Some of the traditional NFL rookie hazings involve carrying shoulder pads/bags to and from the practice field, buying teammates lunches and dressing up in some sort of embarrassing attire.
The Cardinals have Darnell Dockett, though, which means “traditional” doesn’t really apply. With that in mind, below are some pictures of the haircuts — if you want to call them that — the rookies were given by Dockett on Wednesday.
Based on Dockett’s Twitter timeline, it started with Tyrann Mathieu …
I’m about to
cut @Mathieu_Era hair
rookies must pay!!!!! Check out the IG video!!!
… and continued from there. His Twitter and Instagram timelines are now filled with photos captioned “Cuts by Dockett! $7.99,” so it appears that “rookies must pay” might actually have been a literal statement and not a rhetorical one. Here are they looks they paid for heading into their NFL debuts Friday night in the Cardinals’ preseason opener against the Packers: