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Kluwe’s lawyer: Texts support claims; Vikings knew about Priefer allegations

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By Chris Tomasson

St. Paul Pioneer Press

The lawyer for former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe on Saturday identified individuals Kluwe has named as witnesses and contended a Vikings official had known prior to his May release that Kluwe had accused an assistant coach of making homophobic remarks.

Kluwe’s lawyer, Clayton Halunen, told the Pioneer Press there are text messages from one of the witnesses, kicker Blair Walsh, corroborating what Kluwe alleged.

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