Kirk
Cousins (#8)

QB - Minnesota Vikings

Age 34
Exp 12th Season
HT/WT 6'3" / 205 LBS
Bye 7
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2022 Season Projections
Updated: Tuesday, December 6, 2022 1:07 PM
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2022 Stats
GAME PASSING RUSHING FUMBLES
Week OPP RATING CMP ATT PCT YDS Y/A TD INT SACKS ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
1 GB 118.9 23 32 71.9 277.0 8.7 2 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2 @PHI 51.1 27 46 58.7 221.0 4.8 1 3 2 2 20 10.0 13 0 1 0
3 DET 93.6 24 41 58.5 260.0 6.3 2 0 1 1 -1 -1.0 -1 0 0 0
4 @NO 84.7 25 38 65.8 273.0 7.2 1 1 3 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
5 CHI 94.7 32 41 78.0 296.0 7.2 1 1 1 4 4 1.0 5 1 0 0
6 @MIA 104.2 20 30 66.7 175.0 5.8 2 0 3 2 -5 -2.5 -1 0 0 0
8 ARI 103.0 24 36 66.7 232.0 6.4 2 0 3 4 22 5.5 17 1 1 1
9 @WAS 81.8 22 40 55.0 265.0 6.6 2 1 2 2 -2 -1.0 2 0 0 0
10 @BUF 71.8 30 50 60.0 357.0 7.1 1 2 4 6 12 2.0 15 0 2 0
11 DAL 64.6 12 23 52.2 105.0 4.6 0 0 7 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 1
12 NE 116.1 30 37 81.1 299.0 8.1 3 1 1 1 -1 -1.0 -1 0 0 0
13 NYJ 82.2 21 35 60.0 173.0 4.9 1 0 2 3 9 3.0 11 0 0 0
14 @DET 124.5 31 41 75.6 425.0 10.4 2 0 3 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
15 IND 99.3 34 54 63.0 460.0 8.5 4 2 7 2 0 0.0 1 0 0 0
16 NYG 107.9 34 48 70.8 299.0 6.2 3 0 4 1 2 2.0 2 0 0 0
17 @GB 49.2 18 31 58.1 205.0 6.6 1 3 2 3 37 12.3 19 0 2 1
18 @CHI 130.2 17 20 85.0 225.0 11.2 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Career Stats
SEASON PASSING RUSHING FUMBLES
YEAR GP RATING CMP ATT PCT YDS Y/A TD INT SACKS ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
2012 3 101.6 33 48 68.8 466.0 9.7 4 3 3 3 22 7.3 17 0 1 0
2013 5 58.4 81 155 52.3 854.0 5.5 4 7 5 4 14 3.5 6 0 3 2
2014 6 86.4 126 204 61.8 1,710.0 8.4 10 9 8 7 20 2.9 12 0 2 2
2015 16 101.6 379 543 69.8 4,166.0 7.7 29 11 26 26 48 1.8 13 5 9 3
2016 16 97.2 406 606 67.0 4,917.0 8.1 25 12 23 34 96 2.8 19 4 9 3
2017 16 93.9 347 540 64.3 4,093.0 7.6 27 13 41 49 179 3.7 18 4 13 5
2018 16 99.7 425 606 70.1 4,298.0 7.1 30 10 40 44 123 2.8 19 1 9 7
2019 15 107.4 307 444 69.1 3,603.0 8.1 26 6 28 31 63 2.0 14 1 10 3
2020 16 105.0 349 516 67.6 4,265.0 8.3 35 13 39 32 156 4.9 16 1 9 5
2021 16 103.1 372 561 66.3 4,221.0 7.5 33 7 28 29 115 4.0 29 1 12 2
2022 17 92.5 424 643 65.9 4,547.0 7.1 29 14 46 31 97 3.1 19 2 7 3
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Kirk Cousins - Plays well in playoff loss

Cousins completed 31 of 39 pass attempts for 273 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 31-24 wild-card round loss to the Giants. He also punched in a one-yard touchdown on his lone rushing attempt.

Kirk Cousins - Makes abbreviated appearance

Cousins completed 17 of 20 passes for 225 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 29-13 win over the Bears.

Kirk Cousins - May not play full game

Head coach Kevin O'Connell intimated Friday that Cousins and other key starters on offense and defense may not play the entirety of the Vikings' Week 18 game in Chicago, Joe Nelson of SI.com reports. "We've got a pretty clear cut plan with how we want to go about the whole game, but we're going to go in with the expectation of our guys going and try to get off to a good start and play good football," O'Connell said.

Kirk Cousins - Another big effort in win

Cousins completed 34 of 48 passes for 299 yards and three touchdowns in Saturday's 27-24 win over the Giants.

Kirk Cousins - Four TDs in 33-point comeback

Cousins completed 34 of 54 passes for 460 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions in Saturday's 39-36 overtime win over the Colts.

Kirk Cousins - Racks up numbers in loss

Cousins completed 31 of 41 passes for 425 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions in the Vikings' 34-23 loss to the Lions on Sunday.

Kirk Cousins - Manages Vikings to victory

Cousins completed 21 of 35 passes for 173 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions in Sunday's 27-22 win over the Jets.

Kirk Cousins - Prolific production in Week 12 win

Cousins completed 30 of 37 passes for 299 yards with three touchdowns and one interception in the Vikings' 33-26 win over the Patriots on Thursday night. He also netted minus-1 yard on one rush attempt.

Kirk Cousins - Pulled after poor showing

Cousins completed just 12 of 23 pass attempts for 105 yards while losing a fumble in Sunday's 40-3 blowout loss to Dallas.

Kirk Cousins - Strong showing in close win

Cousins completed 22 of 40 passes for 265 yards with two touchdowns and one interception in the Vikings' 20-17 win over the Commanders on Sunday. He also netted minus-2 yards on two rush attempts.

Kirk Cousins - Three total TDs in win

Cousins completed 24 of 36 passes for 232 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions in the Vikings' 34-26 win over the Cardinals on Sunday. He also rushed four times for 22 yards and another score and lost a fumble.

Kirk Cousins - Two touchdowns in win

Cousins completed 20 of 30 passes for 175 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions in the Vikings' 24-16 win over the Dolphins on Sunday. He also netted minus-5 yards on two carries.

Kirk Cousins - Totals two touchdowns

Cousins completed 32 of 41 passes for 296 yards, a touchdown and an interception in Sunday's 29-22 win over the Bears. He also rushed four times for four yards and another score.

Kirk Cousins - Mediocre in victory

Cousins completed 25 of 38 passes for 273 yards, one touchdown and one interception in Sunday's 28-25 win over the Saints.

Kirk Cousins - Two touchdowns in victory

Cousins completed 24 of 41 passes for 260 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in Sunday's 28-24 win over the Lions.

Kirk Cousins - Takes step back in Week 2

Cousins completed 27 of 46 attempts for 221 yards with a touchdown and three interceptions and rushed twice for 20 yards in the Vikings' 24-7 loss to the Eagles on Monday night. He also committed a fumble recovered by Minnesota.

Kirk Cousins - Throws two touchdowns

Cousins completed 23 of 32 passes for 277 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 23-7 win over the Packers.

Kirk Cousins - Next start will be in Week 1

Cousins is not in line to play in Saturday's preseason finale against the Broncos.

Kirk Cousins - Doesn't expect to play in preseason finale

Cousins doesn't expect to play in Saturday's preseason finale against the Broncos, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Kirk Cousins - Not playing Saturday

Cousins and most other starters are not expected to play in Saturday's preseason game against the 49ers.

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