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Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press Ex-Vikings’ punter Chris Kluwe was released by the team in May, ending his 8-1/2-year career with the team.

Kluwe says he lost job because of ‘bigot’ and 2 ‘cowards’

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By Chris Tomasson

St. Paul Pioneer Press

Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe claimed in a first-person article posted online Thursday that he was released by the Vikings last May because of his activism for same-sex marriage.


He also said in an interview Thursday he hasn’t ruled out filing a discrimination lawsuit.

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