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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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Whisenhunt must keep Cardinals in title hunt

Posted April 26, 2011 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
While Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt is in no danger of losing his job any time soon, we hear he could be if the Cardinals don't at least seriously contend for the NFC West title in 2011.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 5

Posted April 23, 2011 @ 8:53 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the fifth pick in the NFL draft, including LaDainian Tomlinson by the Chargers in 2001.

Draft Dose: Who needs an outside linebacker?

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
In the 30th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of an outside linebacker like Texas A&M's Von Miller.

Draft Dose: Who needs an inside linebacker?

Posted April 18, 2011 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
In the 29th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW looks at five teams that are in need of an inside linebacker, with Illinois' Martez Wilson a top option.

Fitzgerald shows commitment to Cardinals

Posted April 14, 2011 @ 6:42 p.m. ET
Although WR Larry Fitzgerald is no lock to remain in Arizona after the 2011 season, he showed his commitment to the Cardinals for the time being by organizing voluntary workouts for his teammates.

Fitzgerald organizes workouts for Cardinals

Posted April 12, 2011 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald has organized informal workouts with 20 of his teammates on Tuesday at an Arizona State practice field, according to PFW correspondent and Arizona Republic writer Kent Somers.

Draft Dose: Who needs an interior lineman?

Posted April 11, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
In the 26th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at six teams that could consider drafting an interior lineman, like Florida's Mike Pouncey.

Cardinals' WR situation looks rather shaky

Posted March 31, 2011 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
We hear it’s far from a given that Larry Fitzgerald, Steve Breaston and Early Doucet, in that order, will enter next season as the Cardinals’ top three receivers.

Draft Dose: Who needs a tight end?

Posted March 28, 2011 @ 9:16 a.m. ET
What teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a tight end like Notre Dame's Kyle Rudolph? The Broncos are one team that figures to be on the lookout after releasing veteran TE Daniel Graham.

Bidwills, Whisenhunt see Gabbert in private workout

Posted March 23, 2011 @ 7:30 p.m. ET
Cardinals president Michael Bidwill, owner Bill Bidwill and head coach Ken Whisenhunt were among team officials to see Missouri QB Blaine Gabbert in a private workout on Wednesday.

Under siege under center

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
Adding to the uncertainty due to the current lockout are the undeniably shaky QB situations facing one-third of the league's teams, including the 49ers and holdover starter Alex Smith.

NFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Vikings are looking for a successor to QB Brett Favre, as PFW identifies the top three draft needs of each NFC team.

Cardinals latest team to reduce pay for employees

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
The coaches and front-office employees of the Cardinals will see a large slice of their paychecks taken out due to the league's labor situation.

Playing hurt might have hindered Cardinals S Wilson in 2010

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
A torn abductor muscle might have been at least partially responsible for what daily Cardinals observers considered probably the worst season of veteran SS Adrian Wilson's career.

Cardinals cut ticket prices

Posted March 11, 2011 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
As disputes over a new Collective Bargaining Agreement continue, one NFL team has announced that it will cut ticket prices for next season.

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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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