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Five Vikings who need to live up to their contracts in 2018

4 monthes ago   |   By Startribune

Kirk Cousins has continually said, since signing a record-setting deal with the Vikings fully guaranteeing him $84 million, that he'll take expectations one day at a time.
Such banalities of sports are often overworked, but in Cousins' case imagining the full scope of expectations could be daunting. The Vikings' Super Bowl window is open now with a young, reigning No. 1 defense nearly returning in full and the final, evasive piece, Cousins, in place.
So begins our list of Vikings who need to live up to their 2018 salaries.
1. Quarterback Kirk Cousins Cap number: $24,000,000 2018 salary...
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