Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 10/31/12
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. As he's become a very public advocate for gay marriage rights, Chris Kluwe has attracted a lot of attention for his political activism off the field this season.Now, Kluwe is starting to become a focus for his on-field performances, and not in the way he would like. Kluwe, the Minnesota Vikings eighth-year punter, has struggled in 2012, especially in recent games as his public stances have become even higher profile. The team and coach Leslie Frazier have stood by their outspoken punter but did try out players at his position Tuesday, including reportedly bringing in former San Diego State punter Brian Stahovich."It's part of the job," Kluwe said. "If the team doesn't think you are performing up to standard, then they'll bring someone else in and do what they need to do. I am going to approach it the same way, go out and try to have the best game I can, hopefully I do."Frazier said the tryouts Tuesday were simply usual weekly protocol, part of developing a list ...
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