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Kirk Cousins

QB

#8

Experience: 12 years

Height: 6-3

Age: 35

Weight: 205 lbs

College: Michigan State

2023 SEASON

  • TDS
    18
  • INT
    5
  • YDS
    2331
  • RTG
    103.78
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WK OPP RESULT COMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK SCKY RATE ATT YDS AVG TD FUM LOST
1 Buccaneers L 17 - 20 33 44 344 7.8 2 1 2 16 102.8 3 7 2.3 0 2 2
2 @Eagles L 28 - 34 31 44 364 8.3 4 0 2 18 125.6 1 1
3 Chargers L 24 - 28 32 50 367 7.3 3 1 4 22 97.7 1 10 10 0
4 @Panthers W 21 - 13 12 19 139 7.3 2 2 2 9 80.7 1 0 0 0 1 0
5 Chiefs L 20 - 27 29 47 284 6 2 0 3 25 92.9 3 5 1.7 0 1 0
6 @Bears W 19 - 13 21 31 181 5.8 1 0 2 7 93.6 2 -5 -2.5 0 2 1
7 49ers W 22 - 17 35 45 378 8.4 2 1 0 0 107.2 2 -1 -0.5 0
8 @Packers W 24 - 10 23 31 274 8.8 2 0 2 13 122.2 2 9 4.5 0

Career Stats

QB Career

SEASON TEAM G GS COMP ATT YDS AVG TD INT SCK SCKY RATE ATT YDS AVG TD FUM LOST
2012 Washington Commanders 3 1 33 48 466 9.7 4 3 3 27 101.6 3 22 7.3 0 1 0
2013 Washington Commanders 5 3 81 155 854 5.5 4 7 5 32 58.4 4 14 3.5 0 3 2
2014 Washington Commanders 6 5 126 204 1710 8.4 10 9 8 70 86.4 7 20 2.9 0 2 2
2015 Washington Commanders 16 16 379 543 4166 7.7 29 11 26 186 101.6 26 48 1.8 5 9 3
2016 Washington Commanders 16 16 406 606 4917 8.1 25 12 23 190 97.2 34 96 2.8 4 9 3
2017 Washington Commanders 16 16 347 540 4093 7.6 27 13 41 342 93.8 49 179 3.6 4 13 5
2018 Minnesota Vikings 16 16 425 606 4298 7.1 30 10 40 262 99.7 44 123 2.8 1 9 7
2019 Minnesota Vikings 15 15 307 444 3603 8.1 26 6 28 206 107.4 31 63 2 1 10 3
2020 Minnesota Vikings 16 16 349 516 4265 8.3 35 13 39 256 105 32 156 4.9 1 9 5
2021 Minnesota Vikings 16 16 372 561 4221 7.5 33 7 28 197 103.1 29 115 4 1 12 2
2022 Minnesota Vikings 17 17 424 643 4547 7.1 29 14 46 329 92.5 31 97 3.1 2 7 3
2023 Minnesota Vikings 8 8 216 311 2331 7.5 18 5 17 110 103.8 14 25 1.8 0 7 4
TOTAL 150 145 3465 5177 39471 7.6 270 110 304 2207 98.2 304 958 3.2 19 91 39

Biography

• Ranks 2nd in Vikings history with 35 TD passes in a season in 2020, and his 8 games with 3+ passing TDs in 2020 is a Vikings record, passing Daunte Culpepper's 7 in 2000.

• Is 5th in Vikings history in QB starts (47) and 6th in wins (25).

• His 17 career games with 300+ passing yards, 3+ TDs and 115.0+ passer rating are the most in the opening 9 seasons of a QB's career in NFL history.

• His 107.4 passer rating in 2019 marked a personal best and stands as the 2nd-highest single-season rating in franchise history (Daunte Culpepper, 110.9 passer rating in 2004).

• Posted 5 games with an 80.0% completion mark in 2019 (min. 10 attempts), a single-season NFL record.

• Became the 3rd-fastest player in NFL history to complete 2,000 passes vs. Denver (11/17/19), needing only 89 games.

• Cousins' 137.1 passer rating in the month of October in 2019 was the 2nd-highest in a month in NFL history, trailing only Peyton Manning's 138.0 rating in September of 2013. Earned NFC Offensive Player of the Month for his efforts.

OFF THE FIELD

• Married his wife, Julie, in the 2014 offseason. The couple welcomed their 1st child, Cooper, in the fall of 2017 and their 2nd, Turner, in the spring of 2019.

• Father, Don, is a minister and his mother, MaryAnn, is a flight attendant.

• Brother, Kyle, lettered 4 times as a pitcher at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

• Published his 1st book, Game Changers: Faith, Football, & Finding Your Way, in 2013.

• Graduated from Michigan State with 3.68 GPA in kinesiology.

• A frequent guest speaker at churches around the country.

• Surprised 50 children from People Serving People, the region's largest homeless shelter, with a Halloween party in 2019, buying the kids' costumes before ending the night at TCO Performance Center.

• Together with Sleep Number, surprised Minnesota student athletes selected as the Vikings 2019 Community Captains.

• Supported Urban Homeworks, a nonprofit that builds affordable housing in urban areas, through the 2018 My Cause My Cleats campaign.

• Annually holds a summer youth football camp in Holland, MI, and held his 1st in Minnesota in June 2019.

• In October of 2018 launched the Julie and Kirk Cousins Foundation, which aims to inspire generosity in others and make famous the generous heart of God.

• Partnered with Hy-Vee on a cereal, Cousins CinnaMinn Snaps, in 2020 with all proceeds to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities.

• Has his own website, KirkCousins.org.

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