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...
Chris Kluwe, Mike Priefer, Blair Walsh and Cullen Loeffler. Things are starting to get ugly in Minnesota. The Minnesota Vikings and their fans are in for a LONG offseason. Everyone remembers the Kluwe article that came out at the end of 2013. Blair Walsh came out in support of Priefer. In Kluwe’s article he refused to name names. That was until Walsh and other players came out...
Being a whistle-blower in any business in never easy; it is not an easy choice to make and in the short-term, it never looks or feels like you made the right choice.
Former Minnesota Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe tried to be a whistle-blower when he talked about his former coaches and how they talked about certain kinds of people in the locker room. The problem for Chris Kluwe was...
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...
Minnesota Vikings special teams coach Mike Priefer issued a statement Thursday in response to Chris Kluwe’s allegations that he is anti-gay and a bigot. Priefer vehemently denied Kluwe’s allegations. Here is the statement he sent to some Vikings beat writers via the Star Tribune: I vehemently deny today’s allegations made by Chris Kluwe. I want […]
KICKED TO THE CURB
Many people thought that Chris Kluwe was cut by the Minnesota Vikings for being too outspoken, but a coach refutes that.
FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACES
The governor of Minnesota objects to the Vikings' release of punter Chris Kluwe. See what the politician had to say about the move.
GIVE 'EM THE BOOT
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.
GAYS IN THE NFL
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.