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    Vikings Sign Kirk Cousins to Fully Guaranteed Deal

    He just moved the goalposts. Likely hoping he’ll get them a shot at the Super Bowl, the Minnesota Vikings have reportedly signed Cousins — hardly the NFL’s most accomplished quarterback — to a contract that guarantees him a record $86 million over three years no matter how well he plays. That’s an unprecedented sweetener, and may wind up changing the game as other QBs, like Aaron Rodgers and Matt Ryan, could ask for similar deals. Even future free agents in other positions may start demanding their own fully guaranteed paychecks.

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