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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Cardinals optimistic about new deal for Fitzgerald

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
The Cardinals indicated at the NFL Scouting Combine that they felt good about the prospects of re-upping with WR Larry Fitzgerald, whose contract expires at the end of the 2011 season.

NFC West free-agent preview

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is likely to be delayed. Yet, PFW examines the free-agent picture for each club, with the NFC West featured today.

Draft Dose: Who needs a quarterback?

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Which teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a quarterback like Missouri's Blaine Gabbert or Auburn's Cam Newton?

Cardinals expecting more from Wells in 2011

Posted Feb. 27, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Injuries have limited RB Beanie Wells' production, but Arizona expects its former first-round pick to contribute more in the coming season, according to NFC Whispers.

Cardinals consider multiple scenarios with No. 5 pick

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
With many needs to address, Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt is keeping his options wide open with the fifth overall pick in the draft.

Cardinals GM Graves honored with award

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
Cardinals GM Rod Graves will be honored with the Paul "Tank" Younger Award by the Fritz Pollard Alliance in Indianapolis on Friday.

Different strokes for new Cardinals coordinators

Posted Feb. 19, 2011 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
Although Ken Whisenhunt has remained comfortable with the team's offensive coaches, he hired Ray Horton from Pittsburgh to shake up the defense.

Cardinals make Miller new offensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have named Mike Miller as their new offensive coordinator, promoting him from passing-game coordinator, a job he held the past two seasons.

Cardinals add defensive backs coach

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have brought in Louie Cioffi as their new defensive backs coach.

NFC West 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 13, 2011 @ 5:22 a.m. ET
Mike Williams emerged as one of the better stories of 2010, returning after two years out of the league to become the Seahawks' top receiver.

Report: Cards hire Cioffi as assistant DB coach

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
The Cardinals have hired former Bengals assistant Louie Cioffi as an assistant secondary coach, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Horton's communication skills will be tested in Arizona

Posted Feb. 10, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
To succeed as the Cardinals' new D-coordinator, Ray Horton will have to get through to many defenders who underachieved in 2010.

Cardinals hire former CB Townsend

Posted Feb. 10, 2011 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
New Cardinals defensive coordinator Ray Horton worked on filling his staff on Thursday by hiring one of his former players, Deshea Townsend, to be the team's assistant defensive backs coach.

Horton hired as Cardinals defensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have announced former Steelers secondary coach Ray Horton as their new defensive coordinator.

Report: Horton top candidate for Cardinals' DC position

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The Cardinals used the Tuesday after Super Bowl XLV to get permission to interview Steelers and Packers assistants to fill their vacant defensive coordinator position, and Steelers secondary coach Ray Horton appears to be their man.

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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