Cousins signs 2 year extension (Details)

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Cousins signs 2 year extension (Details)

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For the #Vikings and QB Kirk Cousins, it’s a 2-year deal worth $66M, source said. In all, it’s 3 years, $96M. $61M guaranteed at signing.
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Re: Cousins signs 2 year extension (Details)

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Summing up the #Vikings deal for Kirk Cousins: 2 new years worth $66M. So 3 years in all for $96M. He has $61M guaranteed at signing. An additional $35M is guaranteed for injury but converts to a fully at the beginning of the 2021 season. They won’t cut him after 1 year and $61M.
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Re: Cousins signs 2 year extension (Details)

Post by Maelstrom88 » Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:38 am

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Cousins' 2020 cap hit is lowered by $10 million, so it's now $21 million. What Cousins and his agent fought for in 2018 is essentially what they got on the extension. This deal is essentially GTD b/c the Vikings aren't likely to cut him after 1 season and pay him $61 million.
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Re: Cousins signs 2 year extension (Details)

Post by YikesVikes » Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:54 am

Who is negotiating these deals? Jesus help us.
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Re: Cousins signs 2 year extension (Details)

Post by Mothman » Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:57 am

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I like Cousins but continuing to pay him so much guaranteed money seems like a very questionable choice.
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Re: Cousins signs 2 year extension (Details)

Post by Dames » Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:23 am

Mothman wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:57 am
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I like Cousins but continuing to pay him so much guaranteed money seems like a very questionable choice.
I agree. I don't think he's a horrible QB, but damn that's a lot. I understand it, because it's better for THIS year, but it also means we are married to him longer, and more importantly we are unlikely going to draft a QB soon.
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Re: Cousins signs 2 year extension (Details)

Post by StumpHunter » Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:29 pm

Weirdest contract ever. 2 years? Why?

Then there is the fact it becomes fully guaranteed if they don't cut or trade him after next March? Did I read that right?

Just bizarre.
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Re: Cousins signs 2 year extension (Details)

Post by Rhodes Closed » Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:35 pm

StumpHunter wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:29 pm
Weirdest contract ever. 2 years? Why?

Then there is the fact it becomes fully guaranteed if they don't cut or trade him after next March? Did I read that right?

Just bizarre.
It basically means we're planning on moving on and trading him next year.
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Re: Cousins signs 2 year extension (Details)

Post by IIsweet » Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:44 pm

I have been hoping for a draft pick at QB. Hurts in rd3 would be awesome, but we need to draft wisely and release some players in next few years. I don't understand giving Cousins a ton of money unless they think he can win a SB
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Re: Cousins signs 2 year extension (Details)

Post by J. Kapp 11 » Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:56 pm

StumpHunter wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:29 pm
Weirdest contract ever. 2 years? Why?

Then there is the fact it becomes fully guaranteed if they don't cut or trade him after next March? Did I read that right?

Just bizarre.
It's essentially the same contract as two years ago when we first got him.

Or perhaps "kicking the can down the road."
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Re: Cousins signs 2 year extension (Details)

Post by J. Kapp 11 » Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:57 pm

Rhodes Closed wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:35 pm
StumpHunter wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:29 pm
Weirdest contract ever. 2 years? Why?

Then there is the fact it becomes fully guaranteed if they don't cut or trade him after next March? Did I read that right?

Just bizarre.
It basically means we're planning on moving on and trading him next year.
Nobody's going to take on that contract. You're looking at upwards of $40 million for year 2022.
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Re: Cousins signs 2 year extension (Details)

Post by Rhodes Closed » Mon Mar 16, 2020 3:30 pm

J. Kapp 11 wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 1:57 pm
Rhodes Closed wrote:
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It basically means we're planning on moving on and trading him next year.
Nobody's going to take on that contract. You're looking at upwards of $40 million for year 2022.
Never say never. Texans traded Hopkins for jack and coke; there are plenty of idiots who will bite.
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Re: Cousins signs 2 year extension (Details)

Post by S197 » Mon Mar 16, 2020 4:40 pm

So much for a selfless guy who isn't in it for the money. He's going to bleed this team dry just like Stafford. At least it's only 2 years, hopefully we'll have more competent management by then.
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Re: Cousins signs 2 year extension (Details)

Post by fiestavike » Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:07 pm

Jesus...This guy is such a dud. What a brain dead franchise.
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Re: Cousins signs 2 year extension (Details)

Post by Maelstrom88 » Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:15 pm

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According to Over the Cap, Minnesota Vikings Kirk Cousins will be paid $21 million in 2020, $31 million in 2021 and a whopping $45 million in 2022.


Me: he has a 10 million dead cap hit in 2022 so if they want to part ways they save 35 million. I'm wondering what QBs will make on average when 2022 rolls around.
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