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Continued: Vikings draft punter in fifth round, perhaps to replace Kluwe

  • Article by: MARK CRAIG , Star Tribune
  • Last update: April 27, 2013 - 11:24 PM

“I don’t even want to talk about that,” Priefer said. “Those distractions are getting old for me, to be quite honest with you. Do I think Ray Guy deserves to be in the Hall of Fame? Absolutely. But there’s other ways of going about doing it, in my opinion. … [Kluwe] needs to focus on punting and holding [on place kicks].”

Perhaps he no longer does.

Asked what the Vikings told him during a private workout before the draft, Locke said, “They just told me they want me to come in and punt and [hold] to the best of my abilities.”

Kluwe also went to UCLA and said he met Locke on the sideline during last year’s UCLA-USC game.

“He’s a good guy, I like him,” Kluwe said. “There won’t be any friction. I’ll try to show him the ropes. And if I’m released, I’ll be disappointed because I would prefer to stay in Minnesota. But as players, we don’t have a say in making that call.”

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  • UCLA’s Jeff Locke, shown punting in the Senior Bowl, is coming to the Vikings. They took him in the fifth round of the NFL draft on Saturday, perhaps to replace Chris Kluwe.

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