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Last offseason, the Jets offered quarterback Kirk Cousins more money but he chose Vikings. "Criticism's going to be a part of it," Cousins said.
Rookie cornerback Mike Hughes will be lost for the remainder of the season because of a torn knee ligament suffered Sunday against Arizona.
Though he still completed 70.5 percent of his passes on Sunday, Kirk Cousins' day against the Cardinals — during which he went 24-for-34 for 233…
The Vikings overcame seven tipped passes and the likelihood that their first-round draft pick will be lost for the season by relying on a previously absent running game and stout defense.
If the Cardinals can win, it would be the franchise's first victory in Minnesota since 1977, when they were in St. Louis and the Vikings were at Met Stadium.
Vikings Insider: A couple of years before the Vikings drafted Dalvin Cook, they brought in David Johnson for a pre-draft look following his college career at Northern Iowa.
While Everson Griffen remains away from the team dealing with mental health issues, the Vikings have turned to Stephen Weatherly, who forced a pivotal fumble in the victory over the Eagles.
Bringing in John DeFilippo at offensive coordinator and Kirk Cousins at quarterback paid off for the Vikings as they built a 17-point lead and held off the Eagles 23-21 in their NFC title-game rematch.
As Harrison Smith continues to fashion a career that could have him on a Hall of Fame trajectory, he's driven by an approach that leaves little room for half measures.
A Week 5 victory over the defending Super Bowl champions wouldn't avenge the NFC title game loss, but its benefits would be clear.