What's Kirk Cousins done to get millions?

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It appears the Minnesota Vikings will be signing Cousins by inking him to a three-year deal worth $84 million, a contract that is expected to be fully guaranteed. He was placed under a franchise tag the last two years. Free agents can begin signing with teams at 4 p.m. on Wednesday.

The 29-year-old quarterback was one of the top targets in free agency for several teams. Cousins numbers are nearly the same as Case Keenum's numbers last year, with the only difference being that Cousins has averaged that over three years and Keenum was a breakout in 2017.

Earlier on Tuesday, Cousins' agent Mike McCartney told ESPN: "No final decisions have been made".

Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) passes the ball in front of New York Giants defensive end Olivier Vernon (54) in the first quarter at FedEx Field.

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Teddy Bridgewater is the New York Jets next plan after their attempts to lure Cousins for more than the Vikings fell through, according to ESPN. "The plan is to visit Minnesota first".

The quarterback reports started with the Denver Broncos attracting Case Keenum for a two-year, $36 million contract.

However, there were reports in recent days - like one from Yahoo's Charles Robinson - that the Packers and Rodgers were waiting until the Cousins deal was done, to set the market for what Rodgers would receive. No matter who the Jets pick, they'll need to cultivate a good young quarterback, something they have failed to do for years. Once again it was Schefter as he revealed the terms negotiated as a three-year, fully guaranteed pact between Cousins and the Vikings.

In 2017 Cousins topped the 4,000-yard mark for the third straight season. As the Redskins' signal caller, the former Pro-Bowler set single-season franchise records for passing yards multiple times.

In his three years as a full-time starter, Cousins is third in the National Football League in completion percentage and sixth in passer rating, with those numbers comparing to Aaron Rodgers. He entered Minnesota's Week 15 game against the Cincinnati Bengals this past season, during which received a standing ovation, but Case Keenum already had solidified himself as the Vikings' starting quarterback by that point.

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