Morning Tailgate: Week 1 Power Rankings

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Before the 49ers and Packers open up regular season play on Sunday, scribes and pundits around the country have weighed in on where each team ranks among 32 NFL clubs.

NFL power rankings remain as one of the most popular weekly items for football scribes.SEE:WEEK 1 DEPTH CHART

Coming off an appearance in Super Bowl XLVII, the 49ers are high on everyone's list.

NFL.com has the 49ers at No. 1. CBS Sports has the team at No. 2. ESPN.com has the 49ers at No. 3.

Where do you think the 49ers rank in the NFL heading into the season opener? Leave your thoughts in the comments section of this post.

While the football world has different opinions on who is the top team prior to Week 1 action, pretty much everyone can agree that the 49ers are a major contender to reach another Super Bowl.

More 49ers headlines can be found in today's Morning Tailgate.

ESPN.com shared how Kyle Williams is honoring a former teammate this season.

Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle caught up with ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer for his thoughts on the 49ers-Packers matchup.

Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee discussed the comments of new 49ers wide receiver Chris Harper.

Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com looked at Colin Kaepernick's rise to stardom.

Bill Williamson of ESPN.com analyzed the 49ers passing game options.

49ers.com relayed Williams' comments on San Francisco's talented wideouts.

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"I think the @49ers should be #1, not the Seahawks." - @RealSkipBayless on http://t.co/HSIacsoj7n's power rankings — ESPN First Take (@ESPN_FirstTake) September 4, 2013

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