Charley Walters: It's Vikings' fault they're stuck with Kirk Cousins

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Charley Walters: It's Vikings' fault they're stuck with Kirk Cousins
Charley Walters: It's Vikings' fault they're stuck with Kirk Cousins

In 1969, after the Minnesota Twins sent me down to pitch at Class AA Charlotte, N.C., the Charlotte manager took me out of a game because I had given up too many hits. Feeling dejected in the clubhouse, the team's equipment manager approached, patted me on the back and said, “Don't feel bad. We don't blame you, we blame the scout who signed you.” The same can be said of Kirk Cousins, the Vikings' quarterback who played poorly in last Sunday's disappointing 21-16 loss in Green Bay. The people who should be most blamed for the defeat are the people who signed Cousins to a guaranteed $84 million, three-year, no-trade contract. Cousins, when signed as a free agent 18 months ago, was not considered

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