Chris Kluwe and the Minnesota Vikings came to a win-win agreement on Friday. The former Vikings punter and the franchise have reached an out-of-court settlement, according to the Star-Tribune.
The two-sides have been embattled in a nasty back and forth since the Vikings released Kluwe after the 2012 season.
Kluwe wrote in a Deadspin piece last January that special teams coach Mike Priefer had made gay slurs at him, and Kluwe said he was planning to sue the team for $10 million for defamation of character and emotional distress if the organization didn’t punish Priefer accordingly.
Priefer was suspended for three games, and Kluwe’s lawyer told the Star-Tribune and other media outlets that his client and the Vikings had reached a settlement.
Lawyer Clayton Halunen also said the two sides would hold a joint press conference next week in order to divulge the details of the settlement.
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