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12 numbers that told the tale of Seahawks’ loss to Rams — and reviewing Seattle’s playoff chances

12 numbers that told the tale of Seahawks’ loss to Rams — and reviewing Seattle’s playoff chances

rating but is now fifth at 106.0 behind — amazingly enough — leader Ryan Tannehill (118.5) of Tennessee, Kirk

Clowney had sort of a quiet game with just two tackles and no QB hits.

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The Loop Fantasy Football Report: Week 14

The Loop Fantasy Football Report: Week 14

Kirk Cousins (Vikings QB) — Sure, he’s not great at winning on Monday nights.

. … Saints QB Drew Brees will not post great numbers against the Niners’ defense. … Among those whose

recent slumps will continue: Redskins WR Terry McLaurin, Chargers QB Philip Rivers and, sadly, soon-to-be-retiring

Expect big numbers from QB Baker Mayfield, RB Kareem Hunt and WR Jarvis Landry. … Jets QB Sam Darnold

will start to rebound, again, against Miami. … Same goes for Eagles QB Carson Wentz against the Giants

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Roche's Fantasy Four Pack: Who To Start And Who To Sit In Week 14

Roche's Fantasy Four Pack: Who To Start And Who To Sit In Week 14

Must Start: QB Kirk Cousins, Minnesota vs Detroit

McLaurin has basically disappeared since Dwayne Haskins was inserted as the Redskins’ QB.

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Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion eyes a starting role somewhere at some point

Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion eyes a starting role somewhere at some point

Mannion knows his role is to back up Kirk Cousins, who leads the NFL in passer rating at 114.8, but has

. … My role here is to back up Kirk and support him, but I’m doing everything to prepare for that someday

Kirk does such tremendous preparation all the time, and really knows the details of the game plan, and

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Cowboys star Dak Prescott at top of 2016 NFL draft QB class

Cowboys star Dak Prescott at top of 2016 NFL draft QB class

A look at the NFL draft QB Class of 2016:

yards per attempt ranks first among starting quarterbacks and he is tied for second with the Vikings’ Kirk

Brissett transferred to North Carolina State after his sophomore season and blocked Meyers’ path to the QB

Kessler is with the Patriots and Sudfeld is the Eagles’ third-string QB.

yards per attempt ranks first among starting quarterbacks and he is tied for second with the Vikings’ Kirk

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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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49ers 36, Cardinals 26: Studs and duds — Garoppolo’s 4th TD wins it

49ers 36, Cardinals 26: Studs and duds — Garoppolo’s 4th TD wins it

QB JIMMY GAROPPOLO: He finished 34-of-45 for 424 yards, and he threw four touchdown passes, matching

pursuit of Murray yielded only a 1-yard gain, then a pass-interference call on the Cards’ Christian Kirk

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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

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

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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

four fourth-quarter comebacks are each the most in the NFL and in each case two more than any other QB

somewhat by the increasingly spectacular plays turned in each week by Jackson as the dynamic second-year QB

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The Loop Fantasy Football Report: Week 11

The Loop Fantasy Football Report: Week 11

Drew Brees (Saints QB) — Perhaps the flukiest result of Week 10, Brees was unable to get the Saints in

…Philadelphia QB Carson Wentz has struggled recently and has to face an angry Patriots defense coming

flip side, the Bears’ David Montgomery won’t find the Rams’ defense too giving. … Arizona WR Christian Kirk

. … The Ravens-Texans shootout will determine whether Lamar Jackson or Deshaun Watson is the No. 1 QB

this week, and which is No. 2. … Buffalo QB Josh Allen should rebound against a Miami team that has

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

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

The offense is running smoothly; Dalvin Cook leads the NFL in rushing with 991 yards, and Kirk Cousins

Asked on “Monday QB” on the CBS Sports Network if he believed Cousins was a “true franchise quarterback

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Focus on Arizona: 49ers look to contain Cardinals’ version of Russell Wilson

Focus on Arizona: 49ers look to contain Cardinals’ version of Russell Wilson

Murray went 17-of-24 for 241 yards with two touchdown and no interceptions for a 130.7 QB rating.

Murray’s magic with Kirk

The Cardinals seemed to have found their go-to receiver in second-year man Christian Kirk.

The speedy Kirk logged the fastest speed of any Cardinals player this season when he ran 21.21 mph on

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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

ARLINGTON, Texas — Say what you want about Kirk Cousins not being able to win big games on a national

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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 fifth-year QB is completing just 59.3 percent of his passes and is tied for the league lead in interceptions

That production has led him to be a profitable fantasy QB this year, ranking ninth at the position in

QB: Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Arizona Cardinals

QB: Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings @ Dallas Cowboys

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list

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Vikings Visit Cowboys With RBs Dalvin Cook, Ezekiel Elliot In Spotlight

Vikings Visit Cowboys With RBs Dalvin Cook, Ezekiel Elliot In Spotlight

QB REBOOT

Prescott and Minnesota’s Kirk Cousins see other for the first time since they were division rivals when

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'Explosive Plays On Offense, Forcing Long Drives On Defense Key' In #4 Penn State Vs. #17 Minnesota, Says GopherIllustrated's Ryan Burns

'Explosive Plays On Offense, Forcing Long Drives On Defense Key' In #4 Penn State Vs. #17 Minnesota, Says GopherIllustrated's Ryan Burns

Strange quirk: Minnesota has not faced a first-team QB for a full game since Sept. 7 at Fresno State.

lines to handle, and that will undoubtedly be part of the game plan that Gophers offensive coordinator Kirk

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It’s too early to go full throttle on Drew Lock’s fantasy viability

It’s too early to go full throttle on Drew Lock’s fantasy viability

It’s our favorite QB name, for obvious reasons. And now we can add Drew Lock to the list.

They gave up three-TD days to Aaron Rodgers and Kirk Cousins in Weeks 8 and 9.

If you are platooning at QB, or worried about bad matchups for Aaron Rodgers, Dak Prescott, Kirk Cousins

So if you’re in QB hell, grab him now and stash for next week.

It’s our favorite QB name, for obvious reasons. And now we can ad…

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Rams-Seahawks 'Going To Come Down To Jared Goff,' Says SportsLine Analyst Larry Hartstein

Rams-Seahawks 'Going To Come Down To Jared Goff,' Says SportsLine Analyst Larry Hartstein

Ansah back in the lineup for last week’s game against the Minnesota Vikings, the team got just seven QB

hits and zero sacks on Kirk Cousins.

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, a frontrunner for MVP, has been phenomenal in prime-time games.

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Focus on Tennessee: Derrick Henry poses huge problem for Raiders

Focus on Tennessee: Derrick Henry poses huge problem for Raiders

starter this year, Tannehill has the NFL’s second-best passer rating (113.9, just shy of Minnesota’s Kirk

He’s also unbeaten against Oakland in his career, going 3-0 with a 116.3 QB rating while completing 69

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Are Seahawks Super Bowl contenders? Here’s what the national media are saying about the Seahawks’ big win over Minnesota

Are Seahawks Super Bowl contenders? Here’s what the national media are saying about the Seahawks’ big win over Minnesota

the showdown as Seahawks fans on Twitter rushed to change their avatars to an image of the Seahawks’ QB

Things got interesting after a miscommunication on defense gave Kirk Cousins an easy 58-yard touchdown

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Current QB Landscape Shows Notion of NFL Tanking Is Ludicrous

Current QB Landscape Shows Notion of NFL Tanking Is Ludicrous

look around the league, and see how some teams are having to adapt to poor choices at staffing the QB

The craziest thing about the QB landscape around the NFL is that some of the biggest QB question marks

finally run out of teams that he can dupe into paying him eight figures to stink as their starting QB

: Inconsistent 2019 RECORD: 6-5 Goff has regressed from his NFC title winning season last year to a QB

KIRK COUSINS, MIN MVP ODDS, WEEK 13: +3300 2019 RECORD: 8-3 SELECTED: 2012, 4th round, 102nd overall

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Lack of accountability allowing bad behavior to thrive in sports

Lack of accountability allowing bad behavior to thrive in sports

“Iowa, under [coach] Kirk Ferentz, is 51-57 in games decided by eight points or less [sic].”

., father of the Chiefs’ star QB. In 1999, Mahomes was 8-0 for the Mets.

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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.

518 rushing yards after a defender closes within 1-yard this season, almost double the next closest QB

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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”

50th QB for Miller.

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

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

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is a regular Five Guys customer at the outlet just down the road from Lambeau

Cretin-Derham Hall grad Chris Weinke, 47, the 2000 Heisman Trophy winner at Florida State and now QB

at Tennessee, last week was inducted into the State of Florida Sports Hall of Fame with ex-Vikings QB

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

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When and where is the Gophers vs. Iowa game

When and where is the Gophers vs. Iowa game

Schlueter and Daniel Faalele, but the Gophers were able to counter Penn State’s dangerous pass rush with QB

No Iowa defense has given up fewer points a game in head coach Kirk Ferentz’s tenure.

No Iowa running back averages more than 37 yards in Big Ten games, while senior QB Nate Stanley has passed

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Myles Garrett's Helmet Assault Was Only Part Of The Over-The-Top Violence From Steelers-Browns

Myles Garrett's Helmet Assault Was Only Part Of The Over-The-Top Violence From Steelers-Browns

(Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Rudolph was upset and thus grabbed at Garrett’s helmet while Garrett had the QB pinned to the turf.

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The Loop NFL Picks: Week 11

The Loop NFL Picks: Week 11

Broncos at Vikings (-10½) Shockwaves reverberated when the Vikings’ Kirk Cousins managed to beat a winning

Sunday when star linebacker Danny Trevathan suffered a gruesome elbow injury while tackling Detroit QB

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Vikings Scouting Report: NFL leading rusher Dalvin Cook paces Minnesota offense

Vikings Scouting Report: NFL leading rusher Dalvin Cook paces Minnesota offense

QB Kirk Cousins: Signed to a three-year, $84 million contract (fully guaranteed) in March 2018, Cousins

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2019 NFL Week 10 Recap | WTOP

Say what you will about Kirk Cousins in prime time, but he managed the game well for a Vikings team with

Since #Redskins dumped Kirk Cousins they are 2-7 vs the NFC East while Cousins is 5-0 against his old

This game was less upset and more course correction, especially for the team with a QB constantly correcting

His performance was uglier than his hideous 57.5 QB rating would imply, and at 38 years old; it’s probably

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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

That production has led him to be a profitable fantasy QB this year, ranking ninth at the position in

, Dave Richard and Heath Cummings are looking to avoid this week is Minnesota Vikings signal caller Kirk

QB: Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Arizona Cardinals

QB: Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings @ Dallas Cowboys

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list

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Gophers football vs. Penn State: How to watch and who has the edge?

Gophers football vs. Penn State: How to watch and who has the edge?

Gophers offensive coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca could have a tough time scoring on Penn State either way

QB Sean Clifford’s 77 rushing attempts leads the team and those are often designed draws or option-keep

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NFC Hierarchy/Obituary: Week 10 edition, Giants are dead

NFC Hierarchy/Obituary: Week 10 edition, Giants are dead

This GM-QB-HC trio does not rank among the league's elite, in my opinion.

Vikings (6-3): There's a stat floating around, and I don't know who to attribute it to, but apparently Kirk

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If they can limit Tyreek Hill and Pat Mahomes just enough, expect the Patriots to stay unbeaten at home

If they can limit Tyreek Hill and Pat Mahomes just enough, expect the Patriots to stay unbeaten at home

Last season, he had 12 interceptions — not a terrible total for a relative NFL novice QB — and nine fumbles

Patriots since 2017, and the son of longtime University of Iowa coach and former Bill Belichick assistant Kirk

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'Jeopardy!' Contestants Brutally Bungle Patriots-Themed Clues

'Jeopardy!' Contestants Brutally Bungle Patriots-Themed Clues

You don’t even know Kirk Cousins’ win-loss record in prime-games. So who’s the real smart guy?!)

was Kelly who correctly guessed the easiest clue on the board: “In his NFL debut in 2000, this Pats QB

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Ranking NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks from best to worst

Ranking NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks from best to worst

7— Kirk Cousins (Vikings): Has 21 touchdown passes, three interceptions and an 8.6 yards-per-pass average

19 — Sam Darnold (Jets): Not bad for second-year QB. Not good, but not bad.

21 —  Mitchell Trubisky (Bears): When his running ability is featured he’s not such a bad QB, but he

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Broncos Insider: How Drew Lock’s debut compares to other 2019 1st time starting QBs

Broncos Insider: How Drew Lock’s debut compares to other 2019 1st time starting QBs

touchdown passes in the game’s waning minutes — and a successful two-point conversion to Christian Kirk

Compared to other QB debuts, Finley’s numbers were fine.

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Seahawks injury updates: Jadeveon Clowney intends to play against Vikings, but Jarran Reed may be more questionable

Seahawks injury updates: Jadeveon Clowney intends to play against Vikings, but Jarran Reed may be more questionable

But the Vikings and quarterback Kirk Cousins, who leads the NFL in passer rating at 114.8, will be a

little different animal than were the Eagles and their injury-riddled receiving corps and struggling QB

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The Times’ Ten NFL Power Rankings: Ravens hold onto top spot for second straight week

The Times’ Ten NFL Power Rankings: Ravens hold onto top spot for second straight week

Jackson, Baltimore’s dynamic second-year QB, has for the first time become the odds-on favorite to win

Kirk Cousins, Vikings: +1500

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2019 NFL Week 11 Recap | WTOP

I hate to break it to you Detroit … but you have three wins and your QB might miss the rest of the season

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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49ers vs. Cardinals, halftime report: Studs and duds

49ers vs. Cardinals, halftime report: Studs and duds

pursuit of Kyler Murray yielded only a 1-yard gain, then a pass-interference call on the Cards’ Christian Kirk

QB JIMMY GAROPPOLO: He eventually heated up, and a 14-yard reception to Emmanuel Sanders got them in

(The Cardinals’ Christian Kirk dropped a third-down fastball to try evening things out.)

Kirk on the next series, setting up a touchdown and 9-0 deficit.

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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

That's 31 of 33 games, or 94 percent, and that's the highest percentage of any QB who's made at least

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

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

Yet bad fantasy numbers don’t automatically mean he is a bad QB.

Especially if you’re 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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NFL Week 11 — This Weekend's Best Bets

NFL Week 11 — This Weekend's Best Bets

Last week, once Brian Hoyer was inserted as the starting QB, I backed the Dolphins on my radio show (

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

This Denver team is spunky, but Zimmer should have some schemes in his back pocket for Broncos QB Brandon

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Gophers’ Tanner Morgan, Cowboys’ Dak Prescott early adopters of new throwing motion

Gophers’ Tanner Morgan, Cowboys’ Dak Prescott early adopters of new throwing motion

has partnered with Elite 11, the pinnacle of a high school quarterback circuit run by former Ravens QB

His QB rating (191.04) is fourth in the country, and his completion percentage (67.9) is 16th.

last season, Morgan, who has worked with a handful of other quarterback coaches, started sessions with QB

This extra work jives with what Gophers offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Kirk Ciarrocca wants

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NFL Week 11: Head Coaches Hot Seat Rankings

NFL Week 11: Head Coaches Hot Seat Rankings

Now that Kirk Cousins has gotten over his fear of playing at night, things are looking up even higher

Ron Rivera, CAR Another head coach where the handling of the absence of the incumbent starting QB may

Flacco, and let Fangio roll with either a less egocentric veteran bridge guy, or roll with a rookie at QB

awkward handling of the kicking situation and the regression of Mitchell Trubisky as the franchise QB

Rookie QB Daniel Jones has been probably better than expected, but the team still stinks, and Jones is

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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 fifth-year QB is completing just 59.3 percent of his passes and is tied for the league lead in interceptions

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list

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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

That production has led him to be a profitable fantasy QB this year, ranking ninth at the position in

, Dave Richard and Heath Cummings are looking to avoid this week is Minnesota Vikings signal caller Kirk

QB: Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Arizona Cardinals

QB: Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings @ Dallas Cowboys

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list

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Hurley's Picks: Nobody Needs Or Wants An NFL Team In London -- Except The Billionaires

Hurley's Picks: Nobody Needs Or Wants An NFL Team In London -- Except The Billionaires

Their No. 3 overall pick at QB is bad.

(Well, also this: As a starting quarterback, Kirk Cousins owns a 33-20-1 record when playing in the 1

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12 numbers that told the tale of Seahawks’ loss to Rams — and reviewing Seattle’s playoff chances

12 numbers that told the tale of Seahawks’ loss to Rams — and reviewing Seattle’s playoff chances

rating but is now fifth at 106.0 behind — amazingly enough — leader Ryan Tannehill (118.5) of Tennessee, Kirk

Clowney had sort of a quiet game with just two tackles and no QB hits.

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If they can limit Tyreek Hill and Pat Mahomes just enough, expect the Patriots to stay unbeaten at home

If they can limit Tyreek Hill and Pat Mahomes just enough, expect the Patriots to stay unbeaten at home

Last season, he had 12 interceptions — not a terrible total for a relative NFL novice QB — and nine fumbles

Patriots since 2017, and the son of longtime University of Iowa coach and former Bill Belichick assistant Kirk

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Rams-Seahawks 'Going To Come Down To Jared Goff,' Says SportsLine Analyst Larry Hartstein

Rams-Seahawks 'Going To Come Down To Jared Goff,' Says SportsLine Analyst Larry Hartstein

Ansah back in the lineup for last week’s game against the Minnesota Vikings, the team got just seven QB

hits and zero sacks on Kirk Cousins.

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, a frontrunner for MVP, has been phenomenal in prime-time games.

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Roche's Fantasy Four Pack: Who To Start And Who To Sit In Week 14

Roche's Fantasy Four Pack: Who To Start And Who To Sit In Week 14

Must Start: QB Kirk Cousins, Minnesota vs Detroit

McLaurin has basically disappeared since Dwayne Haskins was inserted as the Redskins’ QB.

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Ranking NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks from best to worst

Ranking NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks from best to worst

7— Kirk Cousins (Vikings): Has 21 touchdown passes, three interceptions and an 8.6 yards-per-pass average

19 — Sam Darnold (Jets): Not bad for second-year QB. Not good, but not bad.

21 —  Mitchell Trubisky (Bears): When his running ability is featured he’s not such a bad QB, but he

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Are Seahawks Super Bowl contenders? Here’s what the national media are saying about the Seahawks’ big win over Minnesota

Are Seahawks Super Bowl contenders? Here’s what the national media are saying about the Seahawks’ big win over Minnesota

the showdown as Seahawks fans on Twitter rushed to change their avatars to an image of the Seahawks’ QB

Things got interesting after a miscommunication on defense gave Kirk Cousins an easy 58-yard touchdown

Read full article: Are Seahawks Super Bowl contenders? Here...→
Seahawks injury updates: Jadeveon Clowney intends to play against Vikings, but Jarran Reed may be more questionable

Seahawks injury updates: Jadeveon Clowney intends to play against Vikings, but Jarran Reed may be more questionable

But the Vikings and quarterback Kirk Cousins, who leads the NFL in passer rating at 114.8, will be a

little different animal than were the Eagles and their injury-riddled receiving corps and struggling QB

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Lack of accountability allowing bad behavior to thrive in sports

Lack of accountability allowing bad behavior to thrive in sports

“Iowa, under [coach] Kirk Ferentz, is 51-57 in games decided by eight points or less [sic].”

., father of the Chiefs’ star QB. In 1999, Mahomes was 8-0 for the Mets.

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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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2019 NFL Week 11 Recap | WTOP

I hate to break it to you Detroit … but you have three wins and your QB might miss the rest of the season

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...→
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”

50th QB for Miller.

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

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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

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

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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

That's 31 of 33 games, or 94 percent, and that's the highest percentage of any QB who's made at least

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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When and where is the Gophers vs. Iowa game

When and where is the Gophers vs. Iowa game

Schlueter and Daniel Faalele, but the Gophers were able to counter Penn State’s dangerous pass rush with QB

No Iowa defense has given up fewer points a game in head coach Kirk Ferentz’s tenure.

No Iowa running back averages more than 37 yards in Big Ten games, while senior QB Nate Stanley has passed

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The Loop Fantasy Football Report: Week 11

The Loop Fantasy Football Report: Week 11

Drew Brees (Saints QB) — Perhaps the flukiest result of Week 10, Brees was unable to get the Saints in

…Philadelphia QB Carson Wentz has struggled recently and has to face an angry Patriots defense coming

flip side, the Bears’ David Montgomery won’t find the Rams’ defense too giving. … Arizona WR Christian Kirk

. … The Ravens-Texans shootout will determine whether Lamar Jackson or Deshaun Watson is the No. 1 QB

this week, and which is No. 2. … Buffalo QB Josh Allen should rebound against a Miami team that has

Read full article: The Loop Fantasy Football Report: Week 1...→
NFL Week 11 — This Weekend's Best Bets

NFL Week 11 — This Weekend's Best Bets

Last week, once Brian Hoyer was inserted as the starting QB, I backed the Dolphins on my radio show (

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

This Denver team is spunky, but Zimmer should have some schemes in his back pocket for Broncos QB Brandon

Read full article: NFL Week 11 — This Weekend's Best Bets...→
The Loop NFL Picks: Week 11

The Loop NFL Picks: Week 11

Broncos at Vikings (-10½) Shockwaves reverberated when the Vikings’ Kirk Cousins managed to beat a winning

Sunday when star linebacker Danny Trevathan suffered a gruesome elbow injury while tackling Detroit QB

Read full article: The Loop NFL Picks: Week 11...→
Focus on Arizona: 49ers look to contain Cardinals’ version of Russell Wilson

Focus on Arizona: 49ers look to contain Cardinals’ version of Russell Wilson

Murray went 17-of-24 for 241 yards with two touchdown and no interceptions for a 130.7 QB rating.

Murray’s magic with Kirk

The Cardinals seemed to have found their go-to receiver in second-year man Christian Kirk.

The speedy Kirk logged the fastest speed of any Cardinals player this season when he ran 21.21 mph on

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NFL Week 11: Head Coaches Hot Seat Rankings

NFL Week 11: Head Coaches Hot Seat Rankings

Now that Kirk Cousins has gotten over his fear of playing at night, things are looking up even higher

Ron Rivera, CAR Another head coach where the handling of the absence of the incumbent starting QB may

Flacco, and let Fangio roll with either a less egocentric veteran bridge guy, or roll with a rookie at QB

awkward handling of the kicking situation and the regression of Mitchell Trubisky as the franchise QB

Rookie QB Daniel Jones has been probably better than expected, but the team still stinks, and Jones is

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2019 NFL Week 10 Recap | WTOP

Say what you will about Kirk Cousins in prime time, but he managed the game well for a Vikings team with

Since #Redskins dumped Kirk Cousins they are 2-7 vs the NFC East while Cousins is 5-0 against his old

This game was less upset and more course correction, especially for the team with a QB constantly correcting

His performance was uglier than his hideous 57.5 QB rating would imply, and at 38 years old; it’s probably

Read full article: 2019 NFL Week 10 Recap | WTOP...→
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 fifth-year QB is completing just 59.3 percent of his passes and is tied for the league lead in interceptions

That production has led him to be a profitable fantasy QB this year, ranking ninth at the position in

QB: Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Arizona Cardinals

QB: Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings @ Dallas Cowboys

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list

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

That production has led him to be a profitable fantasy QB this year, ranking ninth at the position in

, Dave Richard and Heath Cummings are looking to avoid this week is Minnesota Vikings signal caller Kirk

QB: Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Arizona Cardinals

QB: Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings @ Dallas Cowboys

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list

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Gophers football vs. Penn State: How to watch and who has the edge?

Gophers football vs. Penn State: How to watch and who has the edge?

Gophers offensive coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca could have a tough time scoring on Penn State either way

QB Sean Clifford’s 77 rushing attempts leads the team and those are often designed draws or option-keep

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'Explosive Plays On Offense, Forcing Long Drives On Defense Key' In #4 Penn State Vs. #17 Minnesota, Says GopherIllustrated's Ryan Burns

'Explosive Plays On Offense, Forcing Long Drives On Defense Key' In #4 Penn State Vs. #17 Minnesota, Says GopherIllustrated's Ryan Burns

Strange quirk: Minnesota has not faced a first-team QB for a full game since Sept. 7 at Fresno State.

lines to handle, and that will undoubtedly be part of the game plan that Gophers offensive coordinator Kirk

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It’s too early to go full throttle on Drew Lock’s fantasy viability

It’s too early to go full throttle on Drew Lock’s fantasy viability

It’s our favorite QB name, for obvious reasons. And now we can add Drew Lock to the list.

They gave up three-TD days to Aaron Rodgers and Kirk Cousins in Weeks 8 and 9.

If you are platooning at QB, or worried about bad matchups for Aaron Rodgers, Dak Prescott, Kirk Cousins

So if you’re in QB hell, grab him now and stash for next week.

It’s our favorite QB name, for obvious reasons. And now we can ad…

Read full article: It’s too early to go full throttle on Dr...→
The Loop Fantasy Football Report: Week 14

The Loop Fantasy Football Report: Week 14

Kirk Cousins (Vikings QB) — Sure, he’s not great at winning on Monday nights.

. … Saints QB Drew Brees will not post great numbers against the Niners’ defense. … Among those whose

recent slumps will continue: Redskins WR Terry McLaurin, Chargers QB Philip Rivers and, sadly, soon-to-be-retiring

Expect big numbers from QB Baker Mayfield, RB Kareem Hunt and WR Jarvis Landry. … Jets QB Sam Darnold

will start to rebound, again, against Miami. … Same goes for Eagles QB Carson Wentz against the Giants

Read full article: The Loop Fantasy Football Report: Week 1...→
'Jeopardy!' Contestants Brutally Bungle Patriots-Themed Clues

'Jeopardy!' Contestants Brutally Bungle Patriots-Themed Clues

You don’t even know Kirk Cousins’ win-loss record in prime-games. So who’s the real smart guy?!)

was Kelly who correctly guessed the easiest clue on the board: “In his NFL debut in 2000, this Pats QB

Read full article: 'Jeopardy!' Contestants Brutally Bungle ...→
Focus on Tennessee: Derrick Henry poses huge problem for Raiders

Focus on Tennessee: Derrick Henry poses huge problem for Raiders

starter this year, Tannehill has the NFL’s second-best passer rating (113.9, just shy of Minnesota’s Kirk

He’s also unbeaten against Oakland in his career, going 3-0 with a 116.3 QB rating while completing 69

Read full article: Focus on Tennessee: Derrick Henry poses ...→
Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion eyes a starting role somewhere at some point

Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion eyes a starting role somewhere at some point

Mannion knows his role is to back up Kirk Cousins, who leads the NFL in passer rating at 114.8, but has

. … My role here is to back up Kirk and support him, but I’m doing everything to prepare for that someday

Kirk does such tremendous preparation all the time, and really knows the details of the game plan, and

Read full article: Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion eyes a st...→
Broncos Insider: How Drew Lock’s debut compares to other 2019 1st time starting QBs

Broncos Insider: How Drew Lock’s debut compares to other 2019 1st time starting QBs

touchdown passes in the game’s waning minutes — and a successful two-point conversion to Christian Kirk

Compared to other QB debuts, Finley’s numbers were fine.

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Current QB Landscape Shows Notion of NFL Tanking Is Ludicrous

Current QB Landscape Shows Notion of NFL Tanking Is Ludicrous

look around the league, and see how some teams are having to adapt to poor choices at staffing the QB

The craziest thing about the QB landscape around the NFL is that some of the biggest QB question marks

finally run out of teams that he can dupe into paying him eight figures to stink as their starting QB

: Inconsistent 2019 RECORD: 6-5 Goff has regressed from his NFC title winning season last year to a QB

KIRK COUSINS, MIN MVP ODDS, WEEK 13: +3300 2019 RECORD: 8-3 SELECTED: 2012, 4th round, 102nd overall

Read full article: Current QB Landscape Shows Notion of NFL...→
Cowboys star Dak Prescott at top of 2016 NFL draft QB class

Cowboys star Dak Prescott at top of 2016 NFL draft QB class

A look at the NFL draft QB Class of 2016:

yards per attempt ranks first among starting quarterbacks and he is tied for second with the Vikings’ Kirk

Brissett transferred to North Carolina State after his sophomore season and blocked Meyers’ path to the QB

Kessler is with the Patriots and Sudfeld is the Eagles’ third-string QB.

yards per attempt ranks first among starting quarterbacks and he is tied for second with the Vikings’ Kirk

Read full article: Cowboys star Dak Prescott at top of 2016...→
The Times’ Ten NFL Power Rankings: Ravens hold onto top spot for second straight week

The Times’ Ten NFL Power Rankings: Ravens hold onto top spot for second straight week

Jackson, Baltimore’s dynamic second-year QB, has for the first time become the odds-on favorite to win

Kirk Cousins, Vikings: +1500

Read full article: The Times’ Ten NFL Power Rankings: Raven...→
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.

518 rushing yards after a defender closes within 1-yard this season, almost double the next closest QB

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49ers 36, Cardinals 26: Studs and duds — Garoppolo’s 4th TD wins it

49ers 36, Cardinals 26: Studs and duds — Garoppolo’s 4th TD wins it

QB JIMMY GAROPPOLO: He finished 34-of-45 for 424 yards, and he threw four touchdown passes, matching

pursuit of Murray yielded only a 1-yard gain, then a pass-interference call on the Cards’ Christian Kirk

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49ers vs. Cardinals, halftime report: Studs and duds

49ers vs. Cardinals, halftime report: Studs and duds

pursuit of Kyler Murray yielded only a 1-yard gain, then a pass-interference call on the Cards’ Christian Kirk

QB JIMMY GAROPPOLO: He eventually heated up, and a 14-yard reception to Emmanuel Sanders got them in

(The Cardinals’ Christian Kirk dropped a third-down fastball to try evening things out.)

Kirk on the next series, setting up a touchdown and 9-0 deficit.

Read full article: 49ers vs. Cardinals, halftime report: St...→

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

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is a regular Five Guys customer at the outlet just down the road from Lambeau

Cretin-Derham Hall grad Chris Weinke, 47, the 2000 Heisman Trophy winner at Florida State and now QB

at Tennessee, last week was inducted into the State of Florida Sports Hall of Fame with ex-Vikings QB

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

Read full article: Charley Walters: P.J. Fleck’s new UMN de...→
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

four fourth-quarter comebacks are each the most in the NFL and in each case two more than any other QB

somewhat by the increasingly spectacular plays turned in each week by Jackson as the dynamic second-year QB

Read full article: Analysis: Is Russell Wilson leading a th...→
Fantasy football: Jimmy Garoppolo is primed for big week vs. Cardinals

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

Yet bad fantasy numbers don’t automatically mean he is a bad QB.

Especially if you’re 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...→
Myles Garrett's Helmet Assault Was Only Part Of The Over-The-Top Violence From Steelers-Browns

Myles Garrett's Helmet Assault Was Only Part Of The Over-The-Top Violence From Steelers-Browns

(Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Rudolph was upset and thus grabbed at Garrett’s helmet while Garrett had the QB pinned to the turf.

Read full article: Myles Garrett's Helmet Assault Was Only ...→
CBS analyst Rich Gannon has reversed course on Vikings QB Kirk Cousins

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

The offense is running smoothly; Dalvin Cook leads the NFL in rushing with 991 yards, and Kirk Cousins

Asked on “Monday QB” on the CBS Sports Network if he believed Cousins was a “true franchise quarterback

Read full article: CBS analyst Rich Gannon has reversed cou...→
Gophers’ Tanner Morgan, Cowboys’ Dak Prescott early adopters of new throwing motion

Gophers’ Tanner Morgan, Cowboys’ Dak Prescott early adopters of new throwing motion

has partnered with Elite 11, the pinnacle of a high school quarterback circuit run by former Ravens QB

His QB rating (191.04) is fourth in the country, and his completion percentage (67.9) is 16th.

last season, Morgan, who has worked with a handful of other quarterback coaches, started sessions with QB

This extra work jives with what Gophers offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Kirk Ciarrocca wants

Read full article: Gophers’ Tanner Morgan, Cowboys’ Dak Pre...→
Vikings Scouting Report: NFL leading rusher Dalvin Cook paces Minnesota offense

Vikings Scouting Report: NFL leading rusher Dalvin Cook paces Minnesota offense

QB Kirk Cousins: Signed to a three-year, $84 million contract (fully guaranteed) in March 2018, Cousins

Read full article: Vikings Scouting Report: NFL leading rus...→
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

ARLINGTON, Texas — Say what you want about Kirk Cousins not being able to win big games on a national

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 fifth-year QB is completing just 59.3 percent of his passes and is tied for the league lead in interceptions

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list

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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

That production has led him to be a profitable fantasy QB this year, ranking ninth at the position in

, Dave Richard and Heath Cummings are looking to avoid this week is Minnesota Vikings signal caller Kirk

QB: Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Arizona Cardinals

QB: Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings @ Dallas Cowboys

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list

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Vikings Visit Cowboys With RBs Dalvin Cook, Ezekiel Elliot In Spotlight

Vikings Visit Cowboys With RBs Dalvin Cook, Ezekiel Elliot In Spotlight

QB REBOOT

Prescott and Minnesota’s Kirk Cousins see other for the first time since they were division rivals when

Read full article: Vikings Visit Cowboys With RBs Dalvin Co...→
Hurley's Picks: Nobody Needs Or Wants An NFL Team In London -- Except The Billionaires

Hurley's Picks: Nobody Needs Or Wants An NFL Team In London -- Except The Billionaires

Their No. 3 overall pick at QB is bad.

(Well, also this: As a starting quarterback, Kirk Cousins owns a 33-20-1 record when playing in the 1

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NFC Hierarchy/Obituary: Week 10 edition, Giants are dead

NFC Hierarchy/Obituary: Week 10 edition, Giants are dead

This GM-QB-HC trio does not rank among the league's elite, in my opinion.

Vikings (6-3): There's a stat floating around, and I don't know who to attribute it to, but apparently Kirk

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12 numbers that told the tale of Seahawks’ loss to Rams — and reviewing Seattle’s playoff chances

12 numbers that told the tale of Seahawks’ loss to Rams — and reviewing Seattle’s playoff chances

rating but is now fifth at 106.0 behind — amazingly enough — leader Ryan Tannehill (118.5) of Tennessee, Kirk

Clowney had sort of a quiet game with just two tackles and no QB hits.

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It’s too early to go full throttle on Drew Lock’s fantasy viability

It’s too early to go full throttle on Drew Lock’s fantasy viability

It’s our favorite QB name, for obvious reasons. And now we can add Drew Lock to the list.

They gave up three-TD days to Aaron Rodgers and Kirk Cousins in Weeks 8 and 9.

If you are platooning at QB, or worried about bad matchups for Aaron Rodgers, Dak Prescott, Kirk Cousins

So if you’re in QB hell, grab him now and stash for next week.

It’s our favorite QB name, for obvious reasons. And now we can ad…

Read full article: It’s too early to go full throttle on Dr...→
If they can limit Tyreek Hill and Pat Mahomes just enough, expect the Patriots to stay unbeaten at home

If they can limit Tyreek Hill and Pat Mahomes just enough, expect the Patriots to stay unbeaten at home

Last season, he had 12 interceptions — not a terrible total for a relative NFL novice QB — and nine fumbles

Patriots since 2017, and the son of longtime University of Iowa coach and former Bill Belichick assistant Kirk

Read full article: If they can limit Tyreek Hill and Pat Ma...→
The Loop Fantasy Football Report: Week 14

The Loop Fantasy Football Report: Week 14

Kirk Cousins (Vikings QB) — Sure, he’s not great at winning on Monday nights.

. … Saints QB Drew Brees will not post great numbers against the Niners’ defense. … Among those whose

recent slumps will continue: Redskins WR Terry McLaurin, Chargers QB Philip Rivers and, sadly, soon-to-be-retiring

Expect big numbers from QB Baker Mayfield, RB Kareem Hunt and WR Jarvis Landry. … Jets QB Sam Darnold

will start to rebound, again, against Miami. … Same goes for Eagles QB Carson Wentz against the Giants

Read full article: The Loop Fantasy Football Report: Week 1...→
Rams-Seahawks 'Going To Come Down To Jared Goff,' Says SportsLine Analyst Larry Hartstein

Rams-Seahawks 'Going To Come Down To Jared Goff,' Says SportsLine Analyst Larry Hartstein

Ansah back in the lineup for last week’s game against the Minnesota Vikings, the team got just seven QB

hits and zero sacks on Kirk Cousins.

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, a frontrunner for MVP, has been phenomenal in prime-time games.

Read full article: Rams-Seahawks 'Going To Come Down To Jar...→
'Jeopardy!' Contestants Brutally Bungle Patriots-Themed Clues

'Jeopardy!' Contestants Brutally Bungle Patriots-Themed Clues

You don’t even know Kirk Cousins’ win-loss record in prime-games. So who’s the real smart guy?!)

was Kelly who correctly guessed the easiest clue on the board: “In his NFL debut in 2000, this Pats QB

Read full article: 'Jeopardy!' Contestants Brutally Bungle ...→
Roche's Fantasy Four Pack: Who To Start And Who To Sit In Week 14

Roche's Fantasy Four Pack: Who To Start And Who To Sit In Week 14

Must Start: QB Kirk Cousins, Minnesota vs Detroit

McLaurin has basically disappeared since Dwayne Haskins was inserted as the Redskins’ QB.

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Focus on Tennessee: Derrick Henry poses huge problem for Raiders

Focus on Tennessee: Derrick Henry poses huge problem for Raiders

starter this year, Tannehill has the NFL’s second-best passer rating (113.9, just shy of Minnesota’s Kirk

He’s also unbeaten against Oakland in his career, going 3-0 with a 116.3 QB rating while completing 69

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Ranking NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks from best to worst

Ranking NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks from best to worst

7— Kirk Cousins (Vikings): Has 21 touchdown passes, three interceptions and an 8.6 yards-per-pass average

19 — Sam Darnold (Jets): Not bad for second-year QB. Not good, but not bad.

21 —  Mitchell Trubisky (Bears): When his running ability is featured he’s not such a bad QB, but he

Read full article: Ranking NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks f...→
Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion eyes a starting role somewhere at some point

Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion eyes a starting role somewhere at some point

Mannion knows his role is to back up Kirk Cousins, who leads the NFL in passer rating at 114.8, but has

. … My role here is to back up Kirk and support him, but I’m doing everything to prepare for that someday

Kirk does such tremendous preparation all the time, and really knows the details of the game plan, and

Read full article: Vikings backup QB Sean Mannion eyes a st...→
Are Seahawks Super Bowl contenders? Here’s what the national media are saying about the Seahawks’ big win over Minnesota

Are Seahawks Super Bowl contenders? Here’s what the national media are saying about the Seahawks’ big win over Minnesota

the showdown as Seahawks fans on Twitter rushed to change their avatars to an image of the Seahawks’ QB

Things got interesting after a miscommunication on defense gave Kirk Cousins an easy 58-yard touchdown

Read full article: Are Seahawks Super Bowl contenders? Here...→
Broncos Insider: How Drew Lock’s debut compares to other 2019 1st time starting QBs

Broncos Insider: How Drew Lock’s debut compares to other 2019 1st time starting QBs

touchdown passes in the game’s waning minutes — and a successful two-point conversion to Christian Kirk

Compared to other QB debuts, Finley’s numbers were fine.

Read full article: Broncos Insider: How Drew Lock’s debut c...→
Current QB Landscape Shows Notion of NFL Tanking Is Ludicrous

Current QB Landscape Shows Notion of NFL Tanking Is Ludicrous

look around the league, and see how some teams are having to adapt to poor choices at staffing the QB

The craziest thing about the QB landscape around the NFL is that some of the biggest QB question marks

finally run out of teams that he can dupe into paying him eight figures to stink as their starting QB

: Inconsistent 2019 RECORD: 6-5 Goff has regressed from his NFC title winning season last year to a QB

KIRK COUSINS, MIN MVP ODDS, WEEK 13: +3300 2019 RECORD: 8-3 SELECTED: 2012, 4th round, 102nd overall

Read full article: Current QB Landscape Shows Notion of NFL...→
Seahawks injury updates: Jadeveon Clowney intends to play against Vikings, but Jarran Reed may be more questionable

Seahawks injury updates: Jadeveon Clowney intends to play against Vikings, but Jarran Reed may be more questionable

But the Vikings and quarterback Kirk Cousins, who leads the NFL in passer rating at 114.8, will be a

little different animal than were the Eagles and their injury-riddled receiving corps and struggling QB

Read full article: Seahawks injury updates: Jadeveon Clowne...→
Cowboys star Dak Prescott at top of 2016 NFL draft QB class

Cowboys star Dak Prescott at top of 2016 NFL draft QB class

A look at the NFL draft QB Class of 2016:

yards per attempt ranks first among starting quarterbacks and he is tied for second with the Vikings’ Kirk

Brissett transferred to North Carolina State after his sophomore season and blocked Meyers’ path to the QB

Kessler is with the Patriots and Sudfeld is the Eagles’ third-string QB.

yards per attempt ranks first among starting quarterbacks and he is tied for second with the Vikings’ Kirk

Read full article: Cowboys star Dak Prescott at top of 2016...→
Lack of accountability allowing bad behavior to thrive in sports

Lack of accountability allowing bad behavior to thrive in sports

“Iowa, under [coach] Kirk Ferentz, is 51-57 in games decided by eight points or less [sic].”

., father of the Chiefs’ star QB. In 1999, Mahomes was 8-0 for the Mets.

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The Times’ Ten NFL Power Rankings: Ravens hold onto top spot for second straight week

The Times’ Ten NFL Power Rankings: Ravens hold onto top spot for second straight week

Jackson, Baltimore’s dynamic second-year QB, has for the first time become the odds-on favorite to win

Kirk Cousins, Vikings: +1500

Read full article: The Times’ Ten NFL Power Rankings: Raven...→
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...→
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.

518 rushing yards after a defender closes within 1-yard this season, almost double the next closest QB

Read full article: What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 11...→

2019 NFL Week 11 Recap | WTOP

I hate to break it to you Detroit … but you have three wins and your QB might miss the rest of the season

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...→
49ers 36, Cardinals 26: Studs and duds — Garoppolo’s 4th TD wins it

49ers 36, Cardinals 26: Studs and duds — Garoppolo’s 4th TD wins it

QB JIMMY GAROPPOLO: He finished 34-of-45 for 424 yards, and he threw four touchdown passes, matching

pursuit of Murray yielded only a 1-yard gain, then a pass-interference call on the Cards’ Christian Kirk

Read full article: 49ers 36, Cardinals 26: Studs and duds —...→
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”

50th QB for Miller.

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

Read full article: Broncos QB Brandon Allen says intercepti...→
49ers vs. Cardinals, halftime report: Studs and duds

49ers vs. Cardinals, halftime report: Studs and duds

pursuit of Kyler Murray yielded only a 1-yard gain, then a pass-interference call on the Cards’ Christian Kirk

QB JIMMY GAROPPOLO: He eventually heated up, and a 14-yard reception to Emmanuel Sanders got them in

(The Cardinals’ Christian Kirk dropped a third-down fastball to try evening things out.)

Kirk on the next series, setting up a touchdown and 9-0 deficit.

Read full article: 49ers vs. Cardinals, halftime report: St...→
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

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

Read full article: WATCH: Broncos’ Shelby Harris’ strip sac...→

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

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is a regular Five Guys customer at the outlet just down the road from Lambeau

Cretin-Derham Hall grad Chris Weinke, 47, the 2000 Heisman Trophy winner at Florida State and now QB

at Tennessee, last week was inducted into the State of Florida Sports Hall of Fame with ex-Vikings QB

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

Read full article: Charley Walters: P.J. Fleck’s new UMN de...→
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

That's 31 of 33 games, or 94 percent, and that's the highest percentage of any QB who's made at least

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

Read full article: Jay Ajayi, Jason Kelce, Brandon Graham a...→
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

four fourth-quarter comebacks are each the most in the NFL and in each case two more than any other QB

somewhat by the increasingly spectacular plays turned in each week by Jackson as the dynamic second-year QB

Read full article: Analysis: Is Russell Wilson leading a th...→
When and where is the Gophers vs. Iowa game

When and where is the Gophers vs. Iowa game

Schlueter and Daniel Faalele, but the Gophers were able to counter Penn State’s dangerous pass rush with QB

No Iowa defense has given up fewer points a game in head coach Kirk Ferentz’s tenure.

No Iowa running back averages more than 37 yards in Big Ten games, while senior QB Nate Stanley has passed

Read full article: When and where is the Gophers vs. Iowa g...→
Fantasy football: Jimmy Garoppolo is primed for big week vs. Cardinals

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

Yet bad fantasy numbers don’t automatically mean he is a bad QB.

Especially if you’re 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...→
The Loop Fantasy Football Report: Week 11

The Loop Fantasy Football Report: Week 11

Drew Brees (Saints QB) — Perhaps the flukiest result of Week 10, Brees was unable to get the Saints in

…Philadelphia QB Carson Wentz has struggled recently and has to face an angry Patriots defense coming

flip side, the Bears’ David Montgomery won’t find the Rams’ defense too giving. … Arizona WR Christian Kirk

. … The Ravens-Texans shootout will determine whether Lamar Jackson or Deshaun Watson is the No. 1 QB

this week, and which is No. 2. … Buffalo QB Josh Allen should rebound against a Miami team that has

Read full article: The Loop Fantasy Football Report: Week 1...→
Myles Garrett's Helmet Assault Was Only Part Of The Over-The-Top Violence From Steelers-Browns

Myles Garrett's Helmet Assault Was Only Part Of The Over-The-Top Violence From Steelers-Browns

(Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Rudolph was upset and thus grabbed at Garrett’s helmet while Garrett had the QB pinned to the turf.

Read full article: Myles Garrett's Helmet Assault Was Only ...→
NFL Week 11 — This Weekend's Best Bets

NFL Week 11 — This Weekend's Best Bets

Last week, once Brian Hoyer was inserted as the starting QB, I backed the Dolphins on my radio show (

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

This Denver team is spunky, but Zimmer should have some schemes in his back pocket for Broncos QB Brandon

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

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

The offense is running smoothly; Dalvin Cook leads the NFL in rushing with 991 yards, and Kirk Cousins

Asked on “Monday QB” on the CBS Sports Network if he believed Cousins was a “true franchise quarterback

Read full article: CBS analyst Rich Gannon has reversed cou...→
The Loop NFL Picks: Week 11

The Loop NFL Picks: Week 11

Broncos at Vikings (-10½) Shockwaves reverberated when the Vikings’ Kirk Cousins managed to beat a winning

Sunday when star linebacker Danny Trevathan suffered a gruesome elbow injury while tackling Detroit QB

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Gophers’ Tanner Morgan, Cowboys’ Dak Prescott early adopters of new throwing motion

Gophers’ Tanner Morgan, Cowboys’ Dak Prescott early adopters of new throwing motion

has partnered with Elite 11, the pinnacle of a high school quarterback circuit run by former Ravens QB

His QB rating (191.04) is fourth in the country, and his completion percentage (67.9) is 16th.

last season, Morgan, who has worked with a handful of other quarterback coaches, started sessions with QB

This extra work jives with what Gophers offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Kirk Ciarrocca wants

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Focus on Arizona: 49ers look to contain Cardinals’ version of Russell Wilson

Focus on Arizona: 49ers look to contain Cardinals’ version of Russell Wilson

Murray went 17-of-24 for 241 yards with two touchdown and no interceptions for a 130.7 QB rating.

Murray’s magic with Kirk

The Cardinals seemed to have found their go-to receiver in second-year man Christian Kirk.

The speedy Kirk logged the fastest speed of any Cardinals player this season when he ran 21.21 mph on

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Vikings Scouting Report: NFL leading rusher Dalvin Cook paces Minnesota offense

Vikings Scouting Report: NFL leading rusher Dalvin Cook paces Minnesota offense

QB Kirk Cousins: Signed to a three-year, $84 million contract (fully guaranteed) in March 2018, Cousins

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NFL Week 11: Head Coaches Hot Seat Rankings

NFL Week 11: Head Coaches Hot Seat Rankings

Now that Kirk Cousins has gotten over his fear of playing at night, things are looking up even higher

Ron Rivera, CAR Another head coach where the handling of the absence of the incumbent starting QB may

Flacco, and let Fangio roll with either a less egocentric veteran bridge guy, or roll with a rookie at QB

awkward handling of the kicking situation and the regression of Mitchell Trubisky as the franchise QB

Rookie QB Daniel Jones has been probably better than expected, but the team still stinks, and Jones is

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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

ARLINGTON, Texas — Say what you want about Kirk Cousins not being able to win big games on a national

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2019 NFL Week 10 Recap | WTOP

Say what you will about Kirk Cousins in prime time, but he managed the game well for a Vikings team with

Since #Redskins dumped Kirk Cousins they are 2-7 vs the NFC East while Cousins is 5-0 against his old

This game was less upset and more course correction, especially for the team with a QB constantly correcting

His performance was uglier than his hideous 57.5 QB rating would imply, and at 38 years old; it’s probably

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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 fifth-year QB is completing just 59.3 percent of his passes and is tied for the league lead in interceptions

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list

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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 fifth-year QB is completing just 59.3 percent of his passes and is tied for the league lead in interceptions

That production has led him to be a profitable fantasy QB this year, ranking ninth at the position in

QB: Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Arizona Cardinals

QB: Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings @ Dallas Cowboys

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list

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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

That production has led him to be a profitable fantasy QB this year, ranking ninth at the position in

, Dave Richard and Heath Cummings are looking to avoid this week is Minnesota Vikings signal caller Kirk

QB: Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Arizona Cardinals

QB: Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings @ Dallas Cowboys

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list

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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

That production has led him to be a profitable fantasy QB this year, ranking ninth at the position in

, Dave Richard and Heath Cummings are looking to avoid this week is Minnesota Vikings signal caller Kirk

QB: Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Arizona Cardinals

QB: Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings @ Dallas Cowboys

The Fantasy Football Today crew breaks down why Minnesota Vikings starter Kirk Cousins is on their list

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Vikings Visit Cowboys With RBs Dalvin Cook, Ezekiel Elliot In Spotlight

Vikings Visit Cowboys With RBs Dalvin Cook, Ezekiel Elliot In Spotlight

QB REBOOT

Prescott and Minnesota’s Kirk Cousins see other for the first time since they were division rivals when

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Gophers football vs. Penn State: How to watch and who has the edge?

Gophers football vs. Penn State: How to watch and who has the edge?

Gophers offensive coordinator Kirk Ciarrocca could have a tough time scoring on Penn State either way

QB Sean Clifford’s 77 rushing attempts leads the team and those are often designed draws or option-keep

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Hurley's Picks: Nobody Needs Or Wants An NFL Team In London -- Except The Billionaires

Hurley's Picks: Nobody Needs Or Wants An NFL Team In London -- Except The Billionaires

Their No. 3 overall pick at QB is bad.

(Well, also this: As a starting quarterback, Kirk Cousins owns a 33-20-1 record when playing in the 1

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'Explosive Plays On Offense, Forcing Long Drives On Defense Key' In #4 Penn State Vs. #17 Minnesota, Says GopherIllustrated's Ryan Burns

'Explosive Plays On Offense, Forcing Long Drives On Defense Key' In #4 Penn State Vs. #17 Minnesota, Says GopherIllustrated's Ryan Burns

Strange quirk: Minnesota has not faced a first-team QB for a full game since Sept. 7 at Fresno State.

lines to handle, and that will undoubtedly be part of the game plan that Gophers offensive coordinator Kirk

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NFC Hierarchy/Obituary: Week 10 edition, Giants are dead

NFC Hierarchy/Obituary: Week 10 edition, Giants are dead

This GM-QB-HC trio does not rank among the league's elite, in my opinion.

Vikings (6-3): There's a stat floating around, and I don't know who to attribute it to, but apparently Kirk

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