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QB Kirk Cousins signs one-year contract extension with Minnesota Vikings

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) throws during the fourth quarter against the Green Bay Packers at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Kirk Cousins will be sticking with the Minnesota Vikings this season.

Cousins signed a one-year contract extension that locks him up through the 2023 season, his agent, Mike McCartney, announced Sunday night on Twitter.

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Cousins gets $35 million guaranteed as part of his new deal, NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero reported Sunday.

Cousins was viewed as a possibility for quarterback-needy teams around the NFL before this new deal. New Vikings head coach Kevin O’Connell and general manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah elected to lock up their signal-caller for another season rather than dealing him, however.

The 33-year-old Viking earned a career-high 88.2 overall PFF grade in 2021 with Minnesota while completing 66.3% of his passes for 4,221 yards with 33 touchdowns and seven interceptions.

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