Where does the Minnesota Vikings quarterback rank among his peers in 2020?
Whether or not Minnesota Vikings signal-caller Kirk Cousins is an upper-echelon quarterback is a chippy topic for NFL pundits and fans.
Cousins spent his first six seasons in the nation’s capital playing for the Washington Football Team and the stigma of doing so follows the 32-year-old relentlessly.
From a numbers standpoint, Cousins undoubtedly has the accolades to run with the elite-caliber quarterbacks in the league. What he doesn’t have is the illustrious win-loss record, nor does he have the championship(s).
In Washington, both of those items were difficult to obtain. His first two seasons in Minnesota have been semi-heartening, but only one playoff win has emerged.
Cousins is the only quarterback in the NFL to throw 25 or more touchdown passes in each of the last five seasons. This stat has no caveats and is not interpretive. If nothing else, the Vikings quarterback is ultra-consistent and steadfastly healthy.
During his second season with Minnesota, he boasted the NFL’s fourth-best passer rating, but even that is disregarded by naysayers. Those individuals must feel a combination of passing yards, touchdowns, completion percentage, and interception stats is antiquated.
So let’s find out how various pundits size up Cousins for the 2020 season via quarterback rankings.