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Vikings QB Rhett Bomar booked on DWI in Blue Earth County

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ANKATO, Minn (AP) -- The Blue Earth County Jail says Minnesota Vikings quarterback Rhett Bomar was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving early Sunday and later released.

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Jail spokeswoman Amber Carlson says Bomar was booked about 5:15 a.m. on third-degree driving while intoxicated.

The Vikings picked up the 26-year-old quarterback in late December from the New York Giants practice squad. He was a 15th pick of the fifth round in the 2009 draft after playing two seasons at Sam Houston State.

Bomar has been getting practice reps behind Donovan McNabb, first-round pick Christian Ponder and Joe Webb.

The Vikings did not immediately return a call seeking comment.

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