I've been reading a number of articles dismissing the NFC, such as this one at Shutdown Corner, so it feels like the NFC is being treated as the junior circuit. In the SB Nation NFL Power Rankings, there are actually four NFC teams in the top 10, with the Green Bay Packers ranked at No. 4 overall. Here's what Joel Thorman had to say:
Going into the Meadowlands and shutting out the Jets puts the Packers atop our power rankings for NFC teams. That was impressive anyway you cut it.