Falcons Secure Deal with Kirk Cousins


Falcons Secure Deal with Kirk Cousins

Kirk Cousins is set to join the Atlanta Falcons, as confirmed by his agent Mike McCartney on Monday afternoon. The quarterback plans to sign a four-year deal with the team, with specific terms of the contract yet to be disclosed. Rumors had been circulating that the Falcons were in the running for Cousins’ services, with the decision boiling down to either Atlanta or staying with the Minnesota Vikings.

With Cousins now committed to the Falcons, he will shift his focus to rehabbing his Achilles and preparing to lead an offense that includes talents such as first-round picks Bijan Robinson, Drake London, and Kyle Pitts. In 2023, the Falcons struggled due to poor quarterback performances, but Cousins’ addition should strengthen their chances in the competitive NFC South as Raheem Morris takes on his first season as head coach.

As a result of Cousins’ departure, the Vikings will now need to start their search for a new quarterback. The success of the team in the NFC North will heavily depend on who they choose to fill the void left by Cousins, as they aim to remain competitive in the division moving forward.

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