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Embed This Kirk Cousins

Quarterback Age: 30 Exp: 7 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#102 overall), 2012 College: Michigan State Agent(s): Priority Sports
  • Current Contract

    Kirk Cousins signed a 3 year, $84,000,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including a $3,000,000 signing bonus, $84,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $28,000,000. In 2018, Cousins will earn a base salary of $22,500,000, a signing bonus of $3,000,000 and a workout bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $24,000,000 and a dead cap value of $83,000,000.

    Contract: 3 yr(s) / $84,000,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $28,000,000
    Total Guarantees $84,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $84,000,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Workout Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 30 $22,500,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 $24,000,000 $83,000,000 $26,000,000($26,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $83,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-59,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $3,500,000 2018 Cap Savings: $20,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $81,000,000 2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-57,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $1,500,000 2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $22,500,000
    2019 Contract details by year 31 $27,500,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 $29,000,000 $59,000,000 $28,000,000($54,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $59,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-30,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $27,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $58,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $-29,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $28,000,000
    2020 Contract details by year 32 $29,500,000 $1,000,000 $500,000 $31,000,000 $30,500,000 $30,000,000($84,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $30,500,000 2020 Cap Savings: $500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $30,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $30,500,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $30,000,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Fully Guaranteed $82.5M
    • Annual Workout Bonus: $500,000
    • Full No Trade Clause
    • No Transition Tag after 2020
    • Incentives:
      Super Bowl Win: $500,000
      Top 5 Points Scored + Super Bowl Win: $1M
      Top 3 Points Scored + Super Bowl Win: $1.5M
      Top 8 Points Scored + Super Bowl MVP: $2M

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2017Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $23,943,600
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $23,943,600
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2017 29 $23,943,600 - - $23,943,600 $23,943,600 $23,950,935($84,000,000)
    2018 Free agent year 30 UFA  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $390,000 $472,688 - - - - - $862,688
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 - - - - - - $480,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $570,000 - - - - - - $570,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $660,000 - - - - - $164,007 $824,007
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $19,953,000 - - - - - - $19,953,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $23,943,600 - - - - - $7,335 $23,950,935
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $22,500,000 $3,000,000 - $500,000 - - - $26,000,000
    7 seasons $68,496,600 $3,472,688 - $500,000 - - $171,342 $72,640,630
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $27,500,000 - - $500,000 - - - $28,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $29,500,000 - - $500,000 - - - $30,000,000
    $125,496,600 $3,472,688 - $1,500,000 - - $171,342 $130,640,630
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • 2018 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Kirk Cousins ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Cmp Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum AAV
    P.Rivers, LAC
    Similarity Score: 95.34%
    2 2 2 138 0.993 78 57 73.1 680 11.9 6 1 119.6 3 5 0 1 $15,300,000
    A.Dalton, CIN
    Similarity Score: 94.79%
    2 2 2 131 1 70 45 64.3 508 11.3 6 1 108.51 2 8 0 0 $16,000,000
    T.Brady, NE
    Similarity Score: 90.45%
    2 2 2 136 1 74 50 67.6 511 10.2 5 1 104.05 4 12 0 1 $7,536,250
    C.Newton, CAR
    Similarity Score: 81.58%
    2 2 2 134 1 71 49 69 496 10.1 3 1 96.92 18 100 1 0 $20,760,000
    R.Fitzpatrick, TB
    Similarity Score: 76.93%
    2 2 2 124 1 61 48 78.7 819 17.1 8 1 151.5 13 35 1 0 $927,000
     

    Statistics

    Season GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Cmp Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2018 2 2 2 144 1.000 84 55 65.5 669 12.2 6 1 108.68 6 31 0 0 53.86
    2017 16 16 16 1012 0.995 540 347 64.3 4093 11.8 27 13 93.85 49 179 4 13 277.62
    2016 16 16 16 1063 1.000 606 406 67 4917 12.1 25 12 97.22 34 96 4 9 300.28
    2015 16 16 16 1027 0.959 543 379 69.8 4166 11 29 11 101.58 26 48 5 9 291.44
    2014 10 6 5 357 0.339 204 126 61.8 1710 13.6 10 9 86.44 7 20 0 2 88.4
    2013 16 5 3 238 0.208 155 81 52.3 854 10.5 4 7 58.37 4 14 0 3 33.56
    2012 16 3 1 95 0.092 48 33 68.8 466 14.1 4 3 101.56 3 22 0 1 32.84