2023 NFL Championship video games: Rating high offensive weapons in AFC, NFC

As we method the NFL Championship video games on Sunday, the main target clearly begins with the quarterback play — and there’s no doubting the ability of the dynamic and youthful quarterbacks headlining these video games.

But, the offensive expertise shining throughout the AFC and NFC Championships received’t cease behind heart. The ultimate 4 groups are bursting with nice offensive expertise. So, let’s rank the highest 10 non-quarterback offensive weapons on the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, San Francisco 49ers, Cincinnati Bengals and Philadelphia Eagles.

AFC Divisional Playoffs - Jacksonville Jaguars v Kansas City Chiefs

Travis Kelce
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  1. Travis Kelce:

The Kansas Metropolis Chiefs’ future Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame tight finish tops listing. A TE needs to be fairly particular to go up listing like this and Kelce qualifies. He’s nonetheless dominant on the age of 33, had 14 receptions and two touchdowns within the Chiefs’ win over the Jacksonville Jaguars within the Divisional spherical, and would be the focus of the Chiefs’ passing assault on Sunday towards the Cincinnati Bengals. Lots of people fearful about Patrick Mahomes when broad receiver Tyreek Hill was traded to Miami final offseason. But, Mahomes is probably going be quickly named the MVP and his particular chemistry with is a giant motive why.

2. Ja’Marr Chase:

Cincinnati Bengals’ quarterback Joe Burrow has an array of weapons and it begins with this broad receiver who was his teammate at LSU. In two NFL seasons, Chase has emerged as atop receiving weapon within the NFL. He’s a whole participant who can take video games over, and he’s the primary concern of opposing defensive coordinators once they attempt to cease Burrow’s passing recreation.

3. DeVonta Smith:

Like Chase, Smith is a 2021 first-round decide who’s flourishing within the NFL. He is a good duo with A.J Brown and makes Jalen Hurts’ job a lot simpler for the Philadelphia Eagles. The speedster had 95 catches for 1,196 yards this season and added six catches and a touchdowns within the Eagles’ blow out win over the New York Giants final week. He shall be a headache for San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Demeco Ryans.

4. Christian McCaffrey:

An argument could be made for McCaffrey being on the high of this listing. The San Francisco 49ers’ offense has taken off since they acquired him in a commerce with the Carolina Panthers in October. The 49ers are 12-1 (together with the playoffs) for the reason that commerce and have received 12 straight video games. McCaffrey can have an effect on the sport each as a rusher and as a receiver.

NFC Divisional Playoffs - New York Giants v Philadelphia Eagles

A.J. Brown
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5. A.J. Brown:

Brown is one other participant who could be listed larger on this listing. Like McCaffrey, he accomplished modified the Eagles’ offense when after being traded. He was acquired in a draft day commerce from the Tennessee Titans. He and Smith are a particular tandem and he’s a top-tier participant. Brown, who was slowed by an obvious lower-body harm final week and who’s hopeful to play towards the 49ers, is explosive as he averaged 17 yards a catch and had 11 landing within the common season.

6. Deebo Samuel:

This needs to be a fairly particular listing to have a expertise like Samuel all the way in which down at No. 6. He was slowed by a late-season harm and the 49ers have so many stars on offense. His stats don’t all the time present what he can do. Nevertheless it wouldn’t be a shock if Samuel takes over the remainder of the playoffs. Like McCaffrey, he can have an effect on the sport in so some ways.

7. George Kittle:

The 49ers most likely wouldn’t have overwhelmed the Cowboys final week if it weren’t for Kittle. He took over down the stretch. The do-everything tight finish is a particular side of this offense. He’s one of the crucial enjoyable gamers within the league to observe.

8. Tee Higgins:

He’s a fairly good No. 2 choice behind Chase for the Bengals. Higgins had 74 catches for 1,029 yards this season. The Chiefs should account for him.

AFC Divisional Playoffs - Cincinnati Bengals v Buffalo Bills

Joe Mixon
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9. Joe Mixon:

In fact, the Bengals’ offense begins with Burrow and the passing recreation however Mixon’s affect on this offense cannot be denied. He’s a troublesome runner and he strikes the chains and retains defenses sincere. He had 105 yards speeding final week in Buffalo. If Mixon can rush for one more 100 yards at Kansas Metropolis, the Bengals will possible head again to the Tremendous Bowl.

10. Brandon Aiyuk:

We thought of many choices right here, however we giving to provide the underrated Aiyuk his flowers on this one. He might get misplaced a bit within the 49ers’ litany of offensive stars. However he has improved drastically and he’s a playmaker. The Eagles can sleep on him at their very own peril.

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