Vikings expected to sign new quarterback

Kirk Cousins
Quarterback Kirk Cousins scrambles during a Washington football game against the Denver Broncos in 2017. Cousins is considered a top free agent available and is scheduled to visit the Vikings Wednesday.
Mark Tenally | AP 2017

Not since the Vikings sent a private jet to Mississippi to pick up Brett Favre has the visit by a quarterback been so eagerly anticipated.

Free agent Kirk Cousins is expected to be in the Twin Cities Wednesday to discuss signing with the Vikings. A number of media outlets are reporting that Cousins is ready to accept the Vikings' offer of a three-year $84 million deal.

Ben Goessling, who covers the Vikings for the Star Tribune, discussed the quarterback situation with MPR News host Cathy Wurzer.

Click on the audio player above to hear their conversations.

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