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(Photo by Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports) Kirk Cousins
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Cousins is heating up

Back in Week 2, Kirk Cousins had arguably his worst game as a starting quarterback in the NFL. During the Vikings’ 28-11 loss to the Indianapolis Colts (who have now won three-straight games), Cousins completed just 42.3 percent of his passes for 113 yards, no touchdowns, three interceptions, and an embarrassing 15.9 rating.

Since then, the Minnesota quarterback has completed 65.3 percent of his throws for 511 yards (255.5 average), four touchdowns, two interceptions, and a 110.2 rating.

Cousins got off to a bit of a slow start last year and it’s starting to seem like this is the case again this season. The Vikings saw their quarterback find his groove in October of last year and it resulted in him being named the NFC Offensive Player of the Month.

Will Cousins continue to improve during Minnesota’s next few games and earn himself another Player of the Month award? The Vikings are certainly hoping for a second season of “Kirktober”.