3 reasons why the Vikings will upset the Chiefs in Week 5

Minnesota Vikings running back Cam Akers
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Reason No. 1

Danielle Hunter AND Marcus Davenport

Marcus Davenport quieted almost every Vikings fan this past Sunday with his play. After only seeing minimal snaps in Minnesota's Week 2 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles and being inactive in Weeks 1 and 3, many people questioned the signing of Davenport.

Davenport registered one sack, one tackle for a loss, and four tackles in the Vikings' 21-13 win over the Panthers last week. A healthy Davenport could be a true difference-maker for Brian Flores and Minnesota's defense.

The duo of Danielle Hunter and Davenport, on their own, can flip a game on its head, and in this matchup specifically, as the Chiefs' offensive tackles have struggled this year.

Both Hunter and Davenport are bull rush specialists, and on Sunday, this duo has a real chance to knock Patrick Mahomes off his game.

Kevin O'Connell and Brian Flores will, without question, use a similar gameplan to what the New York Jets did last Sunday night in their three-point loss to Kansas City.