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Chris Kluwe meets with Vikings investigators Friday

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The attorney representing former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe confirmed to Fox 9 News that the outspoken athlete will arrive in Minnesota on Thursday night to meet with Vikings investigators.

It is expected that the former player will spend all day Friday in interviews. His wife is also expected to be involved in the process since she witnessed some of the alleged conversations involving special teams coordinator Mike Priefer and homophobic language, Clayton Halunen told Fox 9 News.

According to Halunen, Kluwe is looking forward to speaking with investigators and is prepared to tell all -- including giving names despite the fact that investigators have not agreed to keep witnesses confidential.

Previously, Kluwe had said he would insist on witness anonymity to protect friends and former teammates from potential retaliation as a result of the investigation.

The trip to Minnesota comes three weeks after Kluwe penned an article that was posted to Deadspin under the headline, "I Was An NFL Player Until I Was Fired By Two Cowards And A Bigot."

In the article, Kluwe claims Priefer made multiple homophobic remarks to him and other players, even berating him in front of his teammates over his activism in support of same-sex marriage.

Meanwhile, the Vikings contend they are taking the claims seriously and have hired a former chief justice Minnesota Supreme Court to lead their investigation. Priefer has vehemently denied the accusations.


READ: Kluwe's article in full on Deadspin
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ARCHIVE: Priefer 'vehemently denies' claims
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