NFL: Vikings cut outspoken punter Chris Kluwe

May 7, 2013 

The Vikings released punter Chris Kluwe, bringing an end to his colorful and outspoken eight-year stay in Minnesota.

During his time with the Vikings, Kluwe earned a reputation as one of the most opinionated players in the league. He criticized union leadership during the lockout, wore a patch on his uniform to protest the lack of punters in the Hall of Fame and, most notably, became a vocal supporter of gay rights.

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