The Vikings and Kirk Cousins have tied the Purple knot, as the most-prized free agent of the 2018 offseason recently inked a three-year deal to be Minnesota's new starting quarterback.
But who is Kirk Cousins? How did Minnesota come to need a quarterback? And why was Cousins available?
Vikings.com Team Reporter Eric Smith sat down with Cousins on the day he signed with the Vikings to get a glimpse of who he is as both a quarterback and a person.
With Cousins and the Vikings now linked together, here is a look at Minnesota's new quarterback, how the partnership between Cousins and the Vikings has been intertwined and what lies ahead for both.