Tag: Chris Kluwe

Archived: Homophobic NFL Coach Gets 3-Game Suspension

By Chris Hoenig Mike Priefer The Minnesota Vikings have suspended Special Teams Coordinator Mike Priefer three games without pay for making homophobic remarks in the locker room. Independent investigators confirmed allegations by former Viking Chris Kluwe that Priefer, whose attitude toward Kluwe reportedly changed after the punter began his outspoken…

Archived: NFL Player: LGBT Advocacy Got Me Fired

By Chris Hoenig Chris Kluwe’s eight-year career as punter for the Minnesota Vikings ended pretty suddenly. And, according to him, it’s because he’s an outspoken advocate for the LGBT community. Kluwe is perhaps better known by those outside of Minnesota for his advocacy than for his punting, especially after Deadspin…