Chris Kluwe cut by Raiders and out of NFL, for now

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Chris Kluwe might have to make the transition to full-time author (or whatever is next for him) a few years earlier than he'd hoped.

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Over the weekend, Kluwe, 31, was cut by the Raiders, who became the second team this offseason (following the Vikings) to say thanks, but no thanks to his services.

Months after signing a contract for the league minimum salary, Kluwe lost a preseason competition for the Raiders punting job to an unheralded second-year player named Marquette King.

Will one of the key players in Minnesota's marriage equality struggle ever kick another ball in the pros? Kluwe, with his usual sense of humor, took to Twitter to let his fans know he's keeping his options open, and in the meantime he plans to play lots of Path of Exile and catch up on Breaking Bad: -- Follow Aaron Rupar on Twitter at @atrupar. Got a tip? Drop him a line at arupar@citypages.com.


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