It’s turns out Darnell Dockett is on his way up to camp, which he told XTRA 910 a little bit ago. He had his meeting with the brass this morning about his contract, and said he thinks it will all get worked out. Coming to camp is important, Dockett said, because “It’s about what I mean to my team. I feel if I’m not there, we are taking a step back. I’m just ready to play football. I trust those guys to do a great job and handle the situation and I want to be accountable to my teammates.”
It’s not unexpected that Dockett doesn’t have a new contract right now. And frankly, handling this situation in just this manner is what I expected Dockett to do given how he has carried himself this offseason. It’s all good. Hopefully, it stays that way up until Dockett gets his extension.
(UPDATE: Dockett did admit to Jurecki it was a “hard decision” whether or not to come to camp. He didn’t address it directly, but I think the Twitter stuff was indeed him wondering if he should show up to camp. I was surprised Dockett said he was so conflicted about coming to camp before meeting with Ken Whisenhunt earlier this week and then with Whisenhunt and Graves this morning).
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