Under Matt LaFleur, the Green Bay Packers are 15-0 in the month of December. They save their best football for late in the season, especially at Lambeau Field. A visit from the Super Bowl-champion Kansas City Chiefs puts that incredible run in jeopardy.
Can the Packers find a way to upset the Chiefs to win a third straight game? It will take a monumental effort from Joe Barry's defense and another masterclass from Jordan Love.
But the Packers will have confidence after their convincing road victory over the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving.
What can we expect from Green Bay in this primetime matchup against Kansas City? Here are five bold predictions.
Packers rush for over 120 yards
Green Bay rushing for over 120 yards might not sound like a bold prediction, but this season, it is. The Packers have only hit this total twice this year and have been held below 100 rushing yards five times. Kansas City is allowing 113.4 rushing yards per game. The Packers will also be without Aaron Jones and have struggled to run block.
But there's reason to believe Matt LaFleur's offense can move the ball on the ground this week.
It's possible to run on the Chiefs defense. Steve Spagnuolo's unit is allowing 4.6 yards per carry, fifth-most in the NFL. The Chiefs don't give up more rushing yards because they often build big leads and force opponents to throw.
If the Packers can stay in the game, they will have an opportunity to lean on their rushing attack. According to ESPN, the Chiefs rank dead last in run-stop win rate.
A successful ground game takes time off the clock and keeps Patrick Mahomes off the field. The Packers must remain committed to their rushing attack because there will be opportunities to find success.