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.
Chris Kluwe is the new Raiders punter, or at least one of them. (He seems to integrating into Oakland quite well, by the way.) He’s also very well-known for his steadfast and vocal support of gay rights. And that much garnered him an invite to hang out with President Barry O. at the LGBT Pride Month reception at La Casa Blanca, or, better known by it’s duller official name,...
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.
'IT'S A SHAME'
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.
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...
Last week, the Baltimore Ravens cut Brendon Ayanbadejo. The Ravens certainly have salary cap issues. With departures of Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Matt Birk and Anquan Boldin the defending champions seem to be in a full rebuilding mode.
Maybe Ayanbadejo was just a victim of these factors. Maybe not. Even he will admit that his play has dropped off recently, but he believes his...
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.
IT'S A KICK
Outspoken Vikings punter Chris Kluwe will be publishing a book of essays. It is set for release in June and is entitled Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies.