Despite enjoying a period of sustained dominance in the history of the NFL, the Green Bay Packers have enjoyed limited success in the NFC Championship.
With their only two titles in the last five decades coming in 1997 and 2010, winning the NFC Championship would represent real progress for Matt LaFleur’s side.
Beyond that, going on to win a 5th Super Bowl championship is sure to be another priority in 2022 for the Packers – a goal that can only be achieved with a strong NFC Championship showing in the bank.
How the Packers line up next season looks at this stage to be a beautiful mystery, with Aaron Rodgers having been integral to their success in recent seasons but his time at the club looks as if it could be coming to an end.
Few jerseys in world sport are as iconic as Rodgers’ and if he was to leave the Packers in the off-season, finding another quarterback of his caliber could be a tall order.
That said, change can sometimes be the catalyst to success in sporting organizations, with Rodgers having been with the Packers since 2005.
Regardless of how the Green Bay Packers lineup in 2023, they will once again be serious contenders to go all the way and clinch silverware.
In 2021/22, they impressed throughout the regular season, finishing top of the NFC North, with only 4 defeats from their 17 regular-season games, a record that suggested the Packers were ready to make a serious assault on the end of season playoffs.
However, it wasn’t to be.
The Packers lost 13-10 in the NFL Divisional Round playoff game to the 49ers and with that, their hopes of winning the NFC Championship title evaporated.
Matt LaFleur will be hoping to get the best out of his team once more in 2022/23 and the Green Bay Packers are +650 with current bonus offers by the sports books to win the NFC Conference title next season.
Clinching back to back Super Bowl titles is no mean feat and the Los Angeles Rams will be out to etch their names into the history books and achieve just that in 2022.
They were ultimately too good for all in front of them this year (in the NFC Conference and beyond) and at +400, they will be tough to beat again in the NFC Conference in 2022.
For the Dallas Cowboys, the NFL 2022/23 season presents an opportunity to refresh and go again, following the relative disappointment of last season.
Conquering the NFC East is a feat the Cowboys are all too familiar with and their excellent form throughout the regular season saw them romp home again in that division.
However, the wild card round defeat to the San Francisco 49ers was a tough one to take and they will be out to avenge that by winning the NFC Championship in 2023 at +700.
Having overcome the Cowboys in the wild card game last season, the San Francisco 49ers will be doing all they can to kick on even further next season.
A quiet regular season was instantly rebuffed with aforementioned wins over the Cowboys and the Packers and how they would love to put a regular stream of results together next term.
Coming in at a tempting +800, few would rule out the San Francisco 49ers being front runners for the NFC Championship table in NFL 2022/23.
Fresh off the back of a famous Superbowl LVI win for the Los Angeles Rams, attention naturally turns to which sides will be in contention to claim the crown in 2023.
The Rams picked up a Superbowl crown for just the second time in their existence – their first since 2000, and are sure to be one of the favored teams.
Beaten finalists Cincinnati Bengals however, remain without a Superbowl title to their name but their progress this season has been marked and they will be one to watch again next year.
Elsewhere, the Buffalo Bills can be expected to make another strong charge at a Super Bowl title next term – following another season of relative disappointment in 2021/22.
In a similar vein to the Green Bay Packers, the Bills romped home in the AFC East division and looked set for a real play-off push in the postseason.
However, they couldn’t find a way past the Kansas City Chiefs in a high scoring encounter at the end of the campaign and their Superbowl dreams were dashed.
At +650, the Buffalo Bills are currently the favorites to go all the way and win their first-ever Superbowl.
Few sides have been able to compete with the consistency shown by the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams in recent years and once again, they are sure to be in the mix at Superbowl LVII.
The Kansas City Chiefs lost out in the AFC Conference Championship final to the Cincinnati Bengals this season but their overall record throughout the campaign was superb – making them a good-looking prospect next year at +800.