Redskins QB Kirk Cousins is also driving around a conversion van this offseason
It looks like the hottest car on the market for NFL quarterbacks is the conversion van.
Washington Redskins backup Kirk Cousins recently brought home his deceased grandfather's conversion van, a car he had long admired, not knowing that Chicago Bears signal caller Jay Cutler had made headlines earlier that day by showing up to camp in a maxed out conversion van of his own, according to The Washington Post's Dan Steinberg.
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Cousins was effusive when talking about the new addition to his family fleet.
"It’ll serve us well, because my wife and I each have a car, but then when people come into town it’ll kind of be a third car. And it’s perfect for driving the hour-and-a-half from Ashburn to the games. And then they can tailgate, and they’ve got a TV in there, and you can kind of carry luggage in there. So it works well when visitors come to town for games, and Julie and I will take it on road trips in the offseason.”
The former Michigan State player said people were surprised to see the car driven by a young man in his hometown in Michigan, and he expects to take some ribbing from his teammates once he shows up to the practice facility with his newest whip.
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If Tom Brady shows up to Patriots camp in rusted out Econoline van with bench seats, then we will know we have a full-blown craze on our hands.