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Kirk Cousins

Kirk Cousins

Height: 6' 3"Weight: 202 lbsAge: 32College: Michigan StateDrafted: #102 (4th Rd. by Washington)

Week 2 Outlook

Sun 1:00pm ET
Matchup (?)
Week Rank (ECR) QB #22
Projection 16 pts


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Neither of the QBs in this matchup are exactly enticing from a fantasy perspective. While the Colts defense just get taken advantage of by Minshew, the Vikings are going to aim to run the ball until they absolutely have to throw it. This just doesn't create enough opportunity for Cousins to finish as a viable streaming option above some of the other options at the position. He's a mid-range QB2 this week.

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Kirk Cousins plays efficiently in Week 1 loss

Kirk Cousins completed 19 of 25 pass attempts for 259 yards, 2 TDs and an INT, adding four carries for 34 yards in the Vikings’ 43-34 loss to the Packers on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact

Cousins saw a small workload, though he made the most of it with an efficient afternoon, delivering two touchdown strikes to Adam Thielen. Cousins will occasionally put up a QB1 week, but he’s better suited for deeper leagues and 2QB formats due to the Vikings’ run-first gameplan.

Zachary Hanshew - 6 days ago
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Quick Grades Week 2 (Fantasy Football Start or Sit Advice) photo
Grades are assigned to 220 fantasy-relevant players to provide quick and easily-digestible advice and analysis for Week 2.
by Zachary Hanshew in FantasySep 18, 2020
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Week 2QB #22QB #10QB #29125
Rest of Season QB #22QB #21QB #243
Dynasty QB #22QB #12QB #2720
(Week 2)
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Projections (Week 2)
Pass CmpPass AttPass YdsPass TdsPass IntsRush AttRush YdsRush TdsFumblesPoints
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Statistics (avgs.)
Pass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Last Week259234022.8
Season to Date259234022.8
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPPass YdsPass TdsRush YdsRush TdsPoints
Week 1vs. GB259234022.8
Strength of Schedule
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Strength of Schedule (2020)
Next Game@ IND13th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesTEN, HOU, SEA16th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)TB, CHI, NO16th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--15th easiest remaining opponents
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Most Accurate Experts
for Kirk Cousins
Most accurate experts for Kirk Cousins
T-1.Scott EngelQB #25
T-1.Pierre CamusQB #25
T-1.Justin GeorgeQB #25
T-1.Jonathan HaysQB #16
5.Ken ZalisQB #23
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