National Football League free agency 2018: Kirk Cousins reportedly to sign with Minnesota Vikings

National Football League free agency 2018: Kirk Cousins reportedly to sign with Minnesota Vikings

The Vikings offered Cousins a three-year deal that pays $28 million annually, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, who added the team believes it will have a commitment from the quarterback by the end of his visit Thursday. They have a league-high $90 million in cap room, so they can front-load a contract with a boatload of cash in the first year. The number is slightly less than the $90 million, $30 million per year reports that had surfaced last week.

A person familiar with the situation confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday that the fifth-year player reached an agreement to sign a five-year contract with Buffalo.

For the past few weeks, the idea of the Minnesota Vikings actually signing Kirk Cousins to be their quarterback this offseason continued to consistently pick up steam as time went by. Since Favre's retirement in 2010, the Vikings have tried a bevy of quarterbacks from draft picks to free agent signings. We saw how far Keenum was capable of going in the playoffs this past year, and while the Vikings have a younger roster than the Broncos, I think Denver has a couple of years with their current core of players to compete for a title yet.

Bradford, the emergency replacement for Bridgewater, produced a career-best performance to start 2017 before redeveloping his own knee trouble.

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He was selected by the Redskins in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Cousins is coming off a 2017-18 campaign in which he threw for 4,093 yards, 27 touchdowns and 13 interceptions while completing 64.3 percent of his passing attempts. Had he played for the Eagles, he would have worked with quarterbacks coach John DeFilippo; if Cousins gets his deal done with the Vikings, DeFilippo would be his offensive coordinator. The Vikings had the money to add Cousins and they did it.

Overall, letting Cousins walk doesn't appear to be a big deal. He will not be last. It is likely a couple will be elsewhere by 2020.

If negotiations hit a snag, there would be no clear backup plan in place for the Vikings. The future is secondary.