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Darnell Dockett

Darnell Dockett - #90 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 290 lbs.
Birthday 05/27/1981
Birthplace Burtonsville, MD
College Florida State
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 3rd round, 1st pick by Cardinals

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The First Fifteen: Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Here's an early look at the Week Five action, the first shortened (and the bye isn't coming at a great time for a few teams) week of the 2011 NFL season.

Cardinals must get act together in crunch time

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
As long as the Cardinals keep saving their worst for last, a frustrating dry spell figures to continue as far as victories in the desert are concerned.

Shorts and Shells: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 3:56 a.m. ET
We discuss Cam Newton's distaste for big numbers in close losses; the controversial finish to Giants-Cardinals; the amazing start by wide receivers; and plenty more.

Giants escape desert with 31-27 win

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 7:53 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw two touchdown passes in a 58-second span late in the game and the Giants rallied to stun the Cardinals 31-27 on Sunday.

Cardinals could ill afford to lose Haggans

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 2:57 a.m. ET
Arizona hopes it won't lose OLB Clark Haggans, who reportedly could be suspended for violating the NFL's personal-conduct policy.

Seahawks grab first win of the season

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
Behind QB Tavaris Jackson, the Seahawks picked up their first win by beating the Cardinals 13-10 on Sunday.

Cardinals appear to be lacking defensive leadership

Posted Sept. 22, 2011 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
Daiiy team observers believe a lack of leadership in the Cardinals' defense has been clearly evident in the season's early stages.

Gano kicks 'Skins past Cardinals

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Graham Gano's 34-year dfield goal with 1:45 remaining clincehd a 22-21 Redskins win Sunday over the Cardinals.

Brown's future with Cardinals not looking too bright

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
We hear the prospect of a long-term future in the desert is looking dim for former first-round OLT Levi Brown, who continues to struggle in pass protection.

Cardinals spoil Newton's NFL debut

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 8:10 p.m. ET
Patrick Peterson made amends for a long afternoon at cornerback with an 89-yard punt return for the go-ahead touchdown and the Cardinals escaped with a 28-21 victory over the Panthers.

Cardinals throwing caution to wind with young CBs

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 3:41 a.m. ET
For better or worse, the Cardinals will be counting on two cornerbacks starting for the first time at the pro level in Patrick Peterson and A.J. Jefferson.

Only Bucs fail to avoid blackout

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Cardinals, Chargers and Rams announced on Thursday they have avoided blackouts and that their Week One games will be shown on local TV.

The First Fifteen: Early Week One primer

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In the inaugural edition of "The First Fifteen," we look at the 15 most compelling story lines as we enter Week One.

Cardinals 2011 preview

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
The Cardinals desperately hope their expensive gamble on QB Kevin Kolb will make fans forget Kurt Warner and save coach Ken Whisenhunt's job.

No serious competition for Cardinals' Porter

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 2:07 a.m. ET
The Cardinals were hoping that one of their young players would challenge Joey Porter for the starting ROLB job, but it didn't happen, according to our NFC Whispers.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 07, 2012
Dockett has received a "six-figure" fine from the Cardinals for his behavior in the waning seconds in a 7-6 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed Friday.||||||| Dockett refused to go along with a coach's directive to allow the Jets to score late in the game so the Cardinals could get the ball back and go for the tying touchdown. He also had a fight with teammate Kerry Rhodes for the woeful Arizona club.
Posted Dec. 04, 2012
Rhodes has confirmed he had a run-in with teammate Darnell Dockett at the end of Sunday's game against the New York Jets. Rhodes says in an email released by the Cardinals that there was an on-field "disagreement" but emphatically denies a report that Dockett spit in his face and says the two have agreed to move on.||||||| The dispute reportedly centered on the Cardinals' desire to allow the Jets to score late in the game so the offense would get the ball to go for the tying score. Dockett didn't want to allow a touchdown. The issue became moot when Shonn Greene purposely downed the ball at the Arizona 1-yard line and the Jets ran out the clock for a 7-6 victory.
Posted Sept. 30, 2012
Dockett is starting against the St. Louis Rams on Thursday night.||||||| Dockett sat out last week because of a hamstring injury.
Posted Dec. 30, 2011
Dockett has been fined $15,000 by the NFL for hitting Cincinnati quarterback Andy Dalton below the knees last weekend and another $15,000 for a horse-collar tackle on Bengals running back Bernard Scott.||||||| Dockett was called for 15-yard penalties on each play in the Cardinals' 23-16 loss last Saturday.
Posted Jan. 22, 2011
Dockett was added to the NFC Pro Bowl team Saturday as a replacement for Minnesota's Kevin Williams, himself a replacement for Detroit's Ndamukong Suh. Williams' wife is expecting a child. Suh has a shoulder injury.||||||| Dockett, previously selected to play following the 2007 and 2009 seasons, had 52 tackles, five sacks and one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries in 15 games this season.

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