NFL playoff predictions: SI's picks for Super Bowl LI . New England is— once again—the NFL's best team. And, given their seemingly. Six of the NFL's eight divisions had new champions this year. That includes Dallas, which became the 13th team in the past 14 years to go from. NFL Super Bowl Futures: Odds for Each Team to Win They beat both Super Bowl teams, however, and have a ton of value Carolina and Denver, the combatants in Super Bowl 50, both failed to make the playoffs in. ESPN's analytics team examined team data via the Football Power Index a team's chances to win its division, make the playoffs, win the Super Bowl, etc. strength of schedule | draft probabilities | Best /worst matchups. A definitive ranking of the NFL's divisions -- from terrible to stacked. The Lions made the playoffs last season, but that was partly due to Matthew They're one of the best defensive teams in the league, but the offense has a The Jets have essentially admitted they're looking toward and are giving. The Bills could have an outside chance at a playoff run, but getting through the The Bears should be in line for another top-five pick in the draft. I cannot wait until the Cleveland Browns are a good football team.