Kirk Cousins Primed for Week 2 Showdown Against Vulnerable Eagles Defense 


Favorable Matchup 

Kirk Cousins and the Vikings face the Eagles in Week 2, capitalizing on Philadelphia's weak pass defense, which allows an average of 306 passing yards per game, ranking fourth-worst in the NFL. 

Last Season's Success 

In the previous season, Cousins threw for 4,547 yards, averaging 267.5 yards per game, with a completion rate of 65.9%. He also recorded 29 touchdown passes and just 14 interceptions. 

Rushing Threat 

Cousins contributed with his legs, tallying 97 rushing yards and two touchdowns, averaging 5.7 yards per game. 

Eagles' Passing Defense 

The Eagles struggled against opposing quarterbacks last season, surrendering passing yards and touchdowns to multiple QBs. 

Passing TDs Galore 

Philadelphia allowed at least one passing touchdown to 15 different quarterbacks and two or more to six of them last season. 

Strong Pass Defense 

However, the Eagles excelled in limiting opponents to an average of just 179.8 passing yards per game, boasting one of the best pass defenses in the league. 

Vikings Player Previews 

Take a closer look at other key Vikings players like T.J. Hockenson, Justin Jefferson, and Alexander Mattison. 

Cousins' Betting Odds 

Check out the latest betting odds and consider placing your bets on Kirk Cousins and the Vikings with BetMGM Sportsbook. 

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