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

Metrodome Deflated For Final Time; Demolition Begins Monday

The home of the Minnesota Vikings has been deflated for the final time. This is time lapse video of the roughly 35-minute process. Once home to the Twins, Vikings and Timberwolves, the Metrodome slowly lost all its major tenants but the Vikings. Now that the Vikings have a new billion-dollar facility planned, the… » 1/18/14 6:30pm 1/18/14 6:30pm

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

Vikings Launch Independent Investigation Of Chris Kluwe's Claims

Yesterday, the Vikings promised a review of Chris Kluwe's allegations that he was released in part due to his public comments supporting gay rights, and that assistant coach Mike Priefer used homophobic language in team meetings. Today the team revealed more details, and they're bringing in the big guns to investigate. » 1/03/14 4:53pm 1/03/14 4:53pm

Mike Priefer Denies He Is A Bigot

Minnesota Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer has issued a statement in response to former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe's accusation that he is a bigot who once said, "We should round up all the gays, send them to an island, and then nuke it until it glows." In the statement, Priefer claims that he does not… » 1/02/14 6:45pm 1/02/14 6:45pm

Vikings Vow To Investigate Chris Kluwe's Allegations

The Vikings have released a statement reacting to Chris Kluwe's article from earlier today, in which he alleged that he was released from the team in part because of his outspoken support of gay rights, and accused assistant coach Mike Priefer of being an outright homophobic bigot. The statement reads: » 1/02/14 4:42pm 1/02/14 4:42pm

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

Vikings Center John Sullivan Playing With A Shake Weight

The Vikings released a video with the central premise being that Adrian Peterson is terrible at giving gifts. In the video, Adrian Peterson gives teammates terrible gifts. Rather than show the video, we just made GIFs out of the parts where John Sullivan plays with his gift, which, as you can see above, is a Shake… » 12/14/13 2:55pm 12/14/13 2:55pm