Kirk Cousins RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Kirk Cousins believes Vikings have more potential

    Twin Cities "When the Vikings were 4-3-1 at the midpoint of the season, quarterback Kirk Cousins declined to say he was disappointed. That changed to a degree on Thursday. Speaking to reporters at TCO Performance Center, Cousins acknowledged the Vikings (6-5-1) have not lived up at times to..." December 08

  • 'Baller' Kirk Cousins shows out when Minnesota Vikings need him the most

    USA Today "Kirk Cousins wanted to hit Adam Thielen on a quick in-breaking route, and upon seeing his wide receiver make his move, the Minnesota Vikings quarterback cocked his arm back to throw and started bringing the ball forward. But no sooner than he had, he located the cornerback and realized the..." November 26

  • Kirk Cousins hopes to improve career prime-time record of 4-12

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "In one sense — and not in a way that either of the teams would welcome — the 117th meeting between the Vikings and the Green Bay Packers, at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday night, will pit an irresistible force against an immovable object. The Vikings will face a Packers team..." November 22

  • Vikings QB Kirk Cousins Already Looking Like an $84 Million Flop

    Bleacher Report "This is just meant as a question. It's not meant to be acidic or nasty. Just a question...      Is Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins showing he's worth $28 million a year? That he's worth $84 million in guaranteed cash? Is that the kind of..." October 29

  • Jaguars wanted to sign Kirk Cousins in free agency, were ‘unwilling’ to pay high price tag

    Big Cat Country "The Jacksonville Jaguars reportedly had Kirk Cousins as their top target to fix the quarterback position this past offseason but were “unwilling” to pay what it would take to get him here. That’s according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, who said the Jaguars were..." October 28