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Text from Kirk Cousins just what Vikings rookie center Garrett Bradbury needed

Text from Kirk Cousins just what Vikings rookie center Garrett Bradbury needed

During the Vikings players’ day off Tuesday, a surprise text popped into center Garrett Bradbury’s phone. It was from quarterback Kirk Cousins. He reached out to commend Bradbury for the job … Read full article: Text from Kirk Cousins just what Vikings...→

Text from Kirk Cousins just what Vikings rookie center Garrett Bradbury needed

Text from Kirk Cousins just what Vikings rookie center Garrett Bradbury needed

During the Vikings players’ day off Tuesday, a surprise text popped into center Garrett Bradbury’s phone. It was from quarterback Kirk Cousins. He reached out to commend Bradbury for the job … Read full article: Text from Kirk Cousins just what Vikings...→

John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priority must be protecting Kirk Cousins

John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priority must be protecting Kirk Cousins

Mike Zimmer’s season-ending news conference was Monday at 8 a.m., and he already had been on the phone with his coaching mentor for an hour before meeting reporters at TCO Performance Center in Eag… Read full article: John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priorit...→

Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousins to steal a win for the Vikings

Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousins to steal a win for the Vikings

During one masterful drive last weekend, Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins changed the narrative surrounding him. The $84 million man who couldn’t win the big game — any big game — was nothing short… Read full article: Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousin...→

Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success Saturday? Keep Kirk Cousins upright against 49ers’ fearsome front

Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success Saturday? Keep Kirk Cousins upright against 49ers’ fearsome front

The Vikings’ postseason outlook changed dramatically last Sunday, when a strong defensive performance and a couple of key overtime throws from the previously maligned Kirk Cousins led Minnesota to … Read full article: Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success ...→

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics by orchestrating biggest victory of his career

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics by orchestrating biggest victory of his career

NEW ORLEANS — Enough of the talk that Kirk Cousins doesn’t step up in big games. In the biggest game of his life on Sunday, the Vikings quarterback rose to the occasion when it mattered most. Cousi… Read full article: Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics ...→

Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on importance of Sunday’s game for Vikings future

Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on importance of Sunday’s game for Vikings future

Kirk Cousins’ first playoff game with the Vikings could be very important to his future, but he’s not about to speculate on that. The quarterback, in the second year of three-year, $84 million cont… Read full article: Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on im...→

Charley Walters: Playoff win likely required for new deals for Kirk Cousins, Mike Zimmer, Rick Spielman

Charley Walters: Playoff win likely required for new deals for Kirk Cousins, Mike Zimmer, Rick Spielman

Minnesota Vikings contract extensions for quarterback Kirk Cousins, head coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman? Had the Vikings not played so poorly in their 23-10 home-field loss to … Read full article: Charley Walters: Playoff win likely requ...→

Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins on Sunday, giving Sean Mannion second career start

Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins on Sunday, giving Sean Mannion second career start

With Kirk Cousins in line to rest up for the playoffs, a source said Friday night that Vikings backup quarterback Sean Mannion is expected to start Sunday against Chicago. The Vikings are locked in… Read full article: Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins...→

Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammate Kirk Cousins with catchphrase after victory

Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammate Kirk Cousins with catchphrase after victory

Green Bay Packers linebacker Preston Smith stuck it to Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins following their 23-10 victory Monday night which gave the team the NFC North division title. Read full article: Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammat...→

Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Rough Game Vs. Packers

Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Rough Game Vs. Packers

“Hopefully he has a great game and hopefully we win, but it’s not all on him,” coach Mike Zimmer said. “We have 21 other players, and they have to go out and execute just as much as he does.” Read full article: Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Ro...→

Eleven Vikings catch passes vs. Lions, including center Garrett Bradbury

Eleven Vikings catch passes vs. Lions, including center Garrett Bradbury

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins spread the ball around Sunday to 11 different receivers. But he hadn’t figured on his center being one of them. During the third quarter of the Vikings’ 20-7 … Read full article: Eleven Vikings catch passes vs. Lions, i...→

After loss at Seattle, ESPN tweets Vikings’ Kirk Cousins has ‘worst record in NFL history’ on Monday night

After loss at Seattle, ESPN tweets Vikings’ Kirk Cousins has ‘worst record in NFL history’ on Monday night

SEATTLE — Kirk Cousins had a chance to lead the Vikings to a big comeback win Monday night. Instead, he’s still trying to shake his reputation for faltering in prime-time games. After Minneso… Read full article: After loss at Seattle, ESPN tweets Vikin...→

Wilson, Cousins Renew Connection As Seahawks Host Vikings

Wilson, Cousins Renew Connection As Seahawks Host Vikings

When Russell Wilson made the decision to transfer to Wisconsin for his final college season, he became connected with Kirk Cousins. Read full article: Wilson, Cousins Renew Connection As Seah...→

You like that? Kirk Cousins continues to change the narrative

You like that? Kirk Cousins continues to change the narrative

After completing his biggest comeback win since the one that made him scream, “You like that!” five seasons ago, Kirk Cousins returned to his locker at U.S. Bank Stadium and sifted thro… Read full article: You like that? Kirk Cousins continues to...→

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins continues to silence critics by leading big comeback win

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins continues to silence critics by leading big comeback win

The Vikings are heading into their bye week. Critics of Kirk Cousins also might be taking some time off. The quarterback led Minnesota back from a 20-0 halftime deficit Sunday to a 27-23 win over D… Read full article: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins continues to silen...→

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins comes up big in prime-time win over Cowboys

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins comes up big in prime-time win over Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas — Say what you want about Kirk Cousins not being able to win big games on a national stage. He got one Sunday night. The Vikings quarterback had a stellar showing in a 28-24 … Read full article: Vikings QB Kirk Cousins comes up big in ...→

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list of guys to sit this week. Read full article: Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: ...→

After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins won’t discuss possible contract extension but says, ‘I love it here’

After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins won’t discuss possible contract extension but says, ‘I love it here’

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Kirk Cousins had his share of struggles Saturday, but Mike Zimmer hasn’t changed his tune on him. After Cousins’ impressive showing in a 26-20 overtime win over New Orle… Read full article: After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousin...→

10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the 49ers and fans who think this is a gimme

10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the 49ers and fans who think this is a gimme

Let’s face it. No one thought Cousins had a chance in New Orleans last week and no one believes he’s capable of pulling off back-to-back stunners. Read full article: 10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the...→

All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut Up,' Says Inside The NFL's Phil Simms

All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut Up,' Says Inside The NFL's Phil Simms

Kirk Cousins came up big in the Vikings' overtime playoff win over the Saints. Can he do it again against the 49ers? Read full article: All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut...→

Cousins, Vikings upend Saints 26-20 in OT in NFC playoffs

“Well, we'll go one week at a time, but the Saints are the real deal,” Cousins said. “This is a really tough environment.”... “They brought all-out pressure and then Kirk made a great throw,” Rudolph said. "Like I said, I'm just so proud of our guys. I'm proud of Kirk, blocking out the noise and coming down here and playing huge all game." Read full article: Cousins, Vikings upend Saints 26-20 in O...→

Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. excited to head home to New Orleans for playoffs

Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. excited to head home to New Orleans for playoffs

Vikings rookie tight end Irv Smith Jr. played his first preseason game in his hometown of New Orleans. Now, he’s fired up to be playing his first playoff game there, too. Minnesota opened the prese… Read full article: Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. excited to ...→

Vikings’ Garrett Bradbury fined $28,075 by NFL for unnecessary roughness

Vikings’ Garrett Bradbury fined $28,075 by NFL for unnecessary roughness

Vikings rookie center Garrett Bradbury was fined $28,075 by the NFL for unnecessary roughness for an illegal block in last Monday’s game against Green Bay, a source said Saturday. Bradbury wa… Read full article: Vikings’ Garrett Bradbury fined $28,075 ...→

If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, Sean Mannion would get second career start

If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, Sean Mannion would get second career start

If Sean Mannion gets his second career start Sunday, the approach leading up to the game will have been different. In 2017, Mannion was the backup quarterback on the Los Angeles Rams behind Jared G… Read full article: If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, ...→

Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs misses a wide-open Kirk Cousins

Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs misses a wide-open Kirk Cousins

So many times over the past couple of seasons, wide receiver Stefon Diggs has been running wide open in the secondary, only to have quarterback Kirk Cousins misfire, or worse, check down and miss h… Read full article: Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs miss...→

After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins seeks redemption on Monday Night Football

After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins seeks redemption on Monday Night Football

If Kirk Cousins doesn’t make the Pro Bowl this season, it would be an historic snub. The Vikings quarterback is fourth in the NFL in passer rating at 111.1, on pace to be the 17th-best mark in NFL … Read full article: After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousi...→

How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has helped Kirk Cousins excel

How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has helped Kirk Cousins excel

There’s somewhat of an unspoken rule at TCO Performance Center whenever the Vikings leave the practice field. As players file into the locker room, usually alongside other members of their po… Read full article: How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has ...→

'That's My Quarterback': Vikings' Cousins Hitting His Stride Past Midpoint Of Big Contract

'That's My Quarterback': Vikings' Cousins Hitting His Stride Past Midpoint Of Big Contract

In the aftermath of the 54-yard touchdown pass that Kirk Cousins threw to Stefon Diggs early in the fourth quarter that accelerated a furious comeback by the Minnesota Vikings, the always animated wide receiver was as fired up as ever as he stalked the sideline and screamed encouragement to almost everyone in his path. Read full article: 'That's My Quarterback': Vikings' Cousin...→

Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. becoming an impact player

Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. becoming an impact player

Irv Smith Jr. picked a good time to score his first NFL touchdown. With the Vikings facing a 20-point deficit Sunday afternoon at U.S. Bank Stadium, the rookie tight end ran a precise route and qua… Read full article: Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. becoming an...→

WATCH: Broncos’ Shelby Harris’ strip sack of Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

WATCH: Broncos’ Shelby Harris’ strip sack of Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

Broncos defensive tackle Shelby Harris was like a runaway freight train bearing down upon Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins on Sunday. Read full article: WATCH: Broncos’ Shelby Harris’ strip sac...→

CBS analyst Rich Gannon has reversed course on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

CBS analyst Rich Gannon has reversed course on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

Rich Gannon has a rare home game Sunday as a CBS analyst. Then again, he’s not looking at it that way. Gannon, a Vikings quarterback from 1987-92 who lives in Excelsior, will serve as the analyst a… Read full article: CBS analyst Rich Gannon has reversed cou...→

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list of guys to sit this week. Read full article: Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: ...→

Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean $100M for Kirk Cousins

Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean $100M for Kirk Cousins

The value of one NFL playoff victory? For Kirk Cousins, it could be $100 million. That’s the contract extension the Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback might expect after leading his team to the d… Read full article: Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean ...→

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics with the right kind of loud: ‘You Like That!’

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics with the right kind of loud: ‘You Like That!’

Vikings teammates have been trying all season to get Kirk Cousins all season to yell his catchphrase, “You Like That!” They finally got him to do it. After the quarterback led the Vikings to … Read full article: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics wit...→

Inside the drive that changed the narrative on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

Inside the drive that changed the narrative on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

“I just felt like it was his time to tell a lot of people that he’s our guy and he did it,” head coach Mike Zimmer said after quarterback Kirk Cousins’ game-winning touchdown pass… Read full article: Inside the drive that changed the narrat...→

Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad Playoff Game In New Orleans

Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad Playoff Game In New Orleans

The hyper-scrutinized quarterback's first opportunity to get a postseason victory with the Vikings has arrived on the heels of his career-best season. Read full article: Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad...→

Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ in relief of Kirk Cousins, coach says

Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ in relief of Kirk Cousins, coach says

For the second time in three years, Sean Mannion’s task to was to lead a bunch of NFL backups to victory over a team playing its starters. At least Sunday’s game was closer than his first try… Read full article: Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ i...→

Vikings vet Anthony Barr has developed bond with rookie Kris Boyd and even gave him a Christmas gift

Vikings vet Anthony Barr has developed bond with rookie Kris Boyd and even gave him a Christmas gift

When a roster move in October led to a locker being open next to the one for Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr, rookie cornerback Kris Boyd swooped in and claimed it. So, for the past two months, Boy… Read full article: Vikings vet Anthony Barr has developed b...→

Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’ Christmas, left Vikings QB ‘sick to (my) stomach’

Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’ Christmas, left Vikings QB ‘sick to (my) stomach’

The Green Bay Packers gave Kirk Cousins a blue Christmas. On Monday night, facing the Packers’ daunting rush and sound pass coverage, the Vikings quarterback had one of his worst games ever i… Read full article: Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’...→

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Monday Night Football in ugly 23-10 loss to Packers

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Monday Night Football in ugly 23-10 loss to Packers

Make it 0-9 for Kirk Cousins on Monday Night Football. The Vikings quarterback, who had been hot since the start of October, was abysmal in Monday night’s 17-10 loss to Green Bay before a record-se… Read full article: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Mo...→

Game Center: Chargers vs. Minnesota Vikings updates from Carson

Game Center: Chargers vs. Minnesota Vikings updates from Carson

Live updates from Carson, where the Chargers face the Minnesota Vikings today with a chance to help the Rams in their quest for an NFC playoff spot. Read full article: Game Center: Chargers vs. Minnesota Viki...→

Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cousins would be league MVP if you removed Lamar Jackson from discussion

Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cousins would be league MVP if you removed Lamar Jackson from discussion

On Tuesday, former NFL wide receiver Brandon Marshall was discussing the NFL MVP award and stated that if Baltimore Ravens' quarterback Lamar Jackson was removed from the conversation, Kirk Cousins of the Minnesota Vikings would be the MVP. Read full article: Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cou...→

Vikings Sign Rookie WR Alexander Hollins to Active Roster; LB Ben Gedeon Placed On IR

Vikings Sign Rookie WR Alexander Hollins to Active Roster; LB Ben Gedeon Placed On IR

The Minnesota Vikings have made some roster changes leading up to the team’s big, nationally televised game against the Seattle Seahawks Monday night. Read full article: Vikings Sign Rookie WR Alexander Hollins...→

Ray Lewis: Dalvin Cook A 'Game-Changer' For Vikings, Kirk Cousins

Ray Lewis: Dalvin Cook A 'Game-Changer' For Vikings, Kirk Cousins

The Pro Football Hall of Famer and Inside the NFL analyst breaks down how Cook helps the Vikings passing attack. Read full article: Ray Lewis: Dalvin Cook A 'Game-Changer' ...→

Rating the Broncos: Kirk Cousins sliced up one of NFL’s top pass defenses in second half

Rating the Broncos: Kirk Cousins sliced up one of NFL’s top pass defenses in second half

Broncos beat writer Ryan O’Halloran breaks down the team’s performance against the Vikings by position group. Read full article: Rating the Broncos: Kirk Cousins sliced ...→

Air Force lieutenant (and Vikings rookie) Austin Cutting ready for Sunday’s Salute to Service

Air Force lieutenant (and Vikings rookie) Austin Cutting ready for Sunday’s Salute to Service

Austin Cutting will be in his football uniform Sunday but he will be thinking about those wearing military uniforms at the game. Cutting, a rookie long snapper for the Vikings, is also a second lie… Read full article: Air Force lieutenant (and Vikings rookie...→

Ex-coach Mike Shanahan: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins needed better supporting cast to show his skills

Ex-coach Mike Shanahan: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins needed better supporting cast to show his skills

When the Vikings play host to the Denver Broncos on Sunday, Mike Shanahan will be watching from afar with great interest. Not only did Shanahan coach the Broncos to Super Bowl victories after the 1… Read full article: Ex-coach Mike Shanahan: Vikings’ Kirk Co...→

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list of guys to sit this week. Read full article: Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: ...→

John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priority must be protecting Kirk Cousins

John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priority must be protecting Kirk Cousins

Mike Zimmer’s season-ending news conference was Monday at 8 a.m., and he already had been on the phone with his coaching mentor for an hour before meeting reporters at TCO Performance Center in Eag… Read full article: John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priorit...→

Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean $100M for Kirk Cousins

Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean $100M for Kirk Cousins

The value of one NFL playoff victory? For Kirk Cousins, it could be $100 million. That’s the contract extension the Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback might expect after leading his team to the d… Read full article: Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean ...→

10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the 49ers and fans who think this is a gimme

10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the 49ers and fans who think this is a gimme

Let’s face it. No one thought Cousins had a chance in New Orleans last week and no one believes he’s capable of pulling off back-to-back stunners. Read full article: 10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the...→

Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success Saturday? Keep Kirk Cousins upright against 49ers’ fearsome front

Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success Saturday? Keep Kirk Cousins upright against 49ers’ fearsome front

The Vikings’ postseason outlook changed dramatically last Sunday, when a strong defensive performance and a couple of key overtime throws from the previously maligned Kirk Cousins led Minnesota to … Read full article: Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success ...→

Inside the drive that changed the narrative on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

Inside the drive that changed the narrative on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

“I just felt like it was his time to tell a lot of people that he’s our guy and he did it,” head coach Mike Zimmer said after quarterback Kirk Cousins’ game-winning touchdown pass… Read full article: Inside the drive that changed the narrat...→

Cousins, Vikings upend Saints 26-20 in OT in NFC playoffs

“Well, we'll go one week at a time, but the Saints are the real deal,” Cousins said. “This is a really tough environment.”... “They brought all-out pressure and then Kirk made a great throw,” Rudolph said. "Like I said, I'm just so proud of our guys. I'm proud of Kirk, blocking out the noise and coming down here and playing huge all game." Read full article: Cousins, Vikings upend Saints 26-20 in O...→

Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on importance of Sunday’s game for Vikings future

Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on importance of Sunday’s game for Vikings future

Kirk Cousins’ first playoff game with the Vikings could be very important to his future, but he’s not about to speculate on that. The quarterback, in the second year of three-year, $84 million cont… Read full article: Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on im...→

Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ in relief of Kirk Cousins, coach says

Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ in relief of Kirk Cousins, coach says

For the second time in three years, Sean Mannion’s task to was to lead a bunch of NFL backups to victory over a team playing its starters. At least Sunday’s game was closer than his first try… Read full article: Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ i...→

Vikings’ Garrett Bradbury fined $28,075 by NFL for unnecessary roughness

Vikings’ Garrett Bradbury fined $28,075 by NFL for unnecessary roughness

Vikings rookie center Garrett Bradbury was fined $28,075 by the NFL for unnecessary roughness for an illegal block in last Monday’s game against Green Bay, a source said Saturday. Bradbury wa… Read full article: Vikings’ Garrett Bradbury fined $28,075 ...→

Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins on Sunday, giving Sean Mannion second career start

Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins on Sunday, giving Sean Mannion second career start

With Kirk Cousins in line to rest up for the playoffs, a source said Friday night that Vikings backup quarterback Sean Mannion is expected to start Sunday against Chicago. The Vikings are locked in… Read full article: Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins...→

Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’ Christmas, left Vikings QB ‘sick to (my) stomach’

Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’ Christmas, left Vikings QB ‘sick to (my) stomach’

The Green Bay Packers gave Kirk Cousins a blue Christmas. On Monday night, facing the Packers’ daunting rush and sound pass coverage, the Vikings quarterback had one of his worst games ever i… Read full article: Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’...→

Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs misses a wide-open Kirk Cousins

Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs misses a wide-open Kirk Cousins

So many times over the past couple of seasons, wide receiver Stefon Diggs has been running wide open in the secondary, only to have quarterback Kirk Cousins misfire, or worse, check down and miss h… Read full article: Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs miss...→

Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Rough Game Vs. Packers

Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Rough Game Vs. Packers

“Hopefully he has a great game and hopefully we win, but it’s not all on him,” coach Mike Zimmer said. “We have 21 other players, and they have to go out and execute just as much as he does.” Read full article: Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Ro...→

Game Center: Chargers vs. Minnesota Vikings updates from Carson

Game Center: Chargers vs. Minnesota Vikings updates from Carson

Live updates from Carson, where the Chargers face the Minnesota Vikings today with a chance to help the Rams in their quest for an NFC playoff spot. Read full article: Game Center: Chargers vs. Minnesota Viki...→

How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has helped Kirk Cousins excel

How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has helped Kirk Cousins excel

There’s somewhat of an unspoken rule at TCO Performance Center whenever the Vikings leave the practice field. As players file into the locker room, usually alongside other members of their po… Read full article: How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has ...→

After loss at Seattle, ESPN tweets Vikings’ Kirk Cousins has ‘worst record in NFL history’ on Monday night

After loss at Seattle, ESPN tweets Vikings’ Kirk Cousins has ‘worst record in NFL history’ on Monday night

SEATTLE — Kirk Cousins had a chance to lead the Vikings to a big comeback win Monday night. Instead, he’s still trying to shake his reputation for faltering in prime-time games. After Minneso… Read full article: After loss at Seattle, ESPN tweets Vikin...→

Vikings Sign Rookie WR Alexander Hollins to Active Roster; LB Ben Gedeon Placed On IR

Vikings Sign Rookie WR Alexander Hollins to Active Roster; LB Ben Gedeon Placed On IR

The Minnesota Vikings have made some roster changes leading up to the team’s big, nationally televised game against the Seattle Seahawks Monday night. Read full article: Vikings Sign Rookie WR Alexander Hollins...→

'That's My Quarterback': Vikings' Cousins Hitting His Stride Past Midpoint Of Big Contract

'That's My Quarterback': Vikings' Cousins Hitting His Stride Past Midpoint Of Big Contract

In the aftermath of the 54-yard touchdown pass that Kirk Cousins threw to Stefon Diggs early in the fourth quarter that accelerated a furious comeback by the Minnesota Vikings, the always animated wide receiver was as fired up as ever as he stalked the sideline and screamed encouragement to almost everyone in his path. Read full article: 'That's My Quarterback': Vikings' Cousin...→

You like that? Kirk Cousins continues to change the narrative

You like that? Kirk Cousins continues to change the narrative

After completing his biggest comeback win since the one that made him scream, “You like that!” five seasons ago, Kirk Cousins returned to his locker at U.S. Bank Stadium and sifted thro… Read full article: You like that? Kirk Cousins continues to...→

Rating the Broncos: Kirk Cousins sliced up one of NFL’s top pass defenses in second half

Rating the Broncos: Kirk Cousins sliced up one of NFL’s top pass defenses in second half

Broncos beat writer Ryan O’Halloran breaks down the team’s performance against the Vikings by position group. Read full article: Rating the Broncos: Kirk Cousins sliced ...→

WATCH: Broncos’ Shelby Harris’ strip sack of Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

WATCH: Broncos’ Shelby Harris’ strip sack of Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

Broncos defensive tackle Shelby Harris was like a runaway freight train bearing down upon Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins on Sunday. Read full article: WATCH: Broncos’ Shelby Harris’ strip sac...→

Ex-coach Mike Shanahan: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins needed better supporting cast to show his skills

Ex-coach Mike Shanahan: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins needed better supporting cast to show his skills

When the Vikings play host to the Denver Broncos on Sunday, Mike Shanahan will be watching from afar with great interest. Not only did Shanahan coach the Broncos to Super Bowl victories after the 1… Read full article: Ex-coach Mike Shanahan: Vikings’ Kirk Co...→

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list of guys to sit this week. Read full article: Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: ...→

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list of guys to sit this week. Read full article: Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: ...→

After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins won’t discuss possible contract extension but says, ‘I love it here’

After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins won’t discuss possible contract extension but says, ‘I love it here’

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Kirk Cousins had his share of struggles Saturday, but Mike Zimmer hasn’t changed his tune on him. After Cousins’ impressive showing in a 26-20 overtime win over New Orle… Read full article: After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousin...→

Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousins to steal a win for the Vikings

Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousins to steal a win for the Vikings

During one masterful drive last weekend, Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins changed the narrative surrounding him. The $84 million man who couldn’t win the big game — any big game — was nothing short… Read full article: Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousin...→

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics with the right kind of loud: ‘You Like That!’

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics with the right kind of loud: ‘You Like That!’

Vikings teammates have been trying all season to get Kirk Cousins all season to yell his catchphrase, “You Like That!” They finally got him to do it. After the quarterback led the Vikings to … Read full article: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics wit...→

All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut Up,' Says Inside The NFL's Phil Simms

All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut Up,' Says Inside The NFL's Phil Simms

Kirk Cousins came up big in the Vikings' overtime playoff win over the Saints. Can he do it again against the 49ers? Read full article: All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut...→

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics by orchestrating biggest victory of his career

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics by orchestrating biggest victory of his career

NEW ORLEANS — Enough of the talk that Kirk Cousins doesn’t step up in big games. In the biggest game of his life on Sunday, the Vikings quarterback rose to the occasion when it mattered most. Cousi… Read full article: Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics ...→

Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad Playoff Game In New Orleans

Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad Playoff Game In New Orleans

The hyper-scrutinized quarterback's first opportunity to get a postseason victory with the Vikings has arrived on the heels of his career-best season. Read full article: Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad...→

Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. excited to head home to New Orleans for playoffs

Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. excited to head home to New Orleans for playoffs

Vikings rookie tight end Irv Smith Jr. played his first preseason game in his hometown of New Orleans. Now, he’s fired up to be playing his first playoff game there, too. Minnesota opened the prese… Read full article: Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. excited to ...→

Charley Walters: Playoff win likely required for new deals for Kirk Cousins, Mike Zimmer, Rick Spielman

Charley Walters: Playoff win likely required for new deals for Kirk Cousins, Mike Zimmer, Rick Spielman

Minnesota Vikings contract extensions for quarterback Kirk Cousins, head coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman? Had the Vikings not played so poorly in their 23-10 home-field loss to … Read full article: Charley Walters: Playoff win likely requ...→

Vikings vet Anthony Barr has developed bond with rookie Kris Boyd and even gave him a Christmas gift

Vikings vet Anthony Barr has developed bond with rookie Kris Boyd and even gave him a Christmas gift

When a roster move in October led to a locker being open next to the one for Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr, rookie cornerback Kris Boyd swooped in and claimed it. So, for the past two months, Boy… Read full article: Vikings vet Anthony Barr has developed b...→

If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, Sean Mannion would get second career start

If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, Sean Mannion would get second career start

If Sean Mannion gets his second career start Sunday, the approach leading up to the game will have been different. In 2017, Mannion was the backup quarterback on the Los Angeles Rams behind Jared G… Read full article: If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, ...→

Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammate Kirk Cousins with catchphrase after victory

Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammate Kirk Cousins with catchphrase after victory

Green Bay Packers linebacker Preston Smith stuck it to Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins following their 23-10 victory Monday night which gave the team the NFC North division title. Read full article: Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammat...→

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Monday Night Football in ugly 23-10 loss to Packers

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Monday Night Football in ugly 23-10 loss to Packers

Make it 0-9 for Kirk Cousins on Monday Night Football. The Vikings quarterback, who had been hot since the start of October, was abysmal in Monday night’s 17-10 loss to Green Bay before a record-se… Read full article: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Mo...→

After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins seeks redemption on Monday Night Football

After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins seeks redemption on Monday Night Football

If Kirk Cousins doesn’t make the Pro Bowl this season, it would be an historic snub. The Vikings quarterback is fourth in the NFL in passer rating at 111.1, on pace to be the 17th-best mark in NFL … Read full article: After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousi...→

Eleven Vikings catch passes vs. Lions, including center Garrett Bradbury

Eleven Vikings catch passes vs. Lions, including center Garrett Bradbury

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins spread the ball around Sunday to 11 different receivers. But he hadn’t figured on his center being one of them. During the third quarter of the Vikings’ 20-7 … Read full article: Eleven Vikings catch passes vs. Lions, i...→

Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cousins would be league MVP if you removed Lamar Jackson from discussion

Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cousins would be league MVP if you removed Lamar Jackson from discussion

On Tuesday, former NFL wide receiver Brandon Marshall was discussing the NFL MVP award and stated that if Baltimore Ravens' quarterback Lamar Jackson was removed from the conversation, Kirk Cousins of the Minnesota Vikings would be the MVP. Read full article: Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cou...→

Wilson, Cousins Renew Connection As Seahawks Host Vikings

Wilson, Cousins Renew Connection As Seahawks Host Vikings

When Russell Wilson made the decision to transfer to Wisconsin for his final college season, he became connected with Kirk Cousins. Read full article: Wilson, Cousins Renew Connection As Seah...→

Ray Lewis: Dalvin Cook A 'Game-Changer' For Vikings, Kirk Cousins

Ray Lewis: Dalvin Cook A 'Game-Changer' For Vikings, Kirk Cousins

The Pro Football Hall of Famer and Inside the NFL analyst breaks down how Cook helps the Vikings passing attack. Read full article: Ray Lewis: Dalvin Cook A 'Game-Changer' ...→

Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. becoming an impact player

Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. becoming an impact player

Irv Smith Jr. picked a good time to score his first NFL touchdown. With the Vikings facing a 20-point deficit Sunday afternoon at U.S. Bank Stadium, the rookie tight end ran a precise route and qua… Read full article: Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. becoming an...→

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins continues to silence critics by leading big comeback win

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins continues to silence critics by leading big comeback win

The Vikings are heading into their bye week. Critics of Kirk Cousins also might be taking some time off. The quarterback led Minnesota back from a 20-0 halftime deficit Sunday to a 27-23 win over D… Read full article: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins continues to silen...→

Air Force lieutenant (and Vikings rookie) Austin Cutting ready for Sunday’s Salute to Service

Air Force lieutenant (and Vikings rookie) Austin Cutting ready for Sunday’s Salute to Service

Austin Cutting will be in his football uniform Sunday but he will be thinking about those wearing military uniforms at the game. Cutting, a rookie long snapper for the Vikings, is also a second lie… Read full article: Air Force lieutenant (and Vikings rookie...→

CBS analyst Rich Gannon has reversed course on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

CBS analyst Rich Gannon has reversed course on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

Rich Gannon has a rare home game Sunday as a CBS analyst. Then again, he’s not looking at it that way. Gannon, a Vikings quarterback from 1987-92 who lives in Excelsior, will serve as the analyst a… Read full article: CBS analyst Rich Gannon has reversed cou...→

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins comes up big in prime-time win over Cowboys

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins comes up big in prime-time win over Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas — Say what you want about Kirk Cousins not being able to win big games on a national stage. He got one Sunday night. The Vikings quarterback had a stellar showing in a 28-24 … Read full article: Vikings QB Kirk Cousins comes up big in ...→

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list of guys to sit this week. Read full article: Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: ...→

John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priority must be protecting Kirk Cousins

John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priority must be protecting Kirk Cousins

Mike Zimmer’s season-ending news conference was Monday at 8 a.m., and he already had been on the phone with his coaching mentor for an hour before meeting reporters at TCO Performance Center in Eag… Read full article: John Shipley: Vikings’ offseason priorit...→

After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins won’t discuss possible contract extension but says, ‘I love it here’

After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins won’t discuss possible contract extension but says, ‘I love it here’

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Kirk Cousins had his share of struggles Saturday, but Mike Zimmer hasn’t changed his tune on him. After Cousins’ impressive showing in a 26-20 overtime win over New Orle… Read full article: After tough defeat, Vikings’ Kirk Cousin...→

Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean $100M for Kirk Cousins

Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean $100M for Kirk Cousins

The value of one NFL playoff victory? For Kirk Cousins, it could be $100 million. That’s the contract extension the Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback might expect after leading his team to the d… Read full article: Charley Walters: Playoff win could mean ...→

Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousins to steal a win for the Vikings

Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousins to steal a win for the Vikings

During one masterful drive last weekend, Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins changed the narrative surrounding him. The $84 million man who couldn’t win the big game — any big game — was nothing short… Read full article: Dane Mizutani: It’s time for Kirk Cousin...→

10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the 49ers and fans who think this is a gimme

10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the 49ers and fans who think this is a gimme

Let’s face it. No one thought Cousins had a chance in New Orleans last week and no one believes he’s capable of pulling off back-to-back stunners. Read full article: 10 reasons Kirk Cousins should scare the...→

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics with the right kind of loud: ‘You Like That!’

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics with the right kind of loud: ‘You Like That!’

Vikings teammates have been trying all season to get Kirk Cousins all season to yell his catchphrase, “You Like That!” They finally got him to do it. After the quarterback led the Vikings to … Read full article: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins quiets critics wit...→

Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success Saturday? Keep Kirk Cousins upright against 49ers’ fearsome front

Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success Saturday? Keep Kirk Cousins upright against 49ers’ fearsome front

The Vikings’ postseason outlook changed dramatically last Sunday, when a strong defensive performance and a couple of key overtime throws from the previously maligned Kirk Cousins led Minnesota to … Read full article: Jace Frederick: Vikings’ key to success ...→

All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut Up,' Says Inside The NFL's Phil Simms

All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut Up,' Says Inside The NFL's Phil Simms

Kirk Cousins came up big in the Vikings' overtime playoff win over the Saints. Can he do it again against the 49ers? Read full article: All The Kirk Cousins Haters Should 'Shut...→

Inside the drive that changed the narrative on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

Inside the drive that changed the narrative on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

“I just felt like it was his time to tell a lot of people that he’s our guy and he did it,” head coach Mike Zimmer said after quarterback Kirk Cousins’ game-winning touchdown pass… Read full article: Inside the drive that changed the narrat...→

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics by orchestrating biggest victory of his career

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics by orchestrating biggest victory of his career

NEW ORLEANS — Enough of the talk that Kirk Cousins doesn’t step up in big games. In the biggest game of his life on Sunday, the Vikings quarterback rose to the occasion when it mattered most. Cousi… Read full article: Vikings QB Kirk Cousins answers critics ...→

Cousins, Vikings upend Saints 26-20 in OT in NFC playoffs

“Well, we'll go one week at a time, but the Saints are the real deal,” Cousins said. “This is a really tough environment.”... “They brought all-out pressure and then Kirk made a great throw,” Rudolph said. "Like I said, I'm just so proud of our guys. I'm proud of Kirk, blocking out the noise and coming down here and playing huge all game." Read full article: Cousins, Vikings upend Saints 26-20 in O...→

Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad Playoff Game In New Orleans

Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad Playoff Game In New Orleans

The hyper-scrutinized quarterback's first opportunity to get a postseason victory with the Vikings has arrived on the heels of his career-best season. Read full article: Kirk Cousins, Vikings Prep For Crossroad...→

Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on importance of Sunday’s game for Vikings future

Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on importance of Sunday’s game for Vikings future

Kirk Cousins’ first playoff game with the Vikings could be very important to his future, but he’s not about to speculate on that. The quarterback, in the second year of three-year, $84 million cont… Read full article: Kirk Cousins declines to speculate on im...→

Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. excited to head home to New Orleans for playoffs

Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. excited to head home to New Orleans for playoffs

Vikings rookie tight end Irv Smith Jr. played his first preseason game in his hometown of New Orleans. Now, he’s fired up to be playing his first playoff game there, too. Minnesota opened the prese… Read full article: Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. excited to ...→

Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ in relief of Kirk Cousins, coach says

Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ in relief of Kirk Cousins, coach says

For the second time in three years, Sean Mannion’s task to was to lead a bunch of NFL backups to victory over a team playing its starters. At least Sunday’s game was closer than his first try… Read full article: Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion ‘solid’ i...→

Charley Walters: Playoff win likely required for new deals for Kirk Cousins, Mike Zimmer, Rick Spielman

Charley Walters: Playoff win likely required for new deals for Kirk Cousins, Mike Zimmer, Rick Spielman

Minnesota Vikings contract extensions for quarterback Kirk Cousins, head coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman? Had the Vikings not played so poorly in their 23-10 home-field loss to … Read full article: Charley Walters: Playoff win likely requ...→

Vikings’ Garrett Bradbury fined $28,075 by NFL for unnecessary roughness

Vikings’ Garrett Bradbury fined $28,075 by NFL for unnecessary roughness

Vikings rookie center Garrett Bradbury was fined $28,075 by the NFL for unnecessary roughness for an illegal block in last Monday’s game against Green Bay, a source said Saturday. Bradbury wa… Read full article: Vikings’ Garrett Bradbury fined $28,075 ...→

Vikings vet Anthony Barr has developed bond with rookie Kris Boyd and even gave him a Christmas gift

Vikings vet Anthony Barr has developed bond with rookie Kris Boyd and even gave him a Christmas gift

When a roster move in October led to a locker being open next to the one for Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr, rookie cornerback Kris Boyd swooped in and claimed it. So, for the past two months, Boy… Read full article: Vikings vet Anthony Barr has developed b...→

Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins on Sunday, giving Sean Mannion second career start

Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins on Sunday, giving Sean Mannion second career start

With Kirk Cousins in line to rest up for the playoffs, a source said Friday night that Vikings backup quarterback Sean Mannion is expected to start Sunday against Chicago. The Vikings are locked in… Read full article: Vikings expected to rest QB Kirk Cousins...→

If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, Sean Mannion would get second career start

If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, Sean Mannion would get second career start

If Sean Mannion gets his second career start Sunday, the approach leading up to the game will have been different. In 2017, Mannion was the backup quarterback on the Los Angeles Rams behind Jared G… Read full article: If Vikings rest Kirk Cousins on Sunday, ...→

Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’ Christmas, left Vikings QB ‘sick to (my) stomach’

Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’ Christmas, left Vikings QB ‘sick to (my) stomach’

The Green Bay Packers gave Kirk Cousins a blue Christmas. On Monday night, facing the Packers’ daunting rush and sound pass coverage, the Vikings quarterback had one of his worst games ever i… Read full article: Packers performance ruined Kirk Cousins’...→

Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammate Kirk Cousins with catchphrase after victory

Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammate Kirk Cousins with catchphrase after victory

Green Bay Packers linebacker Preston Smith stuck it to Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins following their 23-10 victory Monday night which gave the team the NFC North division title. Read full article: Packers' Preston Smith trolls ex-teammat...→

Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs misses a wide-open Kirk Cousins

Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs misses a wide-open Kirk Cousins

So many times over the past couple of seasons, wide receiver Stefon Diggs has been running wide open in the secondary, only to have quarterback Kirk Cousins misfire, or worse, check down and miss h… Read full article: Vikings role reversal: Stefon Diggs miss...→

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Monday Night Football in ugly 23-10 loss to Packers

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Monday Night Football in ugly 23-10 loss to Packers

Make it 0-9 for Kirk Cousins on Monday Night Football. The Vikings quarterback, who had been hot since the start of October, was abysmal in Monday night’s 17-10 loss to Green Bay before a record-se… Read full article: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins drops to 0-9 on Mo...→

Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Rough Game Vs. Packers

Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Rough Game Vs. Packers

“Hopefully he has a great game and hopefully we win, but it’s not all on him,” coach Mike Zimmer said. “We have 21 other players, and they have to go out and execute just as much as he does.” Read full article: Cousins, Vikings Seek Redemption From Ro...→

After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins seeks redemption on Monday Night Football

After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousins seeks redemption on Monday Night Football

If Kirk Cousins doesn’t make the Pro Bowl this season, it would be an historic snub. The Vikings quarterback is fourth in the NFL in passer rating at 111.1, on pace to be the 17th-best mark in NFL … Read full article: After Pro Bowl snub, Vikings’ Kirk Cousi...→

Game Center: Chargers vs. Minnesota Vikings updates from Carson

Game Center: Chargers vs. Minnesota Vikings updates from Carson

Live updates from Carson, where the Chargers face the Minnesota Vikings today with a chance to help the Rams in their quest for an NFC playoff spot. Read full article: Game Center: Chargers vs. Minnesota Viki...→

Eleven Vikings catch passes vs. Lions, including center Garrett Bradbury

Eleven Vikings catch passes vs. Lions, including center Garrett Bradbury

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins spread the ball around Sunday to 11 different receivers. But he hadn’t figured on his center being one of them. During the third quarter of the Vikings’ 20-7 … Read full article: Eleven Vikings catch passes vs. Lions, i...→

How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has helped Kirk Cousins excel

How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has helped Kirk Cousins excel

There’s somewhat of an unspoken rule at TCO Performance Center whenever the Vikings leave the practice field. As players file into the locker room, usually alongside other members of their po… Read full article: How the Vikings’ ‘quarterback room’ has ...→

Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cousins would be league MVP if you removed Lamar Jackson from discussion

Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cousins would be league MVP if you removed Lamar Jackson from discussion

On Tuesday, former NFL wide receiver Brandon Marshall was discussing the NFL MVP award and stated that if Baltimore Ravens' quarterback Lamar Jackson was removed from the conversation, Kirk Cousins of the Minnesota Vikings would be the MVP. Read full article: Former NFL player says Vikings' Kirk Cou...→

After loss at Seattle, ESPN tweets Vikings’ Kirk Cousins has ‘worst record in NFL history’ on Monday night

After loss at Seattle, ESPN tweets Vikings’ Kirk Cousins has ‘worst record in NFL history’ on Monday night

SEATTLE — Kirk Cousins had a chance to lead the Vikings to a big comeback win Monday night. Instead, he’s still trying to shake his reputation for faltering in prime-time games. After Minneso… Read full article: After loss at Seattle, ESPN tweets Vikin...→

Vikings Sign Rookie WR Alexander Hollins to Active Roster; LB Ben Gedeon Placed On IR

Vikings Sign Rookie WR Alexander Hollins to Active Roster; LB Ben Gedeon Placed On IR

The Minnesota Vikings have made some roster changes leading up to the team’s big, nationally televised game against the Seattle Seahawks Monday night. Read full article: Vikings Sign Rookie WR Alexander Hollins...→

Wilson, Cousins Renew Connection As Seahawks Host Vikings

Wilson, Cousins Renew Connection As Seahawks Host Vikings

When Russell Wilson made the decision to transfer to Wisconsin for his final college season, he became connected with Kirk Cousins. Read full article: Wilson, Cousins Renew Connection As Seah...→

'That's My Quarterback': Vikings' Cousins Hitting His Stride Past Midpoint Of Big Contract

'That's My Quarterback': Vikings' Cousins Hitting His Stride Past Midpoint Of Big Contract

In the aftermath of the 54-yard touchdown pass that Kirk Cousins threw to Stefon Diggs early in the fourth quarter that accelerated a furious comeback by the Minnesota Vikings, the always animated wide receiver was as fired up as ever as he stalked the sideline and screamed encouragement to almost everyone in his path. Read full article: 'That's My Quarterback': Vikings' Cousin...→

Ray Lewis: Dalvin Cook A 'Game-Changer' For Vikings, Kirk Cousins

Ray Lewis: Dalvin Cook A 'Game-Changer' For Vikings, Kirk Cousins

The Pro Football Hall of Famer and Inside the NFL analyst breaks down how Cook helps the Vikings passing attack. Read full article: Ray Lewis: Dalvin Cook A 'Game-Changer' ...→

You like that? Kirk Cousins continues to change the narrative

You like that? Kirk Cousins continues to change the narrative

After completing his biggest comeback win since the one that made him scream, “You like that!” five seasons ago, Kirk Cousins returned to his locker at U.S. Bank Stadium and sifted thro… Read full article: You like that? Kirk Cousins continues to...→

Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. becoming an impact player

Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. becoming an impact player

Irv Smith Jr. picked a good time to score his first NFL touchdown. With the Vikings facing a 20-point deficit Sunday afternoon at U.S. Bank Stadium, the rookie tight end ran a precise route and qua… Read full article: Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. becoming an...→

Rating the Broncos: Kirk Cousins sliced up one of NFL’s top pass defenses in second half

Rating the Broncos: Kirk Cousins sliced up one of NFL’s top pass defenses in second half

Broncos beat writer Ryan O’Halloran breaks down the team’s performance against the Vikings by position group. Read full article: Rating the Broncos: Kirk Cousins sliced ...→

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins continues to silence critics by leading big comeback win

Vikings’ Kirk Cousins continues to silence critics by leading big comeback win

The Vikings are heading into their bye week. Critics of Kirk Cousins also might be taking some time off. The quarterback led Minnesota back from a 20-0 halftime deficit Sunday to a 27-23 win over D… Read full article: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins continues to silen...→

WATCH: Broncos’ Shelby Harris’ strip sack of Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

WATCH: Broncos’ Shelby Harris’ strip sack of Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

Broncos defensive tackle Shelby Harris was like a runaway freight train bearing down upon Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins on Sunday. Read full article: WATCH: Broncos’ Shelby Harris’ strip sac...→

Air Force lieutenant (and Vikings rookie) Austin Cutting ready for Sunday’s Salute to Service

Air Force lieutenant (and Vikings rookie) Austin Cutting ready for Sunday’s Salute to Service

Austin Cutting will be in his football uniform Sunday but he will be thinking about those wearing military uniforms at the game. Cutting, a rookie long snapper for the Vikings, is also a second lie… Read full article: Air Force lieutenant (and Vikings rookie...→

CBS analyst Rich Gannon has reversed course on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

CBS analyst Rich Gannon has reversed course on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

Rich Gannon has a rare home game Sunday as a CBS analyst. Then again, he’s not looking at it that way. Gannon, a Vikings quarterback from 1987-92 who lives in Excelsior, will serve as the analyst a… Read full article: CBS analyst Rich Gannon has reversed cou...→

Ex-coach Mike Shanahan: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins needed better supporting cast to show his skills

Ex-coach Mike Shanahan: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins needed better supporting cast to show his skills

When the Vikings play host to the Denver Broncos on Sunday, Mike Shanahan will be watching from afar with great interest. Not only did Shanahan coach the Broncos to Super Bowl victories after the 1… Read full article: Ex-coach Mike Shanahan: Vikings’ Kirk Co...→

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins comes up big in prime-time win over Cowboys

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins comes up big in prime-time win over Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas — Say what you want about Kirk Cousins not being able to win big games on a national stage. He got one Sunday night. The Vikings quarterback had a stellar showing in a 28-24 … Read full article: Vikings QB Kirk Cousins comes up big in ...→

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list of guys to sit this week. Read full article: Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: ...→

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list of guys to sit this week. Read full article: Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: ...→

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: Sit Kirk Cousins Against A Strong Cowboys Pass Defense

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list of guys to sit this week. Read full article: Fantasy Football Start And Sit Week 10: ...→