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His former assistant coach, mike priefer, was suspended by the vikings three games after the teams internal investigation showed kluwes claim that priefer. Minnesota vikings coach suspended after calling for gays to be. Mike priefer born august 21, 1966 is an american football special teams coordinator for the. Former minnesota vikings punter chris kluwe is outraged over the punishment meted out by the team to special teams coach mike priefer following the results of an investigation in to kluwe. Vikings special teams coach mike priefer is denying former punter chris kluwe s claims that the two of them butted heads over kluwe s advocacy of gay marriage, and that priefer. Gay rights activist chris kluwe is both a hero and hypocrite.

Former punter chris kluwe threatened to sue the vikings for alleged wrongful termination and religious discrimination by. Chris kluwe gets revenge as mike priefer joins browns. The book is a collection of essays on various topics and the book title comes. Kluwe claimed that in 2012 special teams coach mike priefer had made homophobic remarks and criticized kluwes views on samesex marriage. Vikings run out of excuses to keep mike nuke the gays. Kluwe said a 29page summary of the investigation gave an inaccurate representation of special teams coordinator mike priefer s conduct. I could have definitely sold it to a major outlet or gotten a book deal by promising to reveal it, but thats not what this is about, kluwe told me. Chris kluwe stands by claim that excoach mike priefer was. The minnesota vikings will suspend special teams coordinator mike priefer without pay for three games this season and former vikings punter chris kluwe says he still plans to sue the team. Its been five years since chris kluwe described in detail vikings special teams coach mike priefer s outspoken bigotry and homophobia, including when priefer said, in a team meeting, we.

Exvikings punter chris kluwe rips coward leslie frazier. Kluwe, an outspoken gayrights advocate, railed against his former team, and in particular special teams coach mike priefer. The minnesota vikings and chris kluwe announced tuesday that they had reached a settlement to resolve. Mike priefer was accused by former punter chris kluwe as saying he wanted to nuke gay people. Kluwe also criticized mike priefer, saying the vikings special teams. Minnesota vikings suspend special teams coordinator mike. Chris kluwe gets revenge as mike priefer joins browns coaching. Vikings mike priefer denies telling expunter chris kluwe. Vikings mike priefer denies allegations by former punter. Vikings special teams coach mike priefer is denying former punter chris kluwes claims that the two of them butted heads over kluwes.

The vikings announced a threegame suspension for specialteams coordinator mike priefer. I owe an apology to many people the wilf family, the minnesota vikings organization and fans, my family, the lgbt community, chris kluwe and anyone else that i offended with my insensitive remark. Kluwe, who was a punter for the minnesota vikings for eight seasons, recently wrote an open letter on deadspin magazine, stating that he is pretty confident he was let go from the vikings at the start of this season due to his outspoken support for samesex marriage. Vikings, chris kluwe come together to create lgbtq event. Kluwe says team officials are reneging on their promise to release the results of their investigation of special teams coordinator mike priefer. The controversial headline from exviking chris kluwe s article published by deadspin. Priefer himself offers an apology within the statement. The vikings reacted to the article, and now priefer has as well. Former nfl player chris kluwe to speak at gonzaga news. After former vikings punter chris kluwe called special teams coach mike priefer a bigot almost three years ago, walsh sided with the coach in the uproar that followed. Priefer has held coaching positions for navy, youngstown state, virginia military institute, and northern illinois at the college level. Kluwe calls special teams coach mike priefer a bigot, accusing him of making homophobic slurs. And the bigot you refer to is mike priefer, the special teams coach.

The vikings have suspended special teams coordinator mike priefer for three games after an independent investigation of the organization into claims by former punter chris kluwe showed that. The minnesota vikings and chris kluwe announced tuesday that they had reached a settlement to resolve the former punters allegations of homophobic behavior by the team. Christopher james kluwe is a former american football punter and writer. Former vikings punter chris kluwe wrote he believes he was released. In january, former minnesota punter chris kluwe alleged that vikings special teams coach mike priefer said, we should round up all the gays. Vikings coordinator mike priefer suspended following chris. Vikings suspend mike priefer three games in response to kluwe investigation. Priefer has refuted the allegations, but on monday kluwe told cnns anderson cooper that he stood by his original comments and denied that his actions were caused by. Vikings, chris kluwe come together to create lgbtq event at team headquarters the gathering is part of a deal with former punter chris kluwe, aiming to promote inclusion. Kluwe described his former special teams coach, mike priefer, as a bigot who allegedly once said, we should round up all.

Heres mike priefers response to chris kluwes antigay. Kluwe accuses vikings specialteams coordinator mike priefer. And you say that he made really aggressive homophobic slurs throughout. The associated press is reporting that chris kluwe has decide not to file a lawsuit against the minnesota vikings today as was originally planned. Chris kluwe, vikings avoid lawsuit abc7 san francisco. Former vikings punter chris kluwe didnt waste time to reveal his thoughts into the twitterverse after catching word of mike priefers exit from. Ben goessling discusses what former vikings punter chris kluwe hopes to gain by suing the team over his allegations of antigay conduct by former specialteams coordinator mike priefer. Chris kluwe on what cost him his job with the minnesota vikings. Must reads gays not part of kluwe vikings pissing contest vikings suspend coach for homophobic remarks. Chris kluwe files a lawsuit against the minnesota vikings. If chris kluwe had his way, hed be in minnesota now, finetuning his skills for the start of vikings training camp.

Did the vikings cut chris kluwe for his gayrights activism. Former vikings punter chris kluwe didnt waste time to reveal his thoughts into the twitterverse after catching word of mike priefer s exit from the vikings. Minnesota special teams coach mike priefer denied former vikings punter chris kluwe s allegations thursday that he made homophobic comments and. Mike priefer also said on multiple occasions that i would wind up burning in hell with the gays, and that the only truth was jesus christ and the bible, kluwe wrote in the deadspin piece. He has almost two decades of pro coaching experience. Vikings suspend mike priefer three games in response to. Updates from thursday, july 24 mike priefer spoke about his threegame suspension thursday via matt vensel of the minneapolis startribune.

Chris kluwe, vikings avoid lawsuit abc11 raleighdurham. Punter chris kluwe lacks an nfl job, but he isnt finished. Minnesota vikings suspend coach over antigay remarks sport. Priefer has refuted the allegations, but on monday kluwe told cnns anderson cooper that he stood by his original comments and denied that his actions were caused by bitterness that his playing career has ended. Chris kluwe s lawyer says the former minnesota vikings punter intends to sue the team over his allegations of antigay conduct by a coach. The best revenge is living well, kluwe typed in a tweet, a version of the quote attributed to 17th century british poet george herbert. Vikings suspend mike priefer 3 games as chris kluwe lawsuit looms. Kluwes article pertains to whether or not mike priefer made the alleged statements, a second issue is did chris kluwe lose his job as the vikings punter because of his advocacy on behalf of samesex marriage.

My name is chris kluwe, and for eight years i was the punter for the minnesota vikings. Mike priefer apcharlie neibergall vikings coach mike priefer denies chris kluwe s attacks the vikings special teams coordinator rebuts allegations of. Vikings coach mike priefer denies chris kluwes attacks. Mike priefer born august 21, 1966 is an american football special teams coordinator for the cleveland browns of the national football league. Vikings special teams coach mike priefer was torn to shreds by former vikings punter chris kluwe today, kluwe stating the goal of his deadspin article is to make sure priefer never gets another job in the nfl. Chris kluwe on what cost him his job with the minnesota. Its about showing that this type of stuff still happens, and unless were willing to confront it, it will. Screen grab via special teams coordinator for the minnesota vikings mike priefer vehemently denied allegations by the teams expunter and gay rights advocate chris kluwe that he was a homophobic bigot who told him that he would wind up burning in hell for supporting homosexuals. Kluwe accuses vikings specialteams coordinator mike prieferwho was.

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