NFL front offices at the top

Ted Thompson's team-building philosophy has led the Green Bay Packers to great success recently. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Players and coaches come and go, but the organizations that win consistently in the NFL have a well-defined chain of command within the front office. It's not a big surprise -- winning isn't a great cause for change -- but usually there is a lot of stability within these organizations. That certainly holds true for the top seven teams in Insider's NFL Future Power Rankings. It starts with strong ownership and extends to the structure of the front office and coaching staff.