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'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

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In the aftermath of the 54-yard touchdown pass that Kirk Cousins threw to Stefon Diggs

Cousins, meanwhile, calmly waited for his next turn with the level-headed, CEO-style demeanor he strives

Cousins has hit it twice this season.

So that’s OK,” Cousins said.

In the aftermath of the 54-yard touchdown pass that Kirk Cousins threw to Stefon Diggs early in the fourth

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Jace Frederick: Rick Spielman and Vikings finally — finally! — have their quarterback

Jace Frederick: Rick Spielman and Vikings finally — finally! — have their quarterback

Scrutiny may have reached an all-time high after Cousins’ threw the game-losing interception in Week

Cousins is currently a fringe-MVP candidate.

Kirk has done an outstanding job, but I also give credit to the coaching staff for putting the game

The Vikings may have finally found the magic combination of talent and fit, and Cousins could be here

Remember, Cousins still has another year on his deal, and when he originally signed in March of 2018,

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

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

comeback victory over the Denver Broncos was key in getting to the bye in that position, and quarterback Kirk

Cousins had a big hand in that throwing for 319 yards and three touchdowns.

What has been the key to Cousins and the passing attack getting on track?

Once he gets the ball in his hands, everything changes and I think Cousins is starting to realize that

There are a lot of factors that are going into it (Cousins playing well) for sure.”

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Could this be the Nuggets’ 2019-20 city edition jersey?

Could this be the Nuggets’ 2019-20 city edition jersey?

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

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Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. becoming an impact player

Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. becoming an impact player

Bank Stadium, the rookie tight end ran a precise route and quarterback Kirk Cousins found him in the

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What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 11

What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 11

No lead is safe against Kirk Cousins.

Amusingly enough, it was not the biggest comeback of Cousins’ career.

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Vikings again rise up on defense with game on the line against Broncos

Vikings again rise up on defense with game on the line against Broncos

tight end Irv Smith Jr. scored his first NFL touchdown on a 10-yard reception in the third quarter from Kirk

Cousins.

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Kiszla: Broncos lose heart-breaker to Minnesota. How many times must we watch this same sad movie?

Kiszla: Broncos lose heart-breaker to Minnesota. How many times must we watch this same sad movie?

for 27 points in 30 minutes of football, which is precisely the embarrassment Minnesota quarterback Kirk

Cousins handed the Broncos, as they saw yet another victory slip away.

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Broncos Status Report: Another loss, another gut punch

Broncos Status Report: Another loss, another gut punch

On defense, Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins looked flummoxed by Fangio’s game plan.

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Vikings storm back from 20-0 halftime deficit to stun Broncos, 27-23

Vikings storm back from 20-0 halftime deficit to stun Broncos, 27-23

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins, left, runs from Denver Broncos defensive end Dre'Mont Jones

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PHOTOS: Denver Broncos visit Minnesota Vikings, Nov. 17, 2019

PHOTOS: Denver Broncos visit Minnesota Vikings, Nov. 17, 2019

Von Miller (58) of the Denver Broncos sacks Kirk Cousins (8) of the Minnesota Vikings during the first

Kirk Cousins (8) of the Minnesota Vikings huddles the offense agains the Denver Broncos during the first

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Charley Walters: P.J. Fleck’s new UMN deal ‘good and reasonable’

Kirk Cousins, 31, is guaranteed $29.5 million for the 2020 season, the final year of his contract.

So much of Cousins’ future with the Vikings now depends on how this season ends.

Should the Vikings end up winning a playoff game or two, it’s a good bet that Cousins’ deal will be extended

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Analysis: Is Russell Wilson leading a three-man race for NFL MVP?

Analysis: Is Russell Wilson leading a three-man race for NFL MVP?

Rodgers and Christian McCaffrey were tied for fourth at plus-900 and players such as Dak Prescott, Kirk

Cousins and Patrick Mahomes — who’d be among the leaders if he hadn’t missed two games — could still

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Fantasy football: Jimmy Garoppolo is primed for big week vs. Cardinals

Fantasy football: Jimmy Garoppolo is primed for big week vs. Cardinals

streaming at QB, need a filler this week for Matthew Stafford, want to avoid having to use Carson Wentz or Kirk

Cousins, or are sick of getting burned by Jared Goff.

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Broncos’ top-four defense will challenge Vikings on Sunday

Broncos’ top-four defense will challenge Vikings on Sunday

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins said the Broncos, ranked fourth in the NFL in total defense, have the

In a 28-24 victory last Sunday at Dallas, Cousins threw for 220 yards and two touchdowns, and Dalvin

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NFL Week 11 — This Weekend's Best Bets

NFL Week 11 — This Weekend's Best Bets

VIKINGS -10 over Broncos Man, this feels weird — backing Kirk Cousins, but this is much more about backing

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Sad, Gloomy Tom Brady Will Have His Breakout Game ... Just Not This Week

Sad, Gloomy Tom Brady Will Have His Breakout Game ... Just Not This Week

They’ve held the quartet of Carson Wentz, Daniel Jones, Kirk Cousins and Jeff Driskel to 207 passing

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You like that? Kirk Cousins continues to change the narrative

Kirk Cousins continues to change the narrative

five seasons ago, Kirk Cousins returned to his locker at U.S.

Cousins introduced his famous, or infamous, catch phrase “You Like That!”

Those types of throws have become are becoming commonplace for Cousins.

It doesn’t work that way,” Cousins added.

five seasons ago, Kirk Cousins returned to his locker at U.S. Bank Stadium and sifted thro…

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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

After halftime, Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins was 18-of-23 passing for 261 yards, three touchdowns

they have Von Miller and a really good pass rush and you don’t want to get into a drop-back game,” Cousins

Jeremiah Attaochu (11) drew a penalty and pressured Cousins on the same play.

Overall, the Broncos rushed five or more on seven of Cousins’ 43 drop-backs (16.3%).

Cousins had only six incompletions (29 of 35) and only one was a break-up by the secondary, by Harris

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2019 NFL Week 11 Recap | WTOP

game but Kirk Cousins engineered the NFL’s first 20-point halftime comeback in five years, helping Minnesota

Dominating Denver would certainly be a better look, but if Captain Kirk can lead the Vikings into Seattle

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

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

Critics of Kirk Cousins also might be taking some time off.

Cousins on Sunday completed 29 of 35 passes for 319 yards and three touchdowns.

And Cousins aired it out.

Cousins definitely hasn’t been basic lately.

Critics of Kirk Cousins also might be taking some time off.

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Bob Sansevere: Vikings rewrite their history with epic comeback

Bob Sansevere: Vikings rewrite their history with epic comeback

times in the first half,” said tight end Kyle Rudolph, who caught the game-winning 32-yard pass from Kirk

Cousins.

It started with the opening drive of the third quarter, which ended with Cousins’ 10-yard touchdown pass

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Broncos QB Brandon Allen says interception late in first half is “on me”

Broncos QB Brandon Allen says interception late in first half is “on me”

Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller’s first-half sack of Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins marked the

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Broncos blow 20-point lead, fall to Vikings 27-23

Broncos blow 20-point lead, fall to Vikings 27-23

A Kirk Cousins quarterback sneak on fourth-and-1 in Minnesota territory kept the drive alive.

On third-and-2, Cousins threw a 54-yard touchdown pass to Diggs with 10:21 remaining to cut the lead

The Broncos’ defense caused all kinds of problems for Cousins, who was sacked three times in the first

Cousins completed 11 of his 12 first-half passes, but for only 58 yards.

But, in the second half, Cousins heated up and Minnesota scored touchdowns on its four possessions.

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

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

defensive tackle Shelby Harris was like a runaway freight train bearing down upon Vikings quarterback Kirk

Cousins on Sunday.

Late in the second quarter, Harris powered through two Minnesota blockers and walloped Cousins, collecting

defensive tackle Shelby Harris was like a runaway freight train bearing down upon Vikings quarterback Kirk

Cousins on Sunday.

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Denver-area native Bisi Johnson turning Broncos fans into Vikings supporters

Denver-area native Bisi Johnson turning Broncos fans into Vikings supporters

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins said Denver has “the best defense we will play or have played so far

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Jay Ajayi, Jason Kelce, Brandon Graham and More in Roob's Random Eagles Points

Jay Ajayi, Jason Kelce, Brandon Graham and More in Roob's Random Eagles Points

118.3 - Tom Brady 112.1 - Kirk Cousins 100.0 - Carson Wentz 96.5 - Aaron Rodgers 96.5 - Matt Schaub 96.4

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Five keys for the Raiders against the winless Cincinnati Bengals

Five keys for the Raiders against the winless Cincinnati Bengals

scored first eight times in nine games, with the only outlier being an Adam Thielen touchdown catch from Kirk

Cousins in a Week 3 loss to Minnesota.

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Broncos at Vikings: Brandon Allen, you are no Tim Tebow

Broncos at Vikings: Brandon Allen, you are no Tim Tebow

Vikings 31, Broncos 14: There’s no reason to think Dalvin Cook and Kirk Cousins won’t continue to push

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Old friend, familiar offense when Broncos face Vikings and Gary Kubiak

Old friend, familiar offense when Broncos face Vikings and Gary Kubiak

They put quarterback Kirk Cousins on the move. They use play action. And they take shots downfield.

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Kiszla: Von Miller could win more if Broncos hadn’t lost out on Kirk Cousins and Gary Kubiak

Kiszla: Von Miller could win more if Broncos hadn’t lost out on Kirk Cousins and Gary Kubiak

If only the Broncos had signed Kirk Cousins as their quarterback in 2018 and retained Gary Kubiak as

Think he wishes Cousins and Kubiak were on his side in Denver?

The Vonster told anyone within earshot Cousins could lift Denver back to the elite level.

Miller, however, gave his most convincing sales pitch on Cousins to James Palmer of the NFL Network,

Elway watched as Cousins signed elsewhere for a truckload of guaranteed cash. Mr.

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Week 12 NFL Picks Against The Spread: Colin Kaepernick Debacle Showed Eagerness To Believe Billionaires

Week 12 NFL Picks Against The Spread: Colin Kaepernick Debacle Showed Eagerness To Believe Billionaires

which is the same number of interceptions thrown by Russell Wilson, Aaron Rodgers, Patrick Mahomes, Kirk

Cousins, Carson Wentz and Tom Brad combined.

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Vikings GM Rick Spielman: ‘We haven’t played our best football yet’

Vikings GM Rick Spielman: ‘We haven’t played our best football yet’

Moreover, the emergence of quarterback Kirk Cousins bodes well, as does the fact that Cook appears well

Cousins carved up a Top 5 pass defense as the Vikings erased a 20-point halftime deficit to beat the

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Anatomy of a meltdown: How the Broncos blew a 20-point lead to lose at Minnesota

Anatomy of a meltdown: How the Broncos blew a 20-point lead to lose at Minnesota

Against a four-man rush, quarterback Kirk Cousins found tight end Tyler Conklin over the middle for 20

Safety Kareem Jackson took several steps to track Cousins, leaving the middle of the field open.

Diggs caught Cousins’ pass at the 16-yard line and cruised to the 54-yard touchdown.

Cousins: “(Diggs) was pretty open.

Moving laterally, Dawson’s eyes were focused on Cousins, who was rolling his direction.

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Twitter Freaks Out Over Broncos' Historic Choke Job Versus Vikings

Twitter Freaks Out Over Broncos' Historic Choke Job Versus Vikings

occasions, settling for two field goals instead of touchdowns and wasting a lost fumble by Vikings QB Kirk

Cousins when Allen tossed an interception immediately thereafter.

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'Seize The Moment': Vikings’ DB Jayron Kearse Shines In Nail-Biting Win Over Broncos

'Seize The Moment': Vikings’ DB Jayron Kearse Shines In Nail-Biting Win Over Broncos

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — All of the second half heroics from Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins would

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Vikings star Stefon Diggs can talk the talk and walk the walk

Vikings star Stefon Diggs can talk the talk and walk the walk

It manifested itself on the sideline after Diggs hauled in a 54-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Kirk

Cousins.

“I was really just trying to do my job and get in a position to make a play,” Diggs said, crediting Cousins

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Kyle Rudolph once again has a big hand in Vikings’ win

Kyle Rudolph once again has a big hand in Vikings’ win

first points came on the opening drive of the second half when Irv Smith Jr. caught a 10-yard pass from Kirk

Cousins, who, according to Rudolph, played a role in the rally both on the field and off it.

On the field, Cousins hit 29 of 35 passes for 319 yards and three touchdowns.

Kirk was reminding guys we couldn’t score 20 points (at once). We can’t get this whole lead back.

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Vikings Overcome 20-Point Half-Time Deficit, Beat Broncos 27-23

Vikings Overcome 20-Point Half-Time Deficit, Beat Broncos 27-23

Kirk Cousins went 29 for 35 for 319 yards and three scores for the Vikings (8-3), overcoming a system-wide

Cousins hit Stefon Diggs for a 54-yard touchdown pass that brought the crowd noise to a deafening level

McManus went wide right from 41 yards on his fourth attempt, and Cousins found Kyle Rudolph wide open

Both of those throws by Cousins came off bootleg rollouts to his left, the type of passing play he has

With the deficit at 17-0, Cousins hit Diggs for a 34-yard gain that was wiped out by a holding penalty

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Vikings storm back from 20-0 halftime deficit to stun Broncos, 27-23

Vikings storm back from 20-0 halftime deficit to stun Broncos, 27-23

Kyle Rudolph put the Vikings up for good at 27-23 on a 32-yard touchdown reception from Kirk Cousins

Cousins’ 44-yard strike to Diggs set up their first score in the third quarter, a 10-yard pass from Cousins

Cousins completed 29 of 35 passes for 319 yards and three touchdowns.

It was set up by a 44-yard pass from Cousins to the Broncos 10.

Then Cousins launched the 54-yard TD strike to Diggs.

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Broncos scouting report: How Denver matches up against the Vikings and predictions

Broncos scouting report: How Denver matches up against the Vikings and predictions

Quarterback Kirk Cousins has thrown 18 touchdowns to just three interceptions, however, so the onus is

If only Kirk Cousins was playing quarterback for the Broncos … this score and the team’s playoff prospects

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Five over/unders for Eagles' Week 11 matchup vs. Patriots

Five over/unders for Eagles' Week 11 matchup vs. Patriots

Their losses this season have come at the hands of Matt Ryan, Matt Stafford, Kirk Cousins and Dak Prescott

had some truly terrible games themselves — they gave up at least 325 yards to both Case Keenum and Kirk

Cousins

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Resilient Vikings confident despite injuries to four starters, including Adam Thielen, Linval Joseph

Resilient Vikings confident despite injuries to four starters, including Adam Thielen, Linval Joseph

Quarterback Kirk Cousins has helped make up for Thielen’s absence by spreading the ball around.

find new personnel groups and other ways to get the ball down the field and it’s a variety of ways,’’ Cousins

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Patriots return to top of NFL Power Rankings in Week 11

Patriots return to top of NFL Power Rankings in Week 11

Minnesota (7-3) -Is it possible the Kirk Cousins failing to deliver in big games narrative might finally

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Gary Kubiak ready to test Vikings’ hot offense against his former team

Gary Kubiak ready to test Vikings’ hot offense against his former team

Quarterback Kirk Cousins is running more bootlegs to give him time to throw and being put more under

game and offense to come together and be productive and I think that awareness make a difference,” Cousins

Cousins ranks third in the NFL in passer rating at 112.0.

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'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

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In the aftermath of the 54-yard touchdown pass that Kirk Cousins threw to Stefon Diggs

Cousins, meanwhile, calmly waited for his next turn with the level-headed, CEO-style demeanor he strives

Cousins has hit it twice this season.

So that’s OK,” Cousins said.

In the aftermath of the 54-yard touchdown pass that Kirk Cousins threw to Stefon Diggs early in the fourth

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Week 12 NFL Picks Against The Spread: Colin Kaepernick Debacle Showed Eagerness To Believe Billionaires

Week 12 NFL Picks Against The Spread: Colin Kaepernick Debacle Showed Eagerness To Believe Billionaires

which is the same number of interceptions thrown by Russell Wilson, Aaron Rodgers, Patrick Mahomes, Kirk

Cousins, Carson Wentz and Tom Brad combined.

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

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

comeback victory over the Denver Broncos was key in getting to the bye in that position, and quarterback Kirk

Cousins had a big hand in that throwing for 319 yards and three touchdowns.

What has been the key to Cousins and the passing attack getting on track?

Once he gets the ball in his hands, everything changes and I think Cousins is starting to realize that

There are a lot of factors that are going into it (Cousins playing well) for sure.”

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You like that? Kirk Cousins continues to change the narrative

Kirk Cousins continues to change the narrative

five seasons ago, Kirk Cousins returned to his locker at U.S.

Cousins introduced his famous, or infamous, catch phrase “You Like That!”

Those types of throws have become are becoming commonplace for Cousins.

It doesn’t work that way,” Cousins added.

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

Bank Stadium, the rookie tight end ran a precise route and quarterback Kirk Cousins found him in the

Read full article: Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. becoming an...→
Twitter Freaks Out Over Broncos' Historic Choke Job Versus Vikings

Twitter Freaks Out Over Broncos' Historic Choke Job Versus Vikings

occasions, settling for two field goals instead of touchdowns and wasting a lost fumble by Vikings QB Kirk

Cousins when Allen tossed an interception immediately thereafter.

Read full article: Twitter Freaks Out Over Broncos' Histori...→

2019 NFL Week 11 Recap | WTOP

game but Kirk Cousins engineered the NFL’s first 20-point halftime comeback in five years, helping Minnesota

Dominating Denver would certainly be a better look, but if Captain Kirk can lead the Vikings into Seattle

Read full article: 2019 NFL Week 11 Recap | WTOP...→
Vikings again rise up on defense with game on the line against Broncos

Vikings again rise up on defense with game on the line against Broncos

tight end Irv Smith Jr. scored his first NFL touchdown on a 10-yard reception in the third quarter from Kirk

Cousins.

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Vikings star Stefon Diggs can talk the talk and walk the walk

Vikings star Stefon Diggs can talk the talk and walk the walk

It manifested itself on the sideline after Diggs hauled in a 54-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Kirk

Cousins.

“I was really just trying to do my job and get in a position to make a play,” Diggs said, crediting Cousins

Read full article: Vikings star Stefon Diggs can talk the t...→
Bob Sansevere: Vikings rewrite their history with epic comeback

Bob Sansevere: Vikings rewrite their history with epic comeback

times in the first half,” said tight end Kyle Rudolph, who caught the game-winning 32-yard pass from Kirk

Cousins.

It started with the opening drive of the third quarter, which ended with Cousins’ 10-yard touchdown pass

Read full article: Bob Sansevere: Vikings rewrite their his...→
Broncos Status Report: Another loss, another gut punch

Broncos Status Report: Another loss, another gut punch

On defense, Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins looked flummoxed by Fangio’s game plan.

Read full article: Broncos Status Report: Another loss, ano...→
Vikings Overcome 20-Point Half-Time Deficit, Beat Broncos 27-23

Vikings Overcome 20-Point Half-Time Deficit, Beat Broncos 27-23

Kirk Cousins went 29 for 35 for 319 yards and three scores for the Vikings (8-3), overcoming a system-wide

Cousins hit Stefon Diggs for a 54-yard touchdown pass that brought the crowd noise to a deafening level

McManus went wide right from 41 yards on his fourth attempt, and Cousins found Kyle Rudolph wide open

Both of those throws by Cousins came off bootleg rollouts to his left, the type of passing play he has

With the deficit at 17-0, Cousins hit Diggs for a 34-yard gain that was wiped out by a holding penalty

Read full article: Vikings Overcome 20-Point Half-Time Defi...→
Broncos blow 20-point lead, fall to Vikings 27-23

Broncos blow 20-point lead, fall to Vikings 27-23

A Kirk Cousins quarterback sneak on fourth-and-1 in Minnesota territory kept the drive alive.

On third-and-2, Cousins threw a 54-yard touchdown pass to Diggs with 10:21 remaining to cut the lead

The Broncos’ defense caused all kinds of problems for Cousins, who was sacked three times in the first

Cousins completed 11 of his 12 first-half passes, but for only 58 yards.

But, in the second half, Cousins heated up and Minnesota scored touchdowns on its four possessions.

Read full article: Broncos blow 20-point lead, fall to Viki...→
PHOTOS: Denver Broncos visit Minnesota Vikings, Nov. 17, 2019

PHOTOS: Denver Broncos visit Minnesota Vikings, Nov. 17, 2019

Von Miller (58) of the Denver Broncos sacks Kirk Cousins (8) of the Minnesota Vikings during the first

Kirk Cousins (8) of the Minnesota Vikings huddles the offense agains the Denver Broncos during the first

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Broncos scouting report: How Denver matches up against the Vikings and predictions

Broncos scouting report: How Denver matches up against the Vikings and predictions

Quarterback Kirk Cousins has thrown 18 touchdowns to just three interceptions, however, so the onus is

If only Kirk Cousins was playing quarterback for the Broncos … this score and the team’s playoff prospects

Read full article: Broncos scouting report: How Denver matc...→
Denver-area native Bisi Johnson turning Broncos fans into Vikings supporters

Denver-area native Bisi Johnson turning Broncos fans into Vikings supporters

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins said Denver has “the best defense we will play or have played so far

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Five keys for the Raiders against the winless Cincinnati Bengals

Five keys for the Raiders against the winless Cincinnati Bengals

scored first eight times in nine games, with the only outlier being an Adam Thielen touchdown catch from Kirk

Cousins in a Week 3 loss to Minnesota.

Read full article: Five keys for the Raiders against the wi...→
Fantasy football: Jimmy Garoppolo is primed for big week vs. Cardinals

Fantasy football: Jimmy Garoppolo is primed for big week vs. Cardinals

streaming at QB, need a filler this week for Matthew Stafford, want to avoid having to use Carson Wentz or Kirk

Cousins, or are sick of getting burned by Jared Goff.

Read full article: Fantasy football: Jimmy Garoppolo is pri...→
Patriots return to top of NFL Power Rankings in Week 11

Patriots return to top of NFL Power Rankings in Week 11

Minnesota (7-3) -Is it possible the Kirk Cousins failing to deliver in big games narrative might finally

Read full article: Patriots return to top of NFL Power Rank...→
Old friend, familiar offense when Broncos face Vikings and Gary Kubiak

Old friend, familiar offense when Broncos face Vikings and Gary Kubiak

They put quarterback Kirk Cousins on the move. They use play action. And they take shots downfield.

Read full article: Old friend, familiar offense when Bronco...→
NFL Week 11 — This Weekend's Best Bets

NFL Week 11 — This Weekend's Best Bets

VIKINGS -10 over Broncos Man, this feels weird — backing Kirk Cousins, but this is much more about backing

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Jace Frederick: Rick Spielman and Vikings finally — finally! — have their quarterback

Jace Frederick: Rick Spielman and Vikings finally — finally! — have their quarterback

Scrutiny may have reached an all-time high after Cousins’ threw the game-losing interception in Week

Cousins is currently a fringe-MVP candidate.

Kirk has done an outstanding job, but I also give credit to the coaching staff for putting the game

The Vikings may have finally found the magic combination of talent and fit, and Cousins could be here

Remember, Cousins still has another year on his deal, and when he originally signed in March of 2018,

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Vikings GM Rick Spielman: ‘We haven’t played our best football yet’

Vikings GM Rick Spielman: ‘We haven’t played our best football yet’

Moreover, the emergence of quarterback Kirk Cousins bodes well, as does the fact that Cook appears well

Cousins carved up a Top 5 pass defense as the Vikings erased a 20-point halftime deficit to beat the

Read full article: Vikings GM Rick Spielman: ‘We haven’t pl...→
Sad, Gloomy Tom Brady Will Have His Breakout Game ... Just Not This Week

Sad, Gloomy Tom Brady Will Have His Breakout Game ... Just Not This Week

They’ve held the quartet of Carson Wentz, Daniel Jones, Kirk Cousins and Jeff Driskel to 207 passing

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Could this be the Nuggets’ 2019-20 city edition jersey?

Could this be the Nuggets’ 2019-20 city edition jersey?

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

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Anatomy of a meltdown: How the Broncos blew a 20-point lead to lose at Minnesota

Anatomy of a meltdown: How the Broncos blew a 20-point lead to lose at Minnesota

Against a four-man rush, quarterback Kirk Cousins found tight end Tyler Conklin over the middle for 20

Safety Kareem Jackson took several steps to track Cousins, leaving the middle of the field open.

Diggs caught Cousins’ pass at the 16-yard line and cruised to the 54-yard touchdown.

Cousins: “(Diggs) was pretty open.

Moving laterally, Dawson’s eyes were focused on Cousins, who was rolling his direction.

Read full article: Anatomy of a meltdown: How the Broncos b...→
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

After halftime, Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins was 18-of-23 passing for 261 yards, three touchdowns

they have Von Miller and a really good pass rush and you don’t want to get into a drop-back game,” Cousins

Jeremiah Attaochu (11) drew a penalty and pressured Cousins on the same play.

Overall, the Broncos rushed five or more on seven of Cousins’ 43 drop-backs (16.3%).

Cousins had only six incompletions (29 of 35) and only one was a break-up by the secondary, by Harris

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What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 11

What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 11

No lead is safe against Kirk Cousins.

Amusingly enough, it was not the biggest comeback of Cousins’ career.

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'Seize The Moment': Vikings’ DB Jayron Kearse Shines In Nail-Biting Win Over Broncos

'Seize The Moment': Vikings’ DB Jayron Kearse Shines In Nail-Biting Win Over Broncos

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — All of the second half heroics from Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins would

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

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

Critics of Kirk Cousins also might be taking some time off.

Cousins on Sunday completed 29 of 35 passes for 319 yards and three touchdowns.

And Cousins aired it out.

Cousins definitely hasn’t been basic lately.

Critics of Kirk Cousins also might be taking some time off.

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Kiszla: Broncos lose heart-breaker to Minnesota. How many times must we watch this same sad movie?

Kiszla: Broncos lose heart-breaker to Minnesota. How many times must we watch this same sad movie?

for 27 points in 30 minutes of football, which is precisely the embarrassment Minnesota quarterback Kirk

Cousins handed the Broncos, as they saw yet another victory slip away.

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Kyle Rudolph once again has a big hand in Vikings’ win

Kyle Rudolph once again has a big hand in Vikings’ win

first points came on the opening drive of the second half when Irv Smith Jr. caught a 10-yard pass from Kirk

Cousins, who, according to Rudolph, played a role in the rally both on the field and off it.

On the field, Cousins hit 29 of 35 passes for 319 yards and three touchdowns.

Kirk was reminding guys we couldn’t score 20 points (at once). We can’t get this whole lead back.

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Broncos QB Brandon Allen says interception late in first half is “on me”

Broncos QB Brandon Allen says interception late in first half is “on me”

Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller’s first-half sack of Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins marked the

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Vikings storm back from 20-0 halftime deficit to stun Broncos, 27-23

Vikings storm back from 20-0 halftime deficit to stun Broncos, 27-23

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins, left, runs from Denver Broncos defensive end Dre'Mont Jones

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Vikings storm back from 20-0 halftime deficit to stun Broncos, 27-23

Vikings storm back from 20-0 halftime deficit to stun Broncos, 27-23

Kyle Rudolph put the Vikings up for good at 27-23 on a 32-yard touchdown reception from Kirk Cousins

Cousins’ 44-yard strike to Diggs set up their first score in the third quarter, a 10-yard pass from Cousins

Cousins completed 29 of 35 passes for 319 yards and three touchdowns.

It was set up by a 44-yard pass from Cousins to the Broncos 10.

Then Cousins launched the 54-yard TD strike to Diggs.

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

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

defensive tackle Shelby Harris was like a runaway freight train bearing down upon Vikings quarterback Kirk

Cousins on Sunday.

Late in the second quarter, Harris powered through two Minnesota blockers and walloped Cousins, collecting

defensive tackle Shelby Harris was like a runaway freight train bearing down upon Vikings quarterback Kirk

Cousins on Sunday.

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Charley Walters: P.J. Fleck’s new UMN deal ‘good and reasonable’

Kirk Cousins, 31, is guaranteed $29.5 million for the 2020 season, the final year of his contract.

So much of Cousins’ future with the Vikings now depends on how this season ends.

Should the Vikings end up winning a playoff game or two, it’s a good bet that Cousins’ deal will be extended

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Five over/unders for Eagles' Week 11 matchup vs. Patriots

Five over/unders for Eagles' Week 11 matchup vs. Patriots

Their losses this season have come at the hands of Matt Ryan, Matt Stafford, Kirk Cousins and Dak Prescott

had some truly terrible games themselves — they gave up at least 325 yards to both Case Keenum and Kirk

Cousins

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Jay Ajayi, Jason Kelce, Brandon Graham and More in Roob's Random Eagles Points

Jay Ajayi, Jason Kelce, Brandon Graham and More in Roob's Random Eagles Points

118.3 - Tom Brady 112.1 - Kirk Cousins 100.0 - Carson Wentz 96.5 - Aaron Rodgers 96.5 - Matt Schaub 96.4

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Analysis: Is Russell Wilson leading a three-man race for NFL MVP?

Analysis: Is Russell Wilson leading a three-man race for NFL MVP?

Rodgers and Christian McCaffrey were tied for fourth at plus-900 and players such as Dak Prescott, Kirk

Cousins and Patrick Mahomes — who’d be among the leaders if he hadn’t missed two games — could still

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Resilient Vikings confident despite injuries to four starters, including Adam Thielen, Linval Joseph

Resilient Vikings confident despite injuries to four starters, including Adam Thielen, Linval Joseph

Quarterback Kirk Cousins has helped make up for Thielen’s absence by spreading the ball around.

find new personnel groups and other ways to get the ball down the field and it’s a variety of ways,’’ Cousins

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Broncos at Vikings: Brandon Allen, you are no Tim Tebow

Broncos at Vikings: Brandon Allen, you are no Tim Tebow

Vikings 31, Broncos 14: There’s no reason to think Dalvin Cook and Kirk Cousins won’t continue to push

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Broncos’ top-four defense will challenge Vikings on Sunday

Broncos’ top-four defense will challenge Vikings on Sunday

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins said the Broncos, ranked fourth in the NFL in total defense, have the

In a 28-24 victory last Sunday at Dallas, Cousins threw for 220 yards and two touchdowns, and Dalvin

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Gary Kubiak ready to test Vikings’ hot offense against his former team

Gary Kubiak ready to test Vikings’ hot offense against his former team

Quarterback Kirk Cousins is running more bootlegs to give him time to throw and being put more under

game and offense to come together and be productive and I think that awareness make a difference,” Cousins

Cousins ranks third in the NFL in passer rating at 112.0.

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Kiszla: Von Miller could win more if Broncos hadn’t lost out on Kirk Cousins and Gary Kubiak

Kiszla: Von Miller could win more if Broncos hadn’t lost out on Kirk Cousins and Gary Kubiak

If only the Broncos had signed Kirk Cousins as their quarterback in 2018 and retained Gary Kubiak as

Think he wishes Cousins and Kubiak were on his side in Denver?

The Vonster told anyone within earshot Cousins could lift Denver back to the elite level.

Miller, however, gave his most convincing sales pitch on Cousins to James Palmer of the NFL Network,

Elway watched as Cousins signed elsewhere for a truckload of guaranteed cash. Mr.

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'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

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In the aftermath of the 54-yard touchdown pass that Kirk Cousins threw to Stefon Diggs

Cousins, meanwhile, calmly waited for his next turn with the level-headed, CEO-style demeanor he strives

Cousins has hit it twice this season.

So that’s OK,” Cousins said.

In the aftermath of the 54-yard touchdown pass that Kirk Cousins threw to Stefon Diggs early in the fourth

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Week 12 NFL Picks Against The Spread: Colin Kaepernick Debacle Showed Eagerness To Believe Billionaires

Week 12 NFL Picks Against The Spread: Colin Kaepernick Debacle Showed Eagerness To Believe Billionaires

which is the same number of interceptions thrown by Russell Wilson, Aaron Rodgers, Patrick Mahomes, Kirk

Cousins, Carson Wentz and Tom Brad combined.

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Jace Frederick: Rick Spielman and Vikings finally — finally! — have their quarterback

Jace Frederick: Rick Spielman and Vikings finally — finally! — have their quarterback

Scrutiny may have reached an all-time high after Cousins’ threw the game-losing interception in Week

Cousins is currently a fringe-MVP candidate.

Kirk has done an outstanding job, but I also give credit to the coaching staff for putting the game

The Vikings may have finally found the magic combination of talent and fit, and Cousins could be here

Remember, Cousins still has another year on his deal, and when he originally signed in March of 2018,

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Vikings GM Rick Spielman: ‘We haven’t played our best football yet’

Vikings GM Rick Spielman: ‘We haven’t played our best football yet’

Moreover, the emergence of quarterback Kirk Cousins bodes well, as does the fact that Cook appears well

Cousins carved up a Top 5 pass defense as the Vikings erased a 20-point halftime deficit to beat the

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

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

comeback victory over the Denver Broncos was key in getting to the bye in that position, and quarterback Kirk

Cousins had a big hand in that throwing for 319 yards and three touchdowns.

What has been the key to Cousins and the passing attack getting on track?

Once he gets the ball in his hands, everything changes and I think Cousins is starting to realize that

There are a lot of factors that are going into it (Cousins playing well) for sure.”

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Sad, Gloomy Tom Brady Will Have His Breakout Game ... Just Not This Week

Sad, Gloomy Tom Brady Will Have His Breakout Game ... Just Not This Week

They’ve held the quartet of Carson Wentz, Daniel Jones, Kirk Cousins and Jeff Driskel to 207 passing

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Could this be the Nuggets’ 2019-20 city edition jersey?

Could this be the Nuggets’ 2019-20 city edition jersey?

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

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You like that? Kirk Cousins continues to change the narrative

Kirk Cousins continues to change the narrative

five seasons ago, Kirk Cousins returned to his locker at U.S.

Cousins introduced his famous, or infamous, catch phrase “You Like That!”

Those types of throws have become are becoming commonplace for Cousins.

It doesn’t work that way,” Cousins added.

five seasons ago, Kirk Cousins returned to his locker at U.S. Bank Stadium and sifted thro…

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Anatomy of a meltdown: How the Broncos blew a 20-point lead to lose at Minnesota

Anatomy of a meltdown: How the Broncos blew a 20-point lead to lose at Minnesota

Against a four-man rush, quarterback Kirk Cousins found tight end Tyler Conklin over the middle for 20

Safety Kareem Jackson took several steps to track Cousins, leaving the middle of the field open.

Diggs caught Cousins’ pass at the 16-yard line and cruised to the 54-yard touchdown.

Cousins: “(Diggs) was pretty open.

Moving laterally, Dawson’s eyes were focused on Cousins, who was rolling his direction.

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Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. becoming an impact player

Vikings rookie Irv Smith Jr. becoming an impact player

Bank Stadium, the rookie tight end ran a precise route and quarterback Kirk Cousins found him in the

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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

After halftime, Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins was 18-of-23 passing for 261 yards, three touchdowns

they have Von Miller and a really good pass rush and you don’t want to get into a drop-back game,” Cousins

Jeremiah Attaochu (11) drew a penalty and pressured Cousins on the same play.

Overall, the Broncos rushed five or more on seven of Cousins’ 43 drop-backs (16.3%).

Cousins had only six incompletions (29 of 35) and only one was a break-up by the secondary, by Harris

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Twitter Freaks Out Over Broncos' Historic Choke Job Versus Vikings

Twitter Freaks Out Over Broncos' Historic Choke Job Versus Vikings

occasions, settling for two field goals instead of touchdowns and wasting a lost fumble by Vikings QB Kirk

Cousins when Allen tossed an interception immediately thereafter.

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What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 11

What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 11

No lead is safe against Kirk Cousins.

Amusingly enough, it was not the biggest comeback of Cousins’ career.

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2019 NFL Week 11 Recap | WTOP

game but Kirk Cousins engineered the NFL’s first 20-point halftime comeback in five years, helping Minnesota

Dominating Denver would certainly be a better look, but if Captain Kirk can lead the Vikings into Seattle

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'Seize The Moment': Vikings’ DB Jayron Kearse Shines In Nail-Biting Win Over Broncos

'Seize The Moment': Vikings’ DB Jayron Kearse Shines In Nail-Biting Win Over Broncos

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — All of the second half heroics from Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins would

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Vikings again rise up on defense with game on the line against Broncos

Vikings again rise up on defense with game on the line against Broncos

tight end Irv Smith Jr. scored his first NFL touchdown on a 10-yard reception in the third quarter from Kirk

Cousins.

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

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

Critics of Kirk Cousins also might be taking some time off.

Cousins on Sunday completed 29 of 35 passes for 319 yards and three touchdowns.

And Cousins aired it out.

Cousins definitely hasn’t been basic lately.

Critics of Kirk Cousins also might be taking some time off.

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Vikings star Stefon Diggs can talk the talk and walk the walk

Vikings star Stefon Diggs can talk the talk and walk the walk

It manifested itself on the sideline after Diggs hauled in a 54-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Kirk

Cousins.

“I was really just trying to do my job and get in a position to make a play,” Diggs said, crediting Cousins

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Kiszla: Broncos lose heart-breaker to Minnesota. How many times must we watch this same sad movie?

Kiszla: Broncos lose heart-breaker to Minnesota. How many times must we watch this same sad movie?

for 27 points in 30 minutes of football, which is precisely the embarrassment Minnesota quarterback Kirk

Cousins handed the Broncos, as they saw yet another victory slip away.

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Bob Sansevere: Vikings rewrite their history with epic comeback

Bob Sansevere: Vikings rewrite their history with epic comeback

times in the first half,” said tight end Kyle Rudolph, who caught the game-winning 32-yard pass from Kirk

Cousins.

It started with the opening drive of the third quarter, which ended with Cousins’ 10-yard touchdown pass

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Kyle Rudolph once again has a big hand in Vikings’ win

Kyle Rudolph once again has a big hand in Vikings’ win

first points came on the opening drive of the second half when Irv Smith Jr. caught a 10-yard pass from Kirk

Cousins, who, according to Rudolph, played a role in the rally both on the field and off it.

On the field, Cousins hit 29 of 35 passes for 319 yards and three touchdowns.

Kirk was reminding guys we couldn’t score 20 points (at once). We can’t get this whole lead back.

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Broncos Status Report: Another loss, another gut punch

Broncos Status Report: Another loss, another gut punch

On defense, Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins looked flummoxed by Fangio’s game plan.

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Broncos QB Brandon Allen says interception late in first half is “on me”

Broncos QB Brandon Allen says interception late in first half is “on me”

Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller’s first-half sack of Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins marked the

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Vikings Overcome 20-Point Half-Time Deficit, Beat Broncos 27-23

Vikings Overcome 20-Point Half-Time Deficit, Beat Broncos 27-23

Kirk Cousins went 29 for 35 for 319 yards and three scores for the Vikings (8-3), overcoming a system-wide

Cousins hit Stefon Diggs for a 54-yard touchdown pass that brought the crowd noise to a deafening level

McManus went wide right from 41 yards on his fourth attempt, and Cousins found Kyle Rudolph wide open

Both of those throws by Cousins came off bootleg rollouts to his left, the type of passing play he has

With the deficit at 17-0, Cousins hit Diggs for a 34-yard gain that was wiped out by a holding penalty

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Vikings storm back from 20-0 halftime deficit to stun Broncos, 27-23

Vikings storm back from 20-0 halftime deficit to stun Broncos, 27-23

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins, left, runs from Denver Broncos defensive end Dre'Mont Jones

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Broncos blow 20-point lead, fall to Vikings 27-23

Broncos blow 20-point lead, fall to Vikings 27-23

A Kirk Cousins quarterback sneak on fourth-and-1 in Minnesota territory kept the drive alive.

On third-and-2, Cousins threw a 54-yard touchdown pass to Diggs with 10:21 remaining to cut the lead

The Broncos’ defense caused all kinds of problems for Cousins, who was sacked three times in the first

Cousins completed 11 of his 12 first-half passes, but for only 58 yards.

But, in the second half, Cousins heated up and Minnesota scored touchdowns on its four possessions.

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Vikings storm back from 20-0 halftime deficit to stun Broncos, 27-23

Vikings storm back from 20-0 halftime deficit to stun Broncos, 27-23

Kyle Rudolph put the Vikings up for good at 27-23 on a 32-yard touchdown reception from Kirk Cousins

Cousins’ 44-yard strike to Diggs set up their first score in the third quarter, a 10-yard pass from Cousins

Cousins completed 29 of 35 passes for 319 yards and three touchdowns.

It was set up by a 44-yard pass from Cousins to the Broncos 10.

Then Cousins launched the 54-yard TD strike to Diggs.

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PHOTOS: Denver Broncos visit Minnesota Vikings, Nov. 17, 2019

PHOTOS: Denver Broncos visit Minnesota Vikings, Nov. 17, 2019

Von Miller (58) of the Denver Broncos sacks Kirk Cousins (8) of the Minnesota Vikings during the first

Kirk Cousins (8) of the Minnesota Vikings huddles the offense agains the Denver Broncos during the first

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

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

defensive tackle Shelby Harris was like a runaway freight train bearing down upon Vikings quarterback Kirk

Cousins on Sunday.

Late in the second quarter, Harris powered through two Minnesota blockers and walloped Cousins, collecting

defensive tackle Shelby Harris was like a runaway freight train bearing down upon Vikings quarterback Kirk

Cousins on Sunday.

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Broncos scouting report: How Denver matches up against the Vikings and predictions

Broncos scouting report: How Denver matches up against the Vikings and predictions

Quarterback Kirk Cousins has thrown 18 touchdowns to just three interceptions, however, so the onus is

If only Kirk Cousins was playing quarterback for the Broncos … this score and the team’s playoff prospects

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Charley Walters: P.J. Fleck’s new UMN deal ‘good and reasonable’

Kirk Cousins, 31, is guaranteed $29.5 million for the 2020 season, the final year of his contract.

So much of Cousins’ future with the Vikings now depends on how this season ends.

Should the Vikings end up winning a playoff game or two, it’s a good bet that Cousins’ deal will be extended

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Denver-area native Bisi Johnson turning Broncos fans into Vikings supporters

Denver-area native Bisi Johnson turning Broncos fans into Vikings supporters

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins said Denver has “the best defense we will play or have played so far

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Five over/unders for Eagles' Week 11 matchup vs. Patriots

Five over/unders for Eagles' Week 11 matchup vs. Patriots

Their losses this season have come at the hands of Matt Ryan, Matt Stafford, Kirk Cousins and Dak Prescott

had some truly terrible games themselves — they gave up at least 325 yards to both Case Keenum and Kirk

Cousins

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Jay Ajayi, Jason Kelce, Brandon Graham and More in Roob's Random Eagles Points

Jay Ajayi, Jason Kelce, Brandon Graham and More in Roob's Random Eagles Points

118.3 - Tom Brady 112.1 - Kirk Cousins 100.0 - Carson Wentz 96.5 - Aaron Rodgers 96.5 - Matt Schaub 96.4

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Analysis: Is Russell Wilson leading a three-man race for NFL MVP?

Analysis: Is Russell Wilson leading a three-man race for NFL MVP?

Rodgers and Christian McCaffrey were tied for fourth at plus-900 and players such as Dak Prescott, Kirk

Cousins and Patrick Mahomes — who’d be among the leaders if he hadn’t missed two games — could still

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Five keys for the Raiders against the winless Cincinnati Bengals

Five keys for the Raiders against the winless Cincinnati Bengals

scored first eight times in nine games, with the only outlier being an Adam Thielen touchdown catch from Kirk

Cousins in a Week 3 loss to Minnesota.

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Resilient Vikings confident despite injuries to four starters, including Adam Thielen, Linval Joseph

Resilient Vikings confident despite injuries to four starters, including Adam Thielen, Linval Joseph

Quarterback Kirk Cousins has helped make up for Thielen’s absence by spreading the ball around.

find new personnel groups and other ways to get the ball down the field and it’s a variety of ways,’’ Cousins

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Fantasy football: Jimmy Garoppolo is primed for big week vs. Cardinals

Fantasy football: Jimmy Garoppolo is primed for big week vs. Cardinals

streaming at QB, need a filler this week for Matthew Stafford, want to avoid having to use Carson Wentz or Kirk

Cousins, or are sick of getting burned by Jared Goff.

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Broncos at Vikings: Brandon Allen, you are no Tim Tebow

Broncos at Vikings: Brandon Allen, you are no Tim Tebow

Vikings 31, Broncos 14: There’s no reason to think Dalvin Cook and Kirk Cousins won’t continue to push

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Patriots return to top of NFL Power Rankings in Week 11

Patriots return to top of NFL Power Rankings in Week 11

Minnesota (7-3) -Is it possible the Kirk Cousins failing to deliver in big games narrative might finally

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Broncos’ top-four defense will challenge Vikings on Sunday

Broncos’ top-four defense will challenge Vikings on Sunday

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins said the Broncos, ranked fourth in the NFL in total defense, have the

In a 28-24 victory last Sunday at Dallas, Cousins threw for 220 yards and two touchdowns, and Dalvin

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Old friend, familiar offense when Broncos face Vikings and Gary Kubiak

Old friend, familiar offense when Broncos face Vikings and Gary Kubiak

They put quarterback Kirk Cousins on the move. They use play action. And they take shots downfield.

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Gary Kubiak ready to test Vikings’ hot offense against his former team

Gary Kubiak ready to test Vikings’ hot offense against his former team

Quarterback Kirk Cousins is running more bootlegs to give him time to throw and being put more under

game and offense to come together and be productive and I think that awareness make a difference,” Cousins

Cousins ranks third in the NFL in passer rating at 112.0.

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NFL Week 11 — This Weekend's Best Bets

NFL Week 11 — This Weekend's Best Bets

VIKINGS -10 over Broncos Man, this feels weird — backing Kirk Cousins, but this is much more about backing

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Kiszla: Von Miller could win more if Broncos hadn’t lost out on Kirk Cousins and Gary Kubiak

Kiszla: Von Miller could win more if Broncos hadn’t lost out on Kirk Cousins and Gary Kubiak

If only the Broncos had signed Kirk Cousins as their quarterback in 2018 and retained Gary Kubiak as

Think he wishes Cousins and Kubiak were on his side in Denver?

The Vonster told anyone within earshot Cousins could lift Denver back to the elite level.

Miller, however, gave his most convincing sales pitch on Cousins to James Palmer of the NFL Network,

Elway watched as Cousins signed elsewhere for a truckload of guaranteed cash. Mr.

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