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The Minnesota Vikings should not worry if forced to fire Mike Priefer

The investigation over allegations from former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe about homophobic comments allegedly made by special teams coordinator Mike Priefer is nearly over. Should the investigation bear out in Kluwe’s favor, there is a very good chance that Priefer could be fired despite his excellent track record in Minnesota and an offseason program already in swing...
Via cover32 - Vikings
26 days ago  |  1 Comment

Chris Kluwe's attorney threatens legal action against the Vikings

On Thursday, the Minnesota Vikings formally introduced the coaching staff that will assist new head coach Mike Zimmer in his first year on the job. Most of the coaching filling the various positions have been known for some time, so Thursday’s announcement was merely a formality. One name that appeared on the list of Zimmer’s […]The post Chris Kluwe not happy Vikings opted...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Kluwe quits football after calling out Vikings

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe told USA Today Sports that he’s quitting football. “I had a good eight years,” Kluwe told USA Today. “And it’s time to move on.” Kluwe claims that his team released him last May because he publicly supported same-sex marriage. He also claims that Vikings assistant coach Mike Priefer made homophobic remarks during team meetings...
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Kluwe: I was fired by two cowards and a bigot

January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Coach: Kluwe cut for performance

Many people thought that Chris Kluwe was cut by the Minnesota Vikings for being too outspoken, but a coach refutes that.

Via Pro Football Zone
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Minn. gov upset with Kluwe release

The governor of Minnesota objects to the Vikings' release of punter Chris Kluwe. See what the politician had to say about the move.

Via Helmet2Helmet
May 08, 2013  |  10 Comments

Vikings release punter Chris Kluwe

Once the Vikings drafted a punter in the later rounds of the draft, the writing was on the wall for the outspoken Kluwe and on Monday, the team made the move official. 

Via Gridiron Grit
May 06, 2013  |  1 Comment

Kluwe says activism may get him cut

The Vikings drafted a punter over the weekend and Chris Kluwe suspects his outspoken nature and activism may lead to him being out of a job.

Via Larry Brown Sports
April 29, 2013  |  7 Comments

Chris Kluwe tweets reaction to Vikings drafting a punter

All people react differently when faced with awkward situations. Some choose to clam up or lash out, while others do their best to take it in stride. Count Vikings punter Chris Kluwe among the latter group. During Saturday's fifth round of the NFL draft, the Vikings chose Jeff Locke, a -- you guessed it -- punter out of UCLA. Seeing as how teams rarely burn picks on punters...
Via Helmet2Helmet
April 27, 2013  |  1 Comment

Kluwe: Gay players worried about team

Gay rights activist Chris Kluwe says closeted players may be reluctant to out themselves because they think it could negatively affect the teams they play on. 

Via Larry Brown Sports
April 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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