Niner Noise takes a look around the NFL and dishes out our divisional power rankings as Week 1 of the 2017 regular season draws near.
The 2017 NFL season is almost upon us, and there have been more than enough shakeups and changes to throw off the balance of power around the league.
Not long ago, the NFC West was the most dominant division in football. Any fans of the San Francisco 49ers can attest to this.
But the NFC West has fallen on relative hard times as of late, giving rise to other divisions around pro football to take its place. Remember when the NFC East was the laughingstock of the NFL?
Well, that’s changed in a big way.
And there are plenty of other tough divisions too.
In this slideshow, we’ll rank each NFL division in power-rankings format. Which division stands out at the top?
To get there, let’s start off at the bottom.