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Vikings Activate Kirk Cousins & Nate Stanley

EAGAN, Minn. — The Vikings have activated quarterbacks Kirk Cousins and Nate Stanley from the Reserve/COVID-19 list, the team announced Thursday morning.

Cousins and Stanley are now able to return to Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center after clearing protocols agreed to by the NFL and NFLPA.

View photos of the Vikings 53-man roster as of Jan. 5, 2022.

The two quarterbacks, along with rookie Kellen Mond, began a quarantine on Saturday, leaving Jake Browning as the only QB available for the Night Practice at TCO Stadium.

Mond remains on Reserve/COVID-19.

The Vikings have since brought in free agent Case Cookus and claimed Danny Etling off waivers. Cookus practiced the past three days, and Etling has hit the field the past two.

The Vikings also announced that rookie kicker Riley Patterson has passed a physical exam. Patterson opened U.S. Bank Vikings Training Camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

The Vikings have also waived QB Case Cookus.