Kluwe: Cut due to outspoken views

Updated: January 3, 2014, 9:04 AM ET
By Ben Goessling | ESPN.com

MINNEAPOLIS -- Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe alleged in a Deadspin story that he was released before the season as a result of being outspoken in support of same-sex marriage and was a victim of homophobic remarks by Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer.

Reached by ESPN.com, Kluwe said he didn't approach the team, the NFL or the NFL Players Association about Priefer's comments at the time because doing so is "something that ends careers."

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