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NFL World Reacts To What Kirk Cousins Said Wednesday

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins celebrates in overtime.

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 05: Kirk Cousins #8 of the Minnesota Vikings reacts after defeating the New Orleans Saints 26-20 in the NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Mercedes Benz Superdome on January 05, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Kirk Cousins was unable to suit up for the Minnesota Vikings this past Sunday because he tested positive for COVID-19. Now that he's back, he's revealing how his experience with the virus was over the weekend.

Cousins told reporters that he had mild symptoms. He also made an interesting comment about his vaccination status.

The veteran quarterback claims he would've tested positive for COVID-19 regardless of his vaccination status. Additionally, he said the vaccine wouldn't of made a difference in his case because his symptoms weren't severe.

Unsurprisingly, NFL fans have an issue with Cousins' comments about the vaccine.

One fan jokingly tweeted, "Disease specialist Kirk Cousins everyone!"

Some fans made it very clear they're not thrilled with Cousins' remarks about COVID-19. "Can we get a reporter to ask Kirk Cousins why he wears a helmet while playing football? It won't make a difference whether or not he can get a concussion but it'd be good to ask him," a fan tweeted.

"Very ignorant," another fan said in response to Cousins' press conference.

Cousins' absence certainly hurt the Vikings, as they lost to the Packers in embarrassing fashion.

The Vikings will have Cousins back under center this weekend against the Bears, but it's too late for them to make a playoff push.

At this point, Minnesota is just playing for pride.