Ranking each potential 49ers NFC playoff opponent from weakest to strongest

The 49ers will be eagerly awaiting their playoff opponents in the divisional round and hopefully beyond, but which teams are the strongest and which are the weakest?

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Detroit Lions

The Lions are the Ryan Reynolds of the NFL playoffs this year, the relatable guys that everyone likes and just wants to see be successful.

Unless they're playing the 49ers, that is.

A team with an offense that's good enough to beat anyone and one of the best rushing defenses in the NFL, the weakness with the Lions is the pass defense that no doubt head coach Kyle Shanahan would love a chance to exploit.

That being said, the Lions are one of the teams that the Niners can't rely on ramming the ball on and their defense is to be respected.

They match up better than most teams.