(Eds: Updates. Stands for FBN--Cardinals-Run Defense on some digests.) By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer Darnell Dockett enters his 10th NFL season proud to have been elected a team captain - a title he didn't have during a difficult season a year ago. Just don't call him a role model.
Dockett emphasized that point in talking to reporters after the Arizona Cardinals practiced on Thursday in preparation for their season opener at St. Louis on Sunday.
''It's an honor. I'm very thankful for my teammates looking at me in that nature,'' he said. ''I'm going to be the best I can be to lead by example, but again I'm not a role model. I don't want nobody to think I'm going to be a role model.
''I'm going to be the best leader I can possibly be to my guys on and off the football field, but I'm still going to do Dockett every now and then. As long as they're cool with that, I'm all right.''
The 6-foot-4, 290-pound defensive tackle has made it clear he feels liberated by the new defensive schem...