3 reasons why the Packers can upset the Chiefs in Week 13

The Packers have more than a puncher's chance against the Chiefs on Sunday night.

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2. Packers have more explosive playmakers than the Chiefs

Some fans are probably going to laugh at this, but the Green Bay Packers actually have more explosive playmakers than the Kansas City Chiefs. While Patrick Mahomes is in a class all by himself, and Travis Kelce is an elite tight end, the rest of Mahomes' weapons are mediocre at best.

Mahomes isn't throwing the ball to Ja'Marr Chase or A.J. Brown. That's no disrespect to Skyy Moore, Marquez Valdes-Scantling, and Kadarius Toney, but those names don't strike fear into most defenses the way some of the top receivers in the game do.

There have been key drops on the part of the Chiefs receiving corps this season, and Kansas City no longer has the deep threat of Tyreek Hill.

Isiah Pacheco can be a problem, and the Packers front seven will have to be on their toes. But Mahomes no longer has those top-flight wideouts that he's had in past years. A lot of the Chiefs' yards come on screens and dink-and-dunk passes because the deep-ball just isn't there.

The Packers, on the other hand, have Christian Watson, Romeo Doubs, Jayden Reed, and Dontayvion Wicks receiving the ball from Jordan Love. Green Bay has better weapons, especially big-play weapons, than Kansas City.

The biggest question when it comes to these big plays isn't whether or not Green Bay has the talent, but will the offensive line provide Jordan Love with enough time to launch that deep ball down the field.