Originally written December 07, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
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According to multiple media reports, the Cardinals fined defensive lineman Darnell Dockett a "six-figure" amount Friday for conduct detrimental to the team. XTRA 910 AM radio host Mike Jurecki first reported the fine According to NFL.com's Albert Breer, the amount of the fine was 200,000. The NFL.com report also states that the NFL Players Association has already begun the process of filing an appeal over the fine, which was related to an incident that occurred late in the Cardinals' loss the Jets on Sunday. While the specifics are still unclear, the Cardinals coaching staff directed the defense to let the Jets score in the final seconds of a 7-6 game, giving the Cards a chance to get the ball back and potentially tie the score with a touchdown and a two-point conversion. Dockett refused and reportedly spit at teammate Kerry Rhodes in the huddle, something both Dockett and Rhodes later denied. Dockett, however, issued an apology on Wednesday, saying the followi...
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  • How much has Whisenhunt been fined for the pathetic offensive product on the field? Is he assessing a fine to both the QB coach and the offensive coordinator? A fine would be lenient - they should be fired! I never thought Skelton was a NFL QB talent, but after Seattle he'll need professional counselling. Dockett, as well as the rest of the defense, and the viewing audience too, realized what Whisenhunt must be in denial over - the offense wasn't going to score. And they haven't scored since then.
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