TEMPE, Ariz. -- Darnell Dockett has missed only one game in nine NFL seasons, but it sure sounds like No. 2 is coming Sunday against the Dolphins.
Dockett didn't practice all week due to a strained hamstring he suffered in the fourth quarter of last weekends win over the Eagles. When defensive coordinator Ray Horton was asked if Dockett is the kind of player who could miss a whole week of practice and decide at game time that he was ready to go, heres what he said.
Im not the doctor, but I dont think he could play, Horton said. He hasnt taken a snap.
If Dockett cant go, veteran Nick Eason and second-year pro David Carter have proved themselves more than capable of filling the void in the short term. It might even make sense to rest Dockett for one week to make sure the injury doesnt linger. The Dolphins game isnt nearly as important as the divisional game the Cards play this Thursday at St. Louis, and it certainly isnt more important than having a healthy Dockett for the remain...