot Harrison has the same top four, just with a different order: San Francisco, Denver, Seattle, Atlanta. He ranked the intriguing Cincinnati Bengals, with all of their young talent, at No. 5.
Pete Prisco of CBS Sports puts the Broncos at No. 1, while sliding the New England Patriots and Green Bay Packers into his top five in place of Seattle and Cincy.
Finally giving us our first team with two No. 1 nominations, Bleacher Report's Matt Miller puts the 49ers atop his list. Seattle, New England, Denver and Green Bay complete his top five.
So, for the most part, we seem to have six contenders that everyone is highlighting: the 49ers, Seahawks, Broncos, Patriots, Packers and Bengals. Will it be one of those teams at the top in five months, or will someone else surprise the football world?