Cardinals' Dockett extends NFL contract

PHOENIX, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- The Arizona Cardinals signed defensive tackle Darnell Dockett to a 5-year extension of his contract with the NFL team.

Dockett, a 6-foot-4, 290-pounder, has started all five games for the Cardinals this season and has a total of 21 tackles. That includes a personal best 12 tackles when Arizona played Seattle.


He has appeared in 37 games, including 36 as a starter, since the Cardinals selected him in the third round of the 2004 draft. Dockett has 113 tackles, five sacks and two interceptions in his NFL career.

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