Arizona defensive tackle Darnell Dockett has received a ”six-figure” fine from the Cardinals for his behavior in the waning seconds in a 7-6 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed Friday.
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The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the punishment had not been made public. The exact size of the fine was not known and it was uncertain whether the punishment would impact Dockett’s participation Sunday in Seattle.
Dockett refused to go along with a coach’s directive to allow the Jets to score late in the game so the Cardinals could get the ball back and go for the tying touchdown.
He indicated in a tweet Friday night that he was appealing through the players’ union.