In the past decade we've discovered that there are two, distinct ways to win Super Bowls: Construct and refine a deep, multi-faceted offense that is virtually impossible to stop, or develop a star-laden defense that keeps its team in the game no matter what the circumstances.
If you're always in the game, victory is always within reach.
Right now, there's a little bit of both atop my power rankings. Defensively we have the Ravens, 49ers and Steelers, but I would argue that the most dangerous teams in the NFL are the offensive-minded Packers, Saints and Patriots.
Offense may reign supreme at the moment, but that won't necessarily be the case come playoff time.
Alright, let's get to the good stuff...