Originally posted on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 12/7/12
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 following: Me and Kerry ...
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