Vikings’ Kirk Cousins Out vs. Raiders After Positive COVID Test

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Kirk Cousins #8 of the Minnesota Vikings walks the sidelines during the game against the Chicago Bears at U.S. Bank Stadium on January 09, 2022 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins will not be on the sidelines of Sunday’s preseason opener.

The veteran Vikings quarterback tested positive for COVID-19 and will not travel with the team for its preseason opener against the Las Vegas Raiders on August 14, per a team report.

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This is the second time Cousins has tested positive for COVID-19 this year