Predicting the rest of the 2023 Packers schedule after shocking win over Chiefs

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Week 17 at Minnesota Vikings

We will learn a lot about the Minnesota Vikings in the next few weeks. They traded for Joshua Dobbs after losing Kirk Cousins for the season. He started well, throwing three touchdown passes with no interceptions in a 2-0 start. But he had two touchdowns and five interceptions in the past two games, losses to the Denver Broncos and Chicago Bears.

It won't be easy to score on Minnesota's eighth-ranked scoring defense, but it all comes down to whether Green Bay can slow down Dobbs and the Vikings' offense.

It could be a close matchup, but the Packers find a way to win at U.S. Bank Stadium and continue to build momentum.

Prediction: Green Bay 22, Minnesota 20 (10-6)

Week 18 vs. Chicago Bears

Yes, the Packers really can run the table. If they make it this far undefeated, they likely will have already secured a playoff spot. But they enter Week 18 potentially playing for seeding and to keep building momentum toward the wild-card round.

The Bears are a tough team to predict. Justin Fields looks great in some games, but Chicago struggles to score in others. It will be a different matchup to the season opener, but the Packers are at home and find a way to win.

When the Packers fell to 3-6, I never in a million years thought they could go 11-7. But here they are. After beating the Chargers, Lions, and Chiefs, it is possible when looking at the remaining schedule.

Prediction: Green Bay 27, Chicago 21 (11-6)

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