Dockett tweet-hits on QB's leading lady

Dockett tweet-hits on QB's leading lady

Published Jan. 8, 2013 5:13 p.m. ET

Jan. 7, 2013

After a largely tame early portion of the season, Cardinals
defensive tackle Darnell Dockett returned to his more vocal and
sometimes outrageous self as Arizona’s season spiraled out of

First, there was the incident against the
Jets where he refused to obey a direct order from the coaches to let New
York score late in the game so that the Cardinals would have a chance
-- albeit a long shot -- to get the ball back, tie the game, then force

Dockett compounded that error with some
sort of dust-up with free safety Kerry Rhodes that some accounts say
involved spitting in Rhodes’ face, even though Rhodes denied it. Dockett
earned a hefty fine (reported at $200,000) for his transgressions, and
that led to a rift with now-fired coach ken

On Monday, during the BCS national
championship game between Notre Dame and Alabama, Dockett
sent out a series of embarrassing
tweets while trying to hit on Katherine Webb, Alabama quarterback AJ
McCarron's model girlfriend.

Here's what he tweeted
during the game:

aye u going to king of diamonds Monday after

Aye @_KatherineWebb
hit me (240) 464-xxxx when game over, lets go to
wing stop then King of diamond,

Never mind
that Dockett thought Miss Alabama might be willing to join him for some
wings and a good time at a gentlemen's club. He also shared his phone
number with the world, which led to a full voicemail box within

After realizing he had made a mistake,
Dockett deleted the tweets saying: "Sh*t that was suppose to be

After this exchange, it’s easy to see why some
teams would like to curtail free speech and ban the use of Twitter

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