Kirk Cousins RUMORS & NEWS

  • NFL analyst could see 49ers replacing Jimmy Garoppolo with Kirk Cousins

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Last season didn't go as planned for the Minnesota Vikings or the San Francisco 49ers, albeit for different reasons. After signing quarterback Kirk Cousins in the offseason, the Vikings stumbled to an 8-7-1 record, missing the playoffs one year after going to the NFC..." June 19

  • Kirk Cousins: I’m a .500 quarterback, that’s not where you want to be

    Pro Football Talk "The late Al Davis is credited with coining the phrase “just win, baby,” but a current NFL quarterback may be borrowing it as his motto for the 2019 season. Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins discussed his place in the NFL landscape on Wednesday and he noted that..." June 12

  • Vikings trying to get Kirk Cousins to “next level”

    Twin Cities "For Vikings general manager Rick Spielman, 2019 is about getting quarterback Kirk Cousins to the “next level.” The Vikings signed Cousins to a three-year, $84 million contract in March 2018, making him at the time the highest-paid player in NFL history. It didn’t..." June 06

  • Kirk Cousins can’t live up to expectations with the Vikings

    Clutch Points "Fourteen months ago, the Minnesota Vikings made the power move of the off-season — swapping Case Keenum for Kirk Cousins on a record-breaking, fully guaranteed three-year $84 million deal. After adding on the signal-caller, expectations for the Vikings were a record high — they..." June 01

  • Kirk Cousins sends message to players who were not drafted in first three rounds

    Larry Brown Sports "Hundreds of prospects are still hoping to hear their names called at some point this weekend at the NFL Draft, and that is a feeling Kirk Cousins remembers quite well. In advance of the fourth round on Saturday, the Minnesota Vikings quarterback had a message for those..." April 27

  • Who has the better contract, Russell Wilson or Kirk Cousins?

    Pro Football Talk "Russell Wilson signed the richest contract in NFL history. But is it the best contract in NFL History? Maybe not. An argument could be made that the contract signed last year by Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins is better than Wilson’s new deal. (Let me..." April 17

  • Kirk Cousins says learning Minnesota’s playbook is like eating ‘an elephant’

    Clutch Points "The Minnesota Vikings were expected to do big things with big-money quarterback Kirk Cousins in 2018. However, Cousins was unable to lead Minnesota back to the postseason while the Vikings ultimately found themselves way behind the surging Chicago Bears, who went on to win the..." April 17

  • Kirk Cousins on learning Vikings playbook: It’s like eating an elephant

    Pro Football Talk "The Vikings bumped Kevin Stefanski from interim offensive coordinator to the permanent job this offseason and they hired former Texans and Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak as an offensive advisor in a pair of moves that have led to a new offensive playbook than they were working with at this time..." April 16

  • Vikings must consider getting Kirk Cousins insurance early in draft

    Sportsnaut "The Minnesota Vikings paid Kirk Cousins a ton of money during free agency last year, but after a mediocre 2018 campaign it’s clear the team needs to draft some insurance. The big picture: Despite putting up good stats, Cousins — who was signed to get the team over the hump..." April 14

  • Mike Shanahan: Kirk Cousins right QB for Vikings, but supporting cast has to improve

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The biggest question in the Vikings’ decision to hire Gary Kubiak as an assistant head coach and offensive adviser to coach Mike Zimmer is how his relationship will work with first-year offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski. But Mike Shanahan, who was an offensive coordinator..." February 24

  • Kirk Cousins eviscerated over memorabilia giveaway tweet

    Yardbarker "Kirk Cousins took to Twitter earlier this week to post a poll asking fans to select what item of signed memorabilia he should give away. The Minnesota Vikings quarterback could not have predicted the kind of snark his innocent-enough tweet would provoke.

  • Vikings' Kirk Cousins ready to 'make amends' for 2018 "The Minnesota Vikings imported Kirk Cousins in hopes the quarterback would get them over the hump and into the Super Bowl. Instead, the team regressed, missing the postseason completely. Cousins understands the disappointment in his first season in Minnesota...." February 08

  • Laquon Treadwell Claps Back At Kirk Cousins' Haters, 'He A Baller'

    TMZ "You don't know football if you think Kirk Cousins ain't worth his $84 MILLION deal ... so says his teammate Laquon Treadwell who tells TMZ Sports the QB is "a baller." Of course, Cousins had a pretty rough first season in Minnesota after..." January 18

  • Mike Zimmer defends Kirk Cousins in end-of-season presser

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Vikings were one step away from the Super Bowl last January; this January they are a non-playoff team. At his wrap up news conference on Wednesday, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer vowed to restore the team’s winning attitude. “We had a chip on our shoulder last..." January 03

  • Vikings QB Kirk Cousins Is Officially an $84 Million Bust

    Bleacher Report "There is no other way to say this, and you may want to make sure the kids can't read it. It's not pretty. But it is true. It's a fact.          This was a massive, stinking, terrible choke job by the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings..." December 31

  • Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins has been here before, and lost

    Twin Cities "Kirk Cousins doesn’t want the feeling he had two years ago. To earn a playoff berth in 2016, Cousins and the Washington Redskins needed a win at home in the finale over the New York Giants, who already had clinched a postseason spot. Cousins threw two interceptions, and..." December 27