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Rhett Bomar

Rhett Bomar - #15 - QB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 07/02/1985
Birthplace Grand Prairie, TX
College Sam Houston State
Years played 2
Drafted 2009, 5th round, 15th pick by Giants

Vikings release 10 players

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
The Vikings released 10 players on Monday, including eight undrafted rookies.

Vikings QB Bomar arrested on drunk-driving charge

Posted Aug. 08, 2011 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
Vikings backup QB Rhett Bomar was arrested early Sunday morning on charges of third-degree drunken driving.

Vikings positional analysis: Quarterbacks

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
This is the first in a series of position-by-position looks at the Vikings' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. We begin with an analysis of Minnesota's QB situation.

Sleeper in Vikings' QB derby: Bomar

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
One roster addition that went under the radar for many fans was Minnesota's signing of QB Rhett Bomar off the Giants' practice squad in December, but we hear Bomar could compete for more than a backup role with the ...

Packers hope DE Jenkins can play vs. Bears

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Green Bay is optimistic that DRE Cullen Jenkins will be sufficiently recovered from a calf injury that he'll be able to play in the team's Week 17 game against NFC North champion and archrival Chicago, according to NFC ...

Giants sign seven to practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
The Giants have signed seven players to the practice squad. All seven were with the team for portions of training camp.

Report: Cardinals shopping Leinart

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
In what has turned into a very public quarterback battle in Arizona, reports indicate that the Cardinals are now talking with teams about trading QB Matt Leinart.

Giants place QB Sorgi, WR Moss on I.R.

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
While cutting the roster down to 75 players Tuesday, the Giants placed two veterans on season-ending injured reserve.

Eli Manning will play Saturday

Posted Aug. 23, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
After missing the Giants' second preseason game to recover from a forehead injury, QB Eli Manning will return to the field Saturday against the Ravens.

Giants add rookie QB Randolph

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
With injuries keeping Eli Manning and Jim Sorgi out of Wednesday's practice, the Giants signed rookie QB Dominic Randolph to add some depth at the position.

Eli Manning will not play Saturday

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
Eli Manning said he feels fine after Monday night's head injury that required 12 stitches, but the Giants aren't taking any risks and he will sit out Saturday's preseason game.


Posted Aug. 08, 2011
Bomar returned to training Monday with the rest of the team after being arrested on suspicion of drunken driving over the weekend.||||||| Bomar, 26, was booked about 5:15 a.m. Sunday for third-degree driving while intoxicated, Blue Earth County Jail spokeswoman Amber Carlson said. Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said Bomar addressed the team prior to practice Monday morning at Minnesota State University and apologized for his actions.
Posted Aug. 08, 2011
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Rhett Bomar has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.||||||| Blue Earth County Jail spokeswoman Amber Carlson says Bomar was booked about 5:15 a.m. Sunday on third-degree driving while intoxicated. Carlson says Bomar has been released. 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.
Posted Sept. 05, 2010
Bomar is back with the New York Giants.||||||| Bomar, who threw more passes than any other Giant this preseason, was among seven players signed to the team's practice squad on Sunday.
Posted Sept. 05, 2010
Bomar was waived by the Giants.||||||| Bomar lost his job when the Giants acquired veteran quarterback Sage Rosenfels from Minnesota. Rosenfels previously backed up gunslinger Brett Favre with the Vikings. "Bomar's progress has been outstanding," coach Tom Coughlin said. "He's worked very, very hard. He did receive a lot of attention, he did make progress and he did show us what he can do."
Posted Sept. 03, 2010
Bomar completed 11 of 24 passes for 171 yards with one touchdown and one interception in the Giants' 20-17 win over New England in their preseason finale Thursday.||||||| Bomar is expected to act as Eli Manning's backup this season.