And yes, this does includes the Green Bay Packers.
As Week 10 comes to a close and the collected media begins to release their NFL power rankings, each and every one will begin with "Green Bay No. 1, San Francisco No. 2."
Certainly, Green Bay is having a year to remember. Aaron Rodgers is having one of the greatest seasons of any quarterback ever, and they deserve to sit at 8-0 (and soon to be 9-0, unless they can't beat a 2-6 Minnesota Vikings team in Green Bay tonight).
But San Francisco deserves to be in the conversation for the NFL's top spot. They've played a harder schedule to this point. They are pulling off clutch victory after clutch victory. And when you look at where they were when the offseason started, they've overcome more adversity than the rest of the NFL combined.
Let's take a look at why San Francisco deserves the title as the NFL's top team.