Vikings Release Results Of Kluwe Investigation, Suspend Mike Priefer

In the very rare Friday evening news dump, the Vikings have released a report on an independent investigation into claims made by former punter Chris Kluwe in this Deadspin column. The investigation confirmed that special teams coach Mike Priefer made one anti-gay remark—for which Priefer has been suspended three… » 7/18/14 11:04pm 7/18/14 11:04pm

Chris Kluwe Vs. The Vikings Just Got Really Ugly

Shit went down tonight in the matter of Chris Kluwe vs. the Vikings. Earlier this evening, word came down that Minnesota special teams coach Mike "nuke all the gays" Priefer would be suspended three games for making homophobic remarks. This more or less closed the book on the team's investigation into Kluwe's… » 7/18/14 10:25pm 7/18/14 10:25pm

Texts With Blair Walsh May Corroborate Kluwe's Claims Against Priefer

Clayton Halunen, an attorney for Chris Kluwe, claims that text messages between his client and Vikings kicker Blair Walsh support Kluwe's allegations that Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer created a hostile and homophobic work environment in response to his increased support for same-sex marriage. He also… » 1/25/14 6:52pm 1/25/14 6:52pm

Chris Kluwe Says Wishing Unemployment On Mike Priefer Was "Too Harsh"

In his column alleging that Vikings special teams coach Mike Preifer used homophobic slurs and pushed him off the team, Chris Kluwe said he wanted to make sure Priefer "never holds a coaching position again in the NFL, and ideally never coaches at any level." He's backing off that a bit. » 1/08/14 5:47pm 1/08/14 5:47pm

I Was An NFL Player Until I Was Fired By Two Cowards And A Bigot

Hello. My name is Chris Kluwe, and for eight years I was the punter for the Minnesota Vikings. In May 2013, the Vikings released me from the team. At the time, quite a few people asked me if I thought it was because of my recent activism for same-sex marriage rights, and I was very careful in how I answered the… » 1/02/14 12:52pm 1/02/14 12:52pm