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The Vikings’ veterans are excited to see what Cordarrelle Patterson can do and how he will be used in the offense, and they are forming their early impressions.
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The writing on the wall has become the reality for Chris Kluwe.
On Monday, the Vikings' longtime punter announced on his Twitter account that he's been released, issuing his goodbyes to fans, teammates, ownership, and even fish.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Greg Jennings had just finished up a workout as part of the Minnesota Vikings offseason conditioning program last week when reporters gathered around Minnesota's new receiver and asked Jennings if seeing "Vikings" spelled out across his shirt was a strange sight.
Jennings looked down at the "Vikings" across his chest and seemed like he...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Jeff Locke had plenty of contact with the Minnesota Vikings and special teams coordinator Mike Priefer before being drafted by the team two weeks ago.
Locke had met with Minnesota at the Senior Bowl and the Scouting Combine. Priefer later conducted a private workout with Locke at UCLA, where Locke's 44.23-yard average is second all-time in school history...
Since the Minnesota Vikings chose to cut veteran punter Chris Kluwe on Monday, a debate has raged over whether his release was performance-based or a result of his outspoken advocacy on a number of social issues — most notably marriage equality.
Kluwe’s days seemed to be numbered when the team used a fifth-round draft pick on UCLA punter Jeff Locke, but some, including Minnesota...
Chris Kluwe may believe that the Minnesota Vikings released him because of his views on gay rights but the truth is he is not worth the salary. Kluwe was set to make $1.4 million during the upcoming season after performing as a middle of the pack punter for the last two years.
Kluwe knew his time with the Vikings was short when the team drafted Jeff Locke with the 155th overall pick...
The Minnesota Vikings selected punter Jeff Locke in the sixth round of the recent NFL Draft. The addition was expected to push incumbent Chris Kluwe, but it appears that the Vikings may hand the rookie the job sooner than later and part ways with the veteran, according to Mark Craig and Dan Wiederer of The Star-Tribune.
After selecting Locke, Vikings general manager Rick Spielman...
Chris Kluwe's release from the Minnesota Vikings has stirred up a slight debate. Many are questioning whether the Vikings released Kluwe for being outspoken on a number of issues or was he released because of his punting ability or lack thereof.
One person that seems to be in Kluwe's corner is Minnesota governor Mark Dayton. Dayton finds it kind of fishy that Kluwe was...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Two players from this weekend's rookie minicamp impressed the Minnesota Vikings enough to stick around.
Minnesota announced Monday that it has signed tackle Brandon Keith and wide receiver Adam Thielen, two of 34 players that were part of the Vikings' rookie minicamp last weekend on a tryout basis.
Keith, a four-year veteran, was a seventh-round pick...
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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said he doesn’t feel good about the Vikings releasing Chris Kluwe and wants honesty about why they made the decision.
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If there is one thing you can learn from the endless torture of being a Minnesota Vikings fan, it’s the virtue of patience. After all, this organization has ample experience with the horrible consequences of not being patient. Haste makes waste Minnesota had enjoyed success in the 1980s and seemed to be only a running [...]The post Minnesota Morals: patience by Nathan Salaam appeared...
Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com wrote early Monday it may soon be the end of the road in Minnesota for punter Chris Kluwe.
Indeed, Kluwe confirmed the rumors when he tweeted his goodbye Monday morning and took the opportunity to thank of all of his fans.
Kluwe, 31, was due to make $1.4 million this season in the final year of a seven-year deal signed back in 2007.
Perhaps the writing...
Hyperice, the California-based portable ice compression device company now has a new partial owner. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has joined Hyperice as an equity partner, adding to an impressive athlete roster including Steelers safety Troy Polamalu, LA Clippers forward Blake Griffin and U.S. Women's goalie, Hope Solo.
"Adrian has always showed amazing...
Tonight, in a SILVERMAN: On Sports EXCLUSIVE, great friend to the show, Chris Kluwe discussing how he was put on waivers by the Minnesota Vikings. The bad-ass punter discussed, football, gay rights, Jason Collins, his rock music and love of video games. For the entire conversation, listen here! As always, Kluwe is candid and awesome!
I also raise the question regarding how supportive...