NFL Power Rankings: So good, consistent at No. 1

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JACKSONVILLE – Senior writer John Oehser's final 2019 NFL power rankings. And we all know how important these are …

Rank.Team (record) | Comment

1.Baltimore Ravens (14-2) | 1 | So good, so consistent – so the favorites

2.New Orleans Saints (13-3) | 2 | Best No. 3 seed in a long, long time

3.San Francisco 49ers (13-3) | 3 | NFC's No. 1 seed looks good – but good enough?

4.Green Bay Packers (13-3) | 4 | That No. 2 seed makes them very dangerous

5.Kansas City Chiefs (12-4) | 5 | AFC's No. 2 seed – and very capable of winning Super Bowl

6.New England Patriots (12-4) | 6 | Still hard to see them not being a postseason factor

7.Seattle Seahawks (11-5) | 7 | Just hanging on as postseason approaches

8.Minnesota Vikings (10-6) | 8 | Most overlooked good team in NFC

9.Buffalo Bills (10-6) | 9 | Most overlooked good team in AFC

10.Houston Texans (10-6) | 10 | Sixth postseason appearance in nine seasons

11.Philadelphia Eagles (9-7) | 11 | No guttier late-season team in the NFL

12.Tennessee Titans (9-7) | 13 | Third consecutive nine-victory season

13.Pittsburgh Steelers (8-8) | 12 | Couldn't overcome struggling quarterback play

14.Dallas Cowboys (8-8) | 14 | So much drama and heartache in Big D

15.Los Angeles Rams (9-7) | 15 | Never looked right all season

16.Chicago Bears (8-8) | 18 | Offense never gave the defense a chance

17.Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7-9) | 16 | It's all about Jameis Winston's future now

18.Atlanta Falcons (7-9) | 21 | Strong finish kept head coach, general manager in place

19.Oakland Raiders (7-9) | 17 | Vegas, baby

20.Denver Broncos (7-9) | 22 | Young QB, strong finish makes future look bright

21.Indianapolis Colts (7-9) | 20 | Quarterback now the major question

22.Cleveland Browns (6-10) | 19 |Team of offseason now faces another big offseason

23.New York Jets (7-9) | 24 | Won six of the last eight games

24.Los Angeles Chargers (5-11) | 23 | Could Philip Rivers have played his last game with Chargers?

25.Jacksonville Jaguars (6-10) | 27 | Back for another round

26.Carolina Panthers (5-11) | 25 | The search begins

27.Arizona Cardinals (5-10-1) | 26 | Impressively competitive in last month of season

28.Miami Dolphins (5-11) | 28 | So much better than anticipated

29.New York Giants (4-12) | 29 | Shurmur out; what's next?

30.Detroit Lions (3-12-1) | 30 | Ended season with league's longest losing streak

31.Washington Redskins (3-13) | 31 | A new era with Ron Rivera

32.Cincinnati Bengals (2-14) | 32 | Burrow time

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