Vikings' Mike Priefer Apologizes For Homophobic SlurVikings Training Camp got underway in Mankato Thursday, but the big news isn't about the players. It's coming from Mike Priefer, the team's special teams coordinator. Priefer has been suspended for the first three games of the regular season for his homophobic slur called out by former punter Chris Kluwe, who has threatened to sue the team.
Kluwe's Lawyer: No Lawsuit To Be Filed TodayFormer Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe's lawyers said that, though they expected to file a lawsuit on Wednesday against the Vikings, they have recommended for the two sides to continue their conversations.
Kluwe Still Plans To Take Vikings To Court Despite Priefer SuspensionFormer Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says he's still taking the team to court. He plans to file a defamation and discrimination lawsuit this Wednesday in Hennepin County. The team Friday night suspended a coach that Kluwe had complained about for making anti-gay remarks.
Vikings Assistant White To Coach Iowa RBsIowa coach Kirk Ferentz completed his second staff shake-up in as many years Friday, hiring Minnesota Vikings assistant Chris White to coach running backs and calling himself eager to start "a new chapter" in the program.