Kirk Cousins RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kirk Cousins has great attitude about Vikings drafting QB "Kirk Cousins spent his offseason with the clicker in his hand. No, the Vikings starting quarterback wasn't plopped on the couch with Cheetos fingers while channel surfing. .psd-readMoreComponent{padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:15px;border-top:1px solid..." June 10

  • Kellen Mond wants to be a Kirk Cousins clone

    Clutch Points "When the Minnesota Vikings selected Kellen Mond in the 2021 NFL Draft some folk had to wonder about the future of gunslinger Kirk Cousins. After all, it’s not as if Minnesota was selecting Mond to just waste a roster spot. The good news for Cousins is that Mond is a..." May 15

  • Justin Jefferson wasn't surprised by Justin Fields rumors: 'We have to build on for after Kirk' Cousins

    The Sports Rush "The Vikings drafted LSU WR Justin Jefferson in the 1st round of the draft last year and was a force ever since he stepped on the field. Jefferson and QB Kirk Cousins were one of the NFL’s most dynamic quarterback-wide receiver duos last season. But despite that, Jefferson..." May 12

  • Vikings Ownership Sends Kirk Cousins Strong Message With Draft Day Intervention

    Heavy "The 2021 NFL Draft will prove vital in Rick Spielman and Mike Zimmer’s future with the Minnesota Vikings. Both the general manager and head coach face steep expectations entering the 2021 season after overpromising on a playoff appearance a year ago. They pushed..." May 07

  • Vikings alter Kirk Cousins succession plan after losing out on Justin Fields

    ESPN "Kellen Mond is not threatening Kirk Cousins for his job right now. Mond, the Texas A&M quarterback selected by the Minnesota Vikings two picks into the third round on Friday, is nowhere near ready to lead an NFL offense let alone challenge an established..." May 03

  • GM Rick Spielman: Kirk Cousins remains our starting quarterback

    The Score "Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman announced that Kirk Cousins remains the team's starter after drafting Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond with the 66th overall pick in the third round. "There's no competition there,"..." May 01

  • 'Collecting checks': Robert Griffin III takes shot at Kirk Cousins after Vikings drafted a QB

    USA Today "Robert Griffin III took a shot at his former teammate, Kirk Cousins, after the Minnesota Vikings drafted a quarterback on Day 2 of the NFL draft on Friday night. While speaking on a Bleacher Report draft analysis show, Griffin was asked about the Vikings' selection of former Texas..." May 01

  • Kirk Cousins makes another $35 million today

    Yahoo! Sports "Few NFL players have worked the system to their advantage better than Kirk Cousins. The 2012 fourth-round pick, taken by Washington in the same draft that resulted in three first-round picks and a second-round pick being used to get Robert Griffin III, played out a pair of..." March 19

  • Minnesota Vikings GM says Kirk Cousins is 'our quarterback going forward'

    ESPN "A month after Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer publicly backed Kirk Cousins, calling the quarterback "our guy" amid rumors and speculation over whether he could be traded this offseason, Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman doubled down his support for the QB on..." March 03

  • 3 teams who should trade for Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

    Sportsnaut "With rumors surrounding nearly every non-franchise quarterback in the NFL, it’s no surprise to see Kirk Cousins included in the mix. Coach Mike Zimmer’s seat is getting warmer by the year and chances are he cannot afford to miss the playoffs for a second consecutive..." February 18

  • Analyzing if the Minnesota Vikings should pull off a Kirk Cousins trade during 2021 NFL Draft

    Sportsnaut "During the 2020 season, several Minnesota Vikings players missed time either due to COVID-19 or injury. Despite their many obstacles, the team still finished 7-9, falling just short of a playoff berth. Heading into the 2021 NFL Draft, we take a look at why the Vikings should..." February 16

  • Klint Kubiak: Kirk Cousins wants to be challenged to get better "The influences are many. They include heralded old-school coaches that are decades into their positions (and one who recently retired) in the NFL as well as one who was just named NFL Coach of the Year by The Associated Press. Experience of growing up a coach's..." February 11

  • Kirk Cousins holds all the contractual cards in Minnesota "Kirk Cousins has plenty of leverage now. He’ll have even more later — and that’s when he apparently intends to use it. In a recent visit to PFT PM, Cousins made two things clear about his future with the Vikings. First, he wants to finish his career in..." February 06

  • Vikings coach Mike Zimmer on QB Kirk Cousins: 'Kirk's our guy' "As the quarterback carousel spins this offseason, rumors will flow from every corner of the country. The Minnesota Vikings aren't immune to the QB chatter despite signing ?Kirk Cousins? to a two-year contract extension in 2020. Rumors persist that a team like..." February 05

  • 49ers Have Offered Jimmy Garoppolo & Multiple Picks To Vikings For Kirk Cousins

    Total Pro Sports "The San Francisco 49ers desperately need an upgrade at the quarterback position. The team is in a division that has Russell Wilson, Kyler Murray, and now Matt Stafford after the Rams traded for him over the weekend. The latest rumor has Kirk Cousins heading to the West Coast as the..." February 02

  • Should The Vikings Consider Trading Kirk Cousins?

    Pro Football Talk "The possibility was mentioned last night in an item regarding the 49ers’ apparent willingness to move on from quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. The question merits its own blurb. Would the Vikings trade quarterback Kirk Cousins? His 2020 extension..." February 02

  • NFL Insider: ‘Very Surprised’ if 49ers Swap QBs in Potential Trade

    Heavy "Trade rumors are heating up around the San Francisco 49ers making a move to acquire Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins. Cousins is going to cost the Vikings a lot of money over the next two seasons, so that’s why some insiders are thinking the..." February 01

  • San Francisco 49ers Looking At Possible Trade For Kirk Cousins

    Total Pro Sports "It has become increasingly evident that Kirk Cousins likely needs a chance of scenery. That change might see him headed to the Bay Area. According to sports reporter Evan Massey, the 49ers want to move on from Jimmy Garoppolo and he says he’s told that Kirk Cousins “is a..." February 01

  • Wild 3-Team Trade Proposal Has Vikings Dealing Kirk Cousins to Land Deshaun Watson

    Heavy "This offseason’s quarterback free agency is quickly becoming one of the most bountiful in league history with Deshaun Watson continuing to push for his departure from the Houston Texans. With the likes of several contending teams in need of a new quarterback,..." January 30

  • Kirk Cousins is the NFC offensive player of the week " Kirk Cousins' prolific performance against the Lions Sunday has garnered NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors. Cousins completed 28 of 40 passes (70 percent) for a season-high 405 yards and three touchdowns to total a passer rating of 127.6. He also rushed for a touchdown..." January 06

  • Even Kirk Cousins didn’t agree with roughing the passer penalty on Lions

    Yahoo! Sports "It hasn’t been discussed much because it happened in a game between two mathematically eliminated teams in Week 17, but one of the worst calls of the season took place in Sunday’s Vikings-Lions game. The Vikings were going for it on fourth-and-goal at the 1-yard line when..." January 05

  • Refs Call Horrific Roughing The Passer Call After Textbook Tackle Of Kirk Cousins

    Total Pro Sports "Refs waited until the final week of the season to give th worst call of the year. The Detroit Lions had just stopped the Vikings on 4th down with a sack of Kirk Cousins, but the Vikings got saved with a terribel roughing the passer call. " January 03