Kirk Cousins Beats Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen, Jalen Hurts, and Other Elites in Decisive Stat, Sending NFL Fans Into a Frenzy

Published 12/04/2022, 2:06 PM EST
Oct 18, 2020; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) prepares to throw a pass as Atlanta Falcons linebacker Edmond Robinson (46) rushes during the first quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

As the NFL’s regular season is getting closer to its end, the MVP conversation has already started. Many teams are playing exceptional football at the moment, including the Chiefs, the Eagles, the Bills, and some others as well.

Apart from them, the Vikings surprised pretty much everyone this season and the performance of Kirk Cousins elated them. The veteran quarterback has helped his team massively, as they have dominated the NFC North division this season.


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After his amazing season so far, many experts and fans are considering him a potential MVP candidate. The statistics don’t lie, as Cousins posted some incredible numbers, which helped his team, particularly in the fourth quarter.

Kirk Cousins’ amazing season could lead him to his first MVP award

According to the latest statistics, Cousins is leading the NFL with the most fourth-quarter comebacks in the season, i.e. 6. Apart from that, he also has 6 game-winning drives this season, which is the most.

Moreover, he threw 2760 yards for 17 touchdowns in 11 games; he also has 2 rushing TDs as well. In terms of personal statistics, his last season was far better. However, his team is performing really well this season and could go all the way.


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Certainly, his numbers are not insane like Patrick Mahomes or Josh Allen. But his team is doing everything right at the moment and Cousins is also playing his part. They could be a surprise team in the Super Bowl like the Bengals were last year. If Cousins win the Super Bowl, he could snatch the MVP award from Allen or Mahomes or any other player.

NFL fans react to the Cousins’ MVP conversation

Sunday Night Football posted the MVP question and fans had their say about the whole matter. One fan thinks Cousins should not be in the MVP conversation unless he reaches the Super Bowl.

Another fan expressed the same opinion, as the fan believes Cousins is not raising the bar with his performances.

One fan felt sad for Cousins, as that person thinks Cousins should be in the MVP conversation; however, he doesn’t have the statistics.

One fan gave credit to the young wide receiver Justin Jefferson for the success of the Vikings.

Another fan thinks Jefferson should become the MVP.

One Twitter user feels Cousins is kind of underrated.

Interestingly, a few fans backed Cousins to get the MVP award for his great nature on and off the field.


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One more fan showed support for the Vikings QB and praised his performances, especially in crunch time.


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The Vikings have lost only two games this season, as they are on top of the NFC North division and could get the playoff spot pretty soon. On Sunday, they will play against the Jets, which will be a tough challenge for the Minnesota team.

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Debkinkar Maity

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Debkinkar Maity is a Tennis & NFL Author at EssentiallySports. His desire to become a sports journalist inspired him to take up a degree in journalism and mass communication, and he hasn't looked back ever since. Following the sport for over a decade now, Debkinkar has an ardent love for Roger Federer.

Edited By: Deepika Bhaduri