Explained: Kirk Cousins’ Ranking among All NFL QBs

Nov 8, 2020; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) under center in the first quarter against the Detroit Lions at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

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This is Episode 57 of VikesNow, a YouTube channel devoted to daily Minnesota Vikings analysis. This episode examines where Kirk Cousins falls in the NFL’s QB pecking order.

Particularly, Cousins’ 2021 performance, contract, and standing compared to peers are discussed.

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Dustin Baker is a political scientist who graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2007. Subscribe to his daily YouTube Channel, VikesNow. He hosts a podcast with Bryant McKinnie, which airs every Wednesday with Raun Sawh and Sally from Minneapolis. His Viking fandom dates back to 1996. Listed guilty pleasures: Peanut Butter Ice Cream, ‘The Sopranos,’ and The Doors (the band).