Cousins agrees to one-year, $35 million extension with Vikings
Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins has agreed to a one-year, $35 million fully guaranteed contract extension with the team, sources tell 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS.
The new contract keeps Cousins in Minnesota through the 2023 season and comes with a no-trade clause and includes two void years in 2024 and 2025 which will create $14 million in immediate salary cap space.
Cousins has accumulated a 33-29-1 regular season record as the Vikings starting quarterback over the last four seasons. His only playoff appearance in Minnesota was 2019 when they beat New Orleans in the wild-card round but were defeated by the 49ers in the divisional round. Cousins threw for 4,221 yards and 33 touchdown passes last season.