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Kleinsasser’s Hometown Fans Traveling to See His Final NFL Game

December 30, 2011 in WDAZ

CARRINGTON, N.D. Residents from the hometown of Minnesota Vikings tight end Jim Kleinsasser plan to send him out in style and in person. Continue Reading

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Kleinsasser Looks Back on 13 Years in NFL

December 29, 2011 in WDAZ

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Jim Kleinsasser has spent the last 13 years bulldozing linebackers and defensive ends on NFL Sundays, a blue-collar battering ram for glamorous runners like Robert Smith and Adrian Peterson.
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Report: Kleinsasser to Retire From NFL

December 23, 2011 in WDAZ

Minnesota Vikings tight end Jim Kleinsasser, the former Carrington (N.D.) High School and University of North Dakota standout, has decided to retire from the NFL after this season, he tells the Star Tribune’s Sid Hartman in a column today. Continue Reading

Quite the career: Kleinsasser in 13th season with Vikings

August 12, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

MANKATO, Minn. In 1999, the Minnesota Vikings took one of the top tight end prospects in the second round of the NFL Draft.
Since then, the 6-foot-3, 274-pounder has started 119 games for the purple and gold second most of any tight end in franchise history has hauled in the fourth most catches of any Viking tight end, and his career is still going.
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Kleinsasser talks Fighting Sioux nickname

August 11, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

The Fighting Sioux nickname has no doubt been a loud issue in the NCAA, but it has also resonated into the National Football League.
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