Cowboys safety Damontae Kazee arrested on DWI charge

Dallas Cowboys safety Damontae Kazee was arrested early Tuesday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated in a Dallas suburb, The Colony Police Department said.

The Colony police Sgt. Aaron Woodard said Kazee was booked on a Class B misdemeanor. Kazee was released around midday after posting $2,500 bond, Woodard said.

Kazee was pulled over during a traffic stop in the suburb next to Frisco, the location of team headquarters about 30 miles north of Dallas. Kazee failed a field sobriety test and admitted to consuming alcohol during the night, according to police.

Kazee is in his first season with the Cowboys after signing as a free agent. The 28-year-old has started all six games for the Cowboys (5-1), who have won five consecutive games. Dallas is off this week. The next game is Oct. 31 at Minnesota.

Kazee spent his first four seasons with Atlanta, and the fifth-round pick started 34 of 52 games with the Falcons. His arrival in Dallas coincided with that of defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, who was Atlanta's coach for five-plus seasons before getting fired last year.

The Cowboys had no comment on Kazee's arrest. His agent didn't immediately return a message seeking comment.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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