Darnell Dockett is firmly entrenched as a starter on the Cardinals' defensive line, but he's involved in another interesting battle this week as training camp gets underway.
See, Dockett owns a tiger cub, because of course he does. He recently purchased this animal -- which he named "Buddy" -- after being rebuffed in his attempt to purchase a monkey, one he said would have been permanently perched on his shoulder while wearing a miniature Dockett jersey (and what fun that would've been). He also owns an alligator, one he purchased during the summer of 2011 and named "Nino."
My pet tiger his name is "buddy" I'm gonna bring him to a practice in training camp atleast "one day" he's handsome! pic.twitter.comXiFHvzr7PC DARNELL DOCKETT (@ddockett) July 23, 2013
So what's the battle? Well, there are certain laws about owning exotic animals, and one group that's particularly nitpicky about these laws apparently doesn't feel entirely confident that their living situation with Dockett is ei...