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Kirk Cousins

29-Year-Old Quarterback – Washington Redskins

2017 Pass/Rush Stats

Yds

3038

TD

19

INT

6

Yds

145

TD

3

2017 Pass/Rush Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

In two years as the full-time starter, Cousins has twice set the franchise record for passing yards in a season, leading the Redskins to consecutive winning campaigns for the first time in 20 years. L...

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2017 ADP:  81

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (QB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  5

HT: 6' 3"   WT: 202   DOB: 8/19/1988  College: Michigan State  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Kirk Cousins Contract Information:

Signed a non-exclusive franchise tender in March of 2017.

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Cousins completed 19 of 31 passes for 242 yards, two touchdowns, and an interception in Thursday's 20-10 Thanksgiving win over the Giants.

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Kirk Cousins NFL Stats
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  Passing Pass Distance Big Pass Games Rushing Fumbles
Year Age Team G Comp Att Pct Yards TD INT YPA 20+ 40+ 300+ 350+ 400+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost
2009 20 CFB 12 198 328 60.4% 2680 19 9 8.2 - - - - - 31 60 1.9 0 - -
2010 21 CFB 13 226 338 66.9% 2825 20 10 8.4 - - - - - 40 -136 -3.4 1 - -
2011 22 CFB 14 267 419 63.7% 3316 25 10 7.9 - - - - - 37 -39 -1.1 0 - -
2012 23 WAS 3 33 48 68.8% 466 4 3 9.7 6 2 1 0 0 3 22 7.3 0 1 0
2013 24 WAS 5 81 155 52.3% 854 4 7 5.5 6 2 1 1 0 4 14 3.5 0 3 2
2014 25 WAS 6 126 204 61.8% 1710 10 9 8.4 26 8 2 2 1 7 20 2.9 0 2 2
2015 26 WAS 16 379 543 69.8% 4166 29 11 7.7 50 8 7 1 0 26 48 1.8 5 9 3
2016 27 WAS 16 406 606 67.0% 4917 25 12 8.1 69 13 7 4 2 34 96 2.8 4 9 3
2017 28 WAS 11 249 376 66.2% 3038 19 6 8.1 42 8 5 1 0 36 145 4.0 3 10 4
2017 Proj 28 WAS Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Kirk Cousins

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Kirk Cousins Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Passing Stats Red Zone Passes Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rating Yds/G TD% INT% Sacks In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
2009 20 CFB 12 15.8 15.9 15.8 94.3 223 5.8 2.7 - - - - - - -
2010 21 CFB 13 14.3 14.3 14.3 100.0 217 5.9 3.0 - - - - - - -
2011 22 CFB 14 16.3 16.3 16.3 98.1 237 6.0 2.4 - - - - - - -
2012 23 WAS 3 12.3 12.3 12.3 101.6 155 8.3 6.3 3 5 3 3 1 0 0
2013 24 WAS 5 10.3 10.3 10.3 58.4 171 2.6 4.5 5 9 4 1 0 0 0
2014 25 WAS 6 18.4 18.4 18.4 86.4 285 4.9 4.4 8 26 6 3 1 1 0
2015 26 WAS 16 19.8 19.8 19.8 101.6 260 5.3 2.0 26 85 39 19 6 4 3
2016 27 WAS 16 20.6 20.6 20.6 97.2 307 4.1 2.0 23 87 40 22 7 4 3
2017 28 WAS 11 20.9 20.9 20.9 101.1 276 5.1 1.6 31 45 18 14 7 6 4
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Kirk Cousins – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Quarterback
  1. Kirk Cousins
  2. Colt McCoy
Washington Redskins

Snap Count Stats

656

Offensive Snaps in 2017

Kirk Cousins was on the field for 656 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Kirk Cousins was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
2015 1026 1
2016 1063 0
2017 656 0
Kirk Cousins 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Passing Pass Distance Rushing Fumbles Red Zone Passes Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Comp Att Pct Yards TD INT YPA 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Phi 63 0 23 40 57.5% 240 1 1 6.0 3 0 4 30 7.5 0 2 2 6 0 0 0 0 0
2 @LAR 71 0 18 27 66.7% 179 1 0 6.6 2 0 3 7 2.3 0 2 0 3 2 2 0 0 0
3 Oak 68 0 25 30 83.3% 365 3 0 12.2 6 2 1 2 2.0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0
4 @KC 50 0 14 24 58.3% 220 2 0 9.2 4 2 7 38 5.4 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1
5 BYE Bye Week
6 SF 74 0 25 37 67.6% 330 2 1 8.9 4 2 4 26 6.5 1 0 0 7 3 3 2 2 1
7 @Phi 64 0 30 40 75.0% 303 3 1 7.6 5 0 3 18 6.0 0 0 0 6 2 1 0 0 0
8 Dal 59 0 26 39 66.7% 263 1 1 6.7 4 1 1 0 0.0 0 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 0
9 @Sea 63 0 21 31 67.7% 247 0 0 8.0 4 0 3 4 1.3 0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0
10 Min 75 0 26 45 57.8% 327 1 1 7.3 5 0 4 5 1.3 2 0 0 9 7 5 2 2 2
11 @NO 69 0 22 32 68.8% 322 3 0 10.1 5 1 3 11 3.7 0 1 0 5 1 0 1 1 0
12 NYG 0 0 19 31 61.3% 242 2 1 7.8 0 0 3 4 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Dal
14 @LAC
15 Ari
16 Den
17 @NYG

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Kirk Cousins  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Quarterbacks
Height:   6' 3"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   202 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.93 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.50 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   7.05 sec
GOOD
Arm Length:   31.75 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.88 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   29 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   109 in
WEAK
Bench Press
Not Available
Washington Redskins Team Injury Report
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Rob Kelley  IR
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Terrell McClain  Inact
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Jordan Reed  Inact
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Caraun Reid  Inact
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Chase Roullier  Inact
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Trent Williams  Inact

Kirk Cousins: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Cousins completed 22 of 32 passes for 322 yards and three touchdowns without an interception while rushing three times for 11 yards in Sunday's 34-31 overtime loss to the Saints.

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Cousins completed 26 of 45 passes for 327 yards, one touchdown and one interception in Sunday's 38-30 loss to the Vikings. He added five yards and two touchdowns on four carries.

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Cousins completed 21 of 31 pass attempts for 247 yards and no touchdowns in Sunday's 17-14 win over Seattle. He also added four yards on three rushes and lost a fumble.

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Cousins likely will be directing an injury-marred Washington offense Sunday in Seattle, Field Yates of ESPN.com reports.

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Cousins completed 26 of 39 pass attempts for 263 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 33-19 loss to the Cowboys. He also threw an interception and lost a fumble.

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Cousins completed 30 of 40 passes for 303 yards, three touchdowns and an interception in Monday night's 34-24 loss to the Eagles. He also rushed three times for 18 yards.

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Cousins completed 25 of 37 passes for 330 yards, two touchdowns, and a pick in Sunday's 26-24 win over the 49ers. He added 26 yards and a touchdown on four carries.

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Cousins completed 14 of 24 attempts for 220 yards and two touchdowns and added 38 rushing yards on seven attempts in Monday's 29-20 loss to the Chiefs.

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Cousins missed Friday's practice while preparing for the birth of his first child, but he's still expected to play in Monday's game against the Chiefs, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

A fourth-round afterthought in the 2012 draft class that brought Robert Griffin to Washington, Cousins got playing time in each of his first three seasons due to Griffin's injury issues, and was finally given the full-time starting job in training camp heading into last year. He more than seized his opportunity, putting up very good numbers and leading the team to an NFC East title. While he doesn't possess ideal arm strength, his accuracy on shorter routes is excellent, with his 75.2 completion percentage on passes inside 15 yards ranking second in the NFL to Ben Roethlisberger among starters. Cousins' work ethic has never been in question, endearing him to head coach Jay Gruden, and he's also lauded for his leadership qualities, with a clip of him shouting "You like that!" to a reporter after the largest comeback win in franchise history became a rallying cry for the team after it went viral. Despite that successful campaign, his future in Washington isn't totally secure. He had yet to sign a long-term contract with the club at press time, and could play 2016 under the franchise tag he signed in March. Washington did add to its talent level on the offensive side, selecting wide receiver Josh Doctson in the first round, which could perhaps help Cousins produce even stronger numbers in a contract season.

2015

Cousins played in six games in 2014, registering 1,710 passing yards, 10 touchdowns and nine interceptions following a dislocated ankle that caused Robert Griffin III to miss significant time. Whispers arose that Cousins was better suited for Head Coach Jay Grudenís system, but several mediocre performances sent him back to the bench in favor of Colt McCoy. After approaching the 2015 campaign competing once again with McCoy for backup duty, the franchise switched QB gears in late August, when coach Jay Gruden confirmed that Cousins will be Washington's starter for the upcoming season.

2014

Cousins is destined to backup RGIII again in 2014. He played in five games in 2013 and did not perform as well as his rookie season. He completed 52 percent of his passes including four touchdowns and seven interceptions. RGIII is a year removed from reconstructive knee surgery and is healthy going into training camp which means Cousins is not expected to see the field.

2013

Cousins looked really good in limited 2012 action, completing 68.8 percent of his passes and averaging 9.7 YPA. In his lone start, Cousins completed 26 of his 37 passes for 329 yards and two scores. Of course, he's merely Robert Griffin's backup and RGIII (coming off a serious knee injury) looking good to go for the Redskins' season opener.

2012

Cousins was drafted in the fourth round in 2012. He will compete for the backup quarterback position with veteran and former starter Rex Grossman. The team loved the value of taking Cousins in the fourth round as he was consider a potential starter. The team is heavily invested in starter Robert Griffin III so don't expect Cousins to see the field unless something catastrophic happened to Griffin.