The NFL regular season ended on Sunday, with a clear cut elite class remaining on top most of 2018. The NFC is certainly top heavy, with the Saints, Rams and Bears standing as the league's best and most consistent teams.
The Chiefs, Patriots and Chargers may have something to say about that, if they can find consistency after some rocky moments down the stretch.
Playoff pretenders were revealed this week, with the Vikings and Titans failing in win-and-they're-in Week 17 contests.
The Bay Area teams have been pulling up the rear all season, and remained down there long enough to earn picks in the top 4. The Raiders and 49ers had eight wins between them, and didn't give a proud, NFL-loving region much to cheer for. Both teams have rebuilding projects ahead before picking themselves up off the mat.
Local coaches won't walk the plank for bad seasons, though several other teams will be looking for new leadership this offseason. With just 12 teams left playing, this will be the last power rankings until the Super Bowl.
Here's the full list, with the local squads near bottom as they have been all year.