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Kirk Cousins Mulls Switch to NFC Powerhouse



The Minnesota Vikings are undoubtedly eager to retain the services of Kirk Cousins, their seasoned quarterback stalwart. However, as the NFL’s free agency period looms, there’s a palpable buzz suggesting that Cousins may be contemplating a potential move to the Atlanta Falcons.

Recent reports, notably from Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio, indicate that Cousins is giving serious consideration to the prospect of joining the Falcons. What makes this possibility particularly intriguing is the personal connection Cousins shares with the Atlanta area. His wife, Julie, hails from Alpharetta, a mere 30-minute drive from Atlanta, and her parents still reside in the vicinity.

The implications of Cousins’ potential decision extend beyond just his own career trajectory. It could significantly alter the quarterback landscape across the league. Meanwhile, the Falcons have also expressed interest in another available quarterback, further adding to the intrigue surrounding their offseason plans.

Amidst this uncertainty, Vikings head coach Kevin O’Connell has acknowledged the realistic possibility of Cousins exploring options elsewhere. Nonetheless, Cousins has undeniably left a substantial mark during his tenure with the Vikings since 2018, boasting six productive seasons and securing three Pro Bowl selections.

As a seasoned 12-year NFL veteran, Cousins initially made his mark with the Washington Commanders, his first NFL team. Remarkably, they too have emerged as contenders for his services, further fueling speculation and anticipation surrounding his impending decision.