Dealership was letting Vikings drive cars with dealer plates

Police investigated after pulling over Donovan McNabb in a vehicle with dealer plates. Fox 9 reports McKay's Family Auto of Waite Park has a sponsorship deal with the team, and apparently loans out the cars to players and coach Leslie Frazier. The dealership has issued a statement taking responsibility for the situation.
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