Cousins

Vikings running back Dalvin Cook
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December 18, 2018 - 4:12 am
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) - Dalvin Cook took the first-down handoff for Minnesota, sized up the blocking at the line and veered hard to his left. Miami cornerback Bobby McCain had the angle on him, but Cook won the race to the edge and accelerated up the sideline to reach the end zone untouched for the...
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Vikings safety Harrison Smith dives for loose ball
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November 19, 2018 - 4:45 am
CHICAGO (AP) - Khalil Mack had a sack and fumble recovery, Eddie Jackson returned an interception for a touchdown and the Chicago Bears tightened their grip on the NFC North with a 25-20 victory over the second-place Vikings on Sunday night. Mack and Jackson led a dominant effort by the defense...
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Adam Thielen
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November 02, 2018 - 7:36 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - When Kirk Cousins and his family moved from Illinois to Michigan, his allegiance to the Bears was well-established. Leaving Chicagoland, Cousins wondered aloud to his dad whether they'd be required to become fans of the Lions and the other Detroit-area teams. "He said, `Kirk, you...
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Cousins and the offensive line
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October 19, 2018 - 6:00 am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Kirk Cousins is coming to MetLife Stadium as a villain in purple and gold. The Vikings quarterback was hotly pursued by the Jets in the offseason, with New York offering a massive three-year, $90 million deal to be the man to lead the struggling franchise. Instead,...
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Linval Joseph rumbling down the field
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October 08, 2018 - 5:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Linval Joseph whipped out the sunglasses, sat on the bench and pulled on the oxygen mask . Rest up, big man. Job well done. Kirk Cousins threw for 301 yards and one touchdown, the 330-pound Joseph returned a fumble 64 yards for a score and the Vikings beat the Philadelphia...
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Vikings take on Eagles
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October 05, 2018 - 5:08 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - This time, it's Kirk Cousins vs. Carson Wentz. The quarterbacks and the stakes will be different when the Philadelphia Eagles (2-2) host the Minnesota Vikings (1-2-1) in a rematch of the NFC championship game Sunday. Nick Foles led the Eagles to a 38-7 win over Case Keenum and...
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Cousins and the offensive line
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October 02, 2018 - 4:57 am
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) - With play-action pass after play-action pass, Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams just kept picking Minnesota's proud and proven defense apart. Opportunities for the Vikings to disrupt Goff's rhythm with a well-timed sack or a hurried incompletion were scant, as the high-octane...
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Vikings defense shredded again
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September 28, 2018 - 4:11 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kirk Cousins had his second 400-yard passing game in three weeks for the Vikings. Once again it didn't translate to a victory. Cousins was 36 of 50 for 422 yards and three touchdowns in a 38-31 loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday night. A lot of yards and nothing to show for...
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Vikings playing the Rams
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September 27, 2018 - 5:17 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kirk Cousins was an eager young quarterback and Sean McVay was a precocious offensive coordinator when they got together in Washington. After they collaborated on two tremendously productive seasons, the partnership led to big things for both men: McVay became the NFL's youngest...
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