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Kirk Cousins ​​announces successful Achilles tendon surgery

Kirk Cousins ​​announces successful Achilles tendon surgery

Kevin SeifertNovember 1, 2023, 9:50 PM ETReading: 2 minutes.

The Vikings quarterback begins his rehab process after suffering a season-ending injury last Sunday

Egan – midfielder in Minnesota Vikings, Kirk Cousins, He underwent surgery Wednesday morning to repair the torn Achilles tendon, writing in social media posts that the procedure was a “success” and asking to “keep praying” as he begins his recovery.

the VikingsPointing out that “the team will continue to provide updates, as appropriate, during the recovery process.” Cousins“.

Cousins He was placed on injured reserve on Tuesday due to the injury that occurred during the team’s win on Sunday. Vikings By 24-10 during Green Bay Packers.

He was enjoying what the head coach had to say Kevin O’Connell Described as his best season National Football LeagueUntil the eighth week, Cousins He was tied for the league lead in touchdown passes (18), finished second in passing yards (2,331) and had the 10th-best QBR (63.5).

His contract will expire in March, after the deadline for teams to use the franchise tag expires Cousins A guaranteed trip to free agency if he wants it. but, O’Connell On Tuesday, he indicated a strong desire to retain him for the 2024 season.

“I know that he will be a free player after this season,” he noted. O’Connell“but Kirk He added: “He knows how I feel about him, and this is something that we hope will be resolved.”

Rookie midfielder Jarren Hall Will replace Cousins In the starting lineup on Sunday vs Atlanta Falcons. Tuesday, Vikings They got a veteran quarterback Joshua Dobbs Subordinate Arizona CardinalsAnd they will be ready for replacement Hall If necessary.

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