CHRIS KLUWE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kluwe: NFL catching up on acceptance

Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe was a speaker at a book festival and said he believes the NFL is “slowly realizing” it needs to catch up with society on the acceptance of gay players.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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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...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss
KICKED TO THE CURB

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
FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACES

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
GIVE 'EM THE BOOT

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
'IT'S A SHAME'

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
GAYS IN THE NFL

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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