7 tantalizing Kirk Cousins takeaways from Netflix’s ‘Quarterback'

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins / David Berding/GettyImages
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Takeaway No. 4

Kirk Cousins is the polar opposite of Patrick Mahomes

In addition to Kirk Cousins, Patrick Mahomes and Marcus Mariota were also featured in the "Quarterback" docuseries. Mahomes, of course, had another magical season with the Kansas City Chiefs that resulted in a Super Bowl victory, and Mariota had a year to forget with the Atlanta Falcons.

Specifically, when it came to Mahomes and Cousins, there might not be two more opposite quarterbacks in the entire NFL.

The Chiefs quarterback spends his game talking trash to opponents, throwing no-look passes, and motivating his teammates on the sidelines. While the Minnesota signal-caller really lets his play do most of the talking.

Their off-the-field personas are quite different as well. Mahomes makes it well known that he has a massive amount of money with his designer clothes and a giant mansion that he had built in Kansas City last year, which includes his own football field.

Meanwhile, Cousins' wife dresses him like he's the dad in a 90s TV sitcom, and he spent the night after Minnesota's playoff loss to the New York Giants last season giving his kids a bath and reading them stories before their bedtime.

Two totally different approaches to life and to football, but Mahomes and Cousins have each found their own way of achieving success in their NFL careers.