Kirk Cousins

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins tests positive for COVID-19

EAGAN, Minn. (Fox 9) Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins tested positive for COVID-19 after previously missing practice Thursday. Vikings Head Coach Kevin O’Connell said Friday that Kirk Cousins tested positive for the virus and will not be playing in the preseason opener against the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday. The quarterback will be in isolation for a minimum of five days. Cousins…

Vikings QB Cousins Holding Himself to ‘High Standard’ During OTA’s

Cousins says he gets goosebumps before practice

MINNEAPOLIS — Since taking over from day one Minnesota Vikings general manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and head coach Kevin O’Connell have preached communication and collaboration. Players have said throughout the offseason the vibe has been different, fun and lighter. After the Vikings fifth practice of organized offseason activities, Quarterback Kirk Cousins downplayed the shift of environment and said a lot of…

Vikings’ Cousins Off COVID List; Starting Sunday Against Chicago

Missed last week's game against Green Bay

MINNEAPOLIS — After missing last week’s game against the Green Bay Packers quarterback Kirk Cousins is off the COVID-reserve list and named the starter for the season finale Sunday against the Chicago Bears. Qb1 becomes the 30th Vikings player to test positive having with mild symptoms. Head coach Mike Zimmer’s greatest fear became a reality not having his starter with…

Kirk Cousins has COVID, he’ll miss Sunday night game against the Packers

Cousins is unvaccinated.

EAGAN, Minn. – The Vikings have placed quarterback Kirk Cousins on the COVID-19 reserve list. The blow comes two days before their most important game of the season at Green Bay. Cousins is unvaccinated. Even if he’s asymptomatic, he wouldn’t be able to return in time to face the Packers. The NFL recently reduced the required quarantine period to five…

Vikings lose season-opener at Bengals in overtime, 27-24

Lose on game winning field goal

((Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)) MINNEAPOLIS — (FOX 9) The Minnesota Vikings are off to an 0-1 start after a 27-24 loss in overtime at the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. It was a game filled with penalties, offensive line struggles, mistakes in the secondary and a costly fumble. The Vikings were flagged 14 times in the game, 12 that were…

Still Unknown If Cousins Plays in Preseason Game Saturday Against the Colts

Cousins and 31 other starts sat out last week against Broncos

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn — Less than 24 hours before the Minnesota Vikings play their second preseason game at U.S.. Bank Stadium. After not playing in the first game, the big question is will starting quarterback Kirk Cousins see any action? In last Saturday’s 33-6 loss to the Denver Broncos, the Vikings sat 31 players in order to not risk injury Offensive…

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins calls COVID-19 vaccine ‘a private health matter for me’

Says he'll put plexiglass around him during QB meetings

MINNEAPOLIS (FOX 9) – Kirk Cousins returned to Minnesota Vikings training camp practice at TCO Performance Center on Thursday, activated from the NFL’s reserve/COVID-19 list after five days in quarantine and six negative tests. Cousins and Nate Stanley both missed five days, considered high risk close contacts after Kellen Mond reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. Cousins, Mond and Stanley missed the team’s…

Cousins to Return to the Vikings On Thurday

Been on COVID/Reserve List

EAGAN, Minn — Minnesota Vikings  head coach Mike Zimmer confirmed starting quarterback Kirk Cousins will be back practicing at training camp on Thursday. It ends a five-day isolation period and testing negative four times for COVID after being a close contact on the NFL’s reserve list. Zimmer did not know when rookie Kellen Mond would be back. Since he tested…

Vikings place Cousins, Mond & Stanley on reserve/COVID-19 list

Jake Browning only active QB on roster

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) The Minnesota Vikings announced on Monday they’ve placed quarterbacks Kirk Cousins, Kellen Mond and Nate Stanley, along with receiver Myron Mitchell, on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Mond reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, and Cousins and Stanley are considered high risk close contacts. That left Jake Browning as the only quarterback available for Saturday night’s practice. Mike Zimmer,…