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Vikings | Chris Kluwe plans to sue team

Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:36:45 -0700

Former Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe plans to sue the team over the failure to release a report investigating the conduct of an assistant coach. The team would like to resolve the dispute out of court.

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Vikings | Coach accused of gay slurs

Sat, 25 Jan 2014 14:05:48 -0800

Former Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe said special teams coach Mike Priefer made homophobic comments about him after Kluwe began speaking out in favor of gay marriage. Kluwe said text messages from PK Blair Walsh confirm that Walsh heard the same comments. Walsh previously denied hearing said comments.

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Bears | Chris Kluwe worked out

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 19:19:26 -0700

The Chicago Bears worked out free-agent P Chris Kluwe (Raiders) Tuesday, Oct. 1.

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Raiders | Keeping four quarterbacks and two punters

Sun, 01 Sep 2013 00:45:46 -0700

After the latest round of cuts took place Saturday, Aug. 31, the Oakland Raiders have four quarterbacks on the roster in QB's Matt Flynn, Terrelle Pryor, Tyler Wilson and Matt McGloin. The latter two are rookies. The team was also not ready to decide whether P Chris Kluwe or Marquette King would handle duties. Moves can still be made prior to the Sept. 8 opener.

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Raiders | Competition for punter job close

Fri, 23 Aug 2013 15:11:25 -0700

Oakland Raiders Ps Marquette King and Chris Kluwe have been competing for the punter job and neither player has an advantage at this point. King has shown greater consistency and hang time but is not getting his punts off quick enough. Kluwe has been getting his punts off quicker but his hang time is less than King's.

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Vikings | Chris Kluwe release was performance-based

Wed, 19 Jun 2013 23:07:59 -0700

Minnesota Vikings special teams coach Mike Priefer said he felt "very strongly" in his postseason evaluation of former PK Chris Kluwe that the team needed to move on from him in 2014. "It was more consistency and productivity," Priefer said in a response to a question about what factors, statistical or otherwise, contributed to the decision. Kluwe had a career best net average of 39.7 yards on 72 punts last year, but that ranked him only 17th in the league, and the team ranked 31st in punts inside the 20.

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Raiders | Chris Kluwe to sign

Thu, 16 May 2013 07:07:00 -0700

The Oakland Raiders will sign free-agent P Chris Kluwe (Vikings).

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Vikings | Chris Kluwe officially released

Mon, 06 May 2013 12:17:37 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have officially released P Chris Kluwe.

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Raiders | Could show interest in Chris Kluwe

Mon, 06 May 2013 10:39:18 -0700

The Oakland Raiders could show interest in Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe once he is released if they believe P Marquette King is not experienced enough to be their punter this season.

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Vikings | Chris Kluwe on way out

Mon, 06 May 2013 08:53:53 -0700

Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe thanked fans on his Twitter account for his time in Minnesota, which means he's likely to be cut.

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Vikings | Chris Kluwe to meet with GM

Fri, 03 May 2013 13:01:54 -0700

Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe will meet with general manager Rick Spielman Monday, May 6, to discuss his future with the team. The two sides have agreed to a quick release if the team prefers to go with P Jeff Locke.

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Vikings | Chris Kluwe ready to compete for job

Sat, 27 Apr 2013 14:50:47 -0700

Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe said he is ready to compete with P Jeff Locke for the team's punter job. "If they don't know my character by now, then they're probably not ever going to figure it out," Kluwe said. "I am here to compete. I'm here to do the best job that I possibly can. It doesn't matter if they draft someone or they bring someone in or whatever. I'm here to do my job to the best of my ability."

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Vikings | Chris Kluwe undergoes surgery

Fri, 01 Feb 2013 18:05:08 -0800

Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe (knee) underwent surgery Thursday, Jan. 31, to clean out debris in his left knee. He said he expects to be ready for the start of offseason workouts.

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Vikings | Chris Kluwe needs surgery

Tue, 08 Jan 2013 11:18:25 -0800

Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe (knee) will need surgery in the off season to repair a knee injury.

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Vikings | Seven probable for Wild Card game

Fri, 04 Jan 2013 11:55:19 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DE Jared Allen (shoulder), CB A.J. Jefferson (ankle), DE George Johnson (quadriceps), P Chris Kluwe (knee), T Phil Loadholt (knee), S Brian Robison (shoulder) and S Harrison Smith (knee) all fully practiced and are probable for the team's Wild Card game.

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Vikings | Five players fully practice

Thu, 03 Jan 2013 11:48:19 -0800

Minnesota Vikings OT Phil Loadholt (knee), DE Jared Allen (shoulder), DE George Johnson (quadriceps), CB A.J. Jefferson (ankle) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 3.

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Vikings | Five players take part in practice

Wed, 02 Jan 2013 13:45:08 -0800

Minnesota Vikings OT Phil Loadholt (knee), DE Jared Allen (shoulder), DE George Johnson (quadriceps), CB A.J. Jefferson (ankle) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.

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Vikings | Three probable

Fri, 28 Dec 2012 12:40:12 -0800

Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe (knee), T Phil Loadholt (knee) and CB Marcus Sherels (quadriceps) all fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 28, and are probable for Week 17.

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Vikings | Four practice in full

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 14:08:13 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DE Jared Allen (shoulder, illness), P Chris Kluwe (knee), OT Phil Loadholt (knee) and CB Marcus Sherels (quadriceps) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 27.

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Vikings | Three players fully practice

Wed, 26 Dec 2012 13:32:00 -0800

Minnesota Vikings OT Phil Loadholt (knee), CB Marcus Sherels (quadriceps) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 26.

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Vikings | Eight probable

Fri, 21 Dec 2012 12:45:48 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DE Jared Allen (shoulder), DE Everson Griffen (elbow), OT Matt Kalil (illness), P Chris Kluwe (knee, groin), OT Phil Loadholt (knee), S Mistral Raymond (ankle), CB Marcus Sherels (quadriceps, elbow) and CB Antoine Winfield (knee) are probable for Week 16. Winfield was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 21, while the others practiced in full.

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Vikings | Five limited in practice

Thu, 20 Dec 2012 15:03:12 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DE Jared Allen (shoulder), P Chris Kluwe (knee, groin), T Phil Loadholt (knee), S Mistral Raymond (ankle) and CB Antoine Winfield (knee) all were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 20.

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Vikings | Five limited

Wed, 19 Dec 2012 13:36:45 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DE Jared Allen (shoulder), P Chris Kluwe (knee, groin), OT Phil Loadholt (knee), S Mistral Raymond (ankle) and CB Antoine Winfield (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 19.

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Vikings | Eight players probable for Week 15

Fri, 14 Dec 2012 14:10:39 -0800

Minnesota Vikings OG Charlie Johnson (ankle), OT Phil Loadholt (knee), DE Jared Allen (shoulder), DT Letroy Guion (shin), LB Jasper Brinkley (shoulder), CB A.J. Jefferson (concussion), S Robert Blanton (neck) and P Chris Kluwe (groin, knee) are listed as probable for Week 15. Jefferson was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 14, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Vikings | Four practice in full

Thu, 13 Dec 2012 15:24:38 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DE Jared Allen (shoulder), S Robert Blanton (neck), DT Letroy Guion (shin) and P Chris Kluwe (knee, groin) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 13.

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Vikings | Four practice in full

Wed, 12 Dec 2012 14:34:28 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DE Jared Allen (shoulder), S Robert Blanton (neck), DT Letroy Guion (shin) and P Chris Kluwe (knee, groin) practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 12.

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Vikings | Seven players listed as probable

Fri, 07 Dec 2012 11:03:53 -0800

Minnesota Vikings C John Sullivan (knee, ribs), OT Phil Loadholt (knee), DE Jared Allen (back, shoulder), DT Letroy Guion (shin), LB Jasper Brinkley (shoulder), CB Antoine Winfield (knee) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 7, and are listed as probable for Week 14.

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Vikings | Two practice in full

Thu, 06 Dec 2012 15:34:43 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DT Letroy Guion (shin) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 6.

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Vikings | Five players limited during practice

Wed, 05 Dec 2012 13:26:21 -0800

Minnesota Vikings C John Sullivan (ribs, knee), OT Phil Loadholt (knee), LB Jasper Brinkley (shoulder), CB Antoine Winfield (knee) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 5.

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Vikings | Eight players listed as probable

Fri, 30 Nov 2012 11:24:39 -0800

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph (concussion, shoulder), OT Phil Loadholt (knee), DE Jared Allen (back, shoulder), DT Letroy Guion (foot), LB Jasper Brinkley (shoulder), CB Antoine Winfield (knee), FS Harrison Smith (concussion) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) are listed as probable for Week 13. Loadholt and Winfield were limited during practice Friday, Nov. 30, while the others fully participated.

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Vikings | Three practice in full

Thu, 29 Nov 2012 14:07:34 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DE Jared Allen (shoulder, back), DT Letroy Guion (foot) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 29.

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Vikings | Three practice in full

Wed, 28 Nov 2012 13:39:08 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DE Jared Allen (shoulder, back), DT Letroy Guion (foot) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 28.

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Vikings | Five probable

Fri, 23 Nov 2012 11:43:03 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DE Jared Allen (shoulder), WR Stephen Burton (ankle), WR Michael Jenkins (foot) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) practiced Friday, Nov. 23, and CB Antoine Winfield (knee) was limited. All are probable for Week 12.

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Vikings | Two players fully practice

Thu, 22 Nov 2012 13:18:48 -0800

Minnesota Vikings WR Stephen Burton (ankle) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 22.

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Vikings | Two fully practice

Wed, 21 Nov 2012 14:29:48 -0800

Minnesota Vikings WR Stephen Burton (ankle) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 21.

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Vikings | Seven probable for Week 10

Fri, 09 Nov 2012 12:48:20 -0800

Minnesota Vikings TE John Carlson (concussion), FB Jerome Felton (shoulder), OT Matt Kalil (knee), P Chris Kluwe (knee), S Mistral Raymond (ankle), S Jamarca Sanford (knee) and CB Antoine Winfield (knee) all fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 9, and are probable for the team's Week 10 game.

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Vikings | Four practice in full

Thu, 08 Nov 2012 15:05:47 -0800

Minnesota Vikings TE John Carlson (concussion), P Chris Kluwe (knee), S Mistral Raymond (ankle) and S Jamarca Sanford (knee) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 8.

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Vikings | Four practice in full

Wed, 07 Nov 2012 14:27:58 -0800

Minnesota Vikings TE John Carlson (concussion), P Chris Kluwe (knee), S Mistral Raymond (ankle) and S Jamarca Sanford (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 7.

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Vikings | Five listed as probable

Fri, 02 Nov 2012 12:18:23 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DT Fred Evans (knee), DT Letroy Guion (ribs), LB Erin Henderson (elbow), CB Antoine Winfield (knee) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) are listed as probable for Week 9. Winfield was limited during practice Friday, Nov. 2, while the other four fully participated.

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Vikings | Four practice

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 17:33:49 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DT Fred Evans (knee), DT Letroy Guion (ribs), LB Erin Henderson (elbow) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 1.

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Vikings | Four fully practice

Wed, 31 Oct 2012 15:15:57 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DT Fred Evans (knee), DT Letroy Guion (ribs), LB Erin Henderson (elbow) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 31.

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Vikings | Chris Kluwe's roster spot could be in jeopardy

Wed, 31 Oct 2012 12:22:18 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings could consider the possibility of replacing P Chris Kluwe if he continues to struggle during games. Kluwe ranks 26th in the NFL with a gross average of 43.8 yards per punts and 18th in the league with new average of 39.9 yards per punt.

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Vikings | Chris Kluwe plays in 100th consecutive game

Sun, 09 Sep 2012 17:43:33 -0700

Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe became the first punter in team history to play in 100 consecutive games after Week 1 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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Vikings | Chris Kluwe thinks Jonathan Vilma should be big punishment

Thu, 22 Mar 2012 15:57:42 -0700

Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe said he believes New Orleans Saints LB Jonathan Vilma should be banned for life for his involvement in the Saints' bounty program.

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Vikings | Chris Kluwe questionable

Fri, 07 Oct 2011 14:02:08 -0700

Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe (hamstring) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 7, but is questionable for Week 5.

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Vikings | Two miss practice

Thu, 06 Oct 2011 15:09:10 -0700

Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe (hamstring) and CB Antoine Winfield (neck) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 6.

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Vikings | Chris Kluwe expects to play

Thu, 06 Oct 2011 13:00:21 -0700

Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe (hamstring) plans to practice Friday, Oct. 7, and expects to be fully healthy in order to punt in Week 5.

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Vikings | Three miss practice

Wed, 05 Oct 2011 14:06:49 -0700

Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe (hamstring), C John Sullivan (ankle) and CB Antoine Winfield (neck) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 5.

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Vikings | Three players probable for Divisional Round

Fri, 15 Jan 2010 12:28:47 -0800

Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings OG Steve Hutchinson (shoulder), CB Antoine Winfield (foot) and P Chris Kluwe (back) are listed as probable for the team's Divisional Round playoff game.

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Vikings | Four players limited Thursday

Thu, 14 Jan 2010 14:12:43 -0800

Vikings.com reports Minnesota Vikings OG Steve Hutchinson (shoulder), DT Jimmy Kennedy (thumb), CB Antoine Winfield (foot) and P Chris Kluwe (back) were limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 14.

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