So, in the middle of quarterbackpalooza today for the Cardinals, the great tweeter Darnell Dockett decided to drop this one:
“I got some Great news #BIRDGANG can’t tell yall yet! But when and if it happens I will celebrate at the highest point EVER! 49ers Who? Lol”
The Cards’ Pro Bowl defensive tackle gets credit for going cryptic. Of course, the first thing many will think is that Dockett possibly could be getting a contract extension. I don’t think that’s likely, not now, not when the Cards have been busy getting in Derek Anderson and talking with Joey Porter. The first thing I thought of was Porter — Dockett has made clear he wants the Cards to sign Porter, and maybe he heard something everyone else has yet to hear (although with his comment “celebrate at the highest point EVER” would make sense with a new contract but with Joey Porter? I know he wants other stars for defense, but ….)
It of course could be something else entirely. Maybe Gatorade has hired him to replace Tiger as their spokesman.
Last year Dockett publicized a huge announcement on Twitter. It turned out to be somewhat important but devoid of real news; Dockett just said he wasn’t going to be grumpy about his contract situation (except, of course, he had a hamstring injury at mandatory minicamp and didn’t come to any of the voluntary work, so take it for what it was worth). I am hoping whatever Dockett is referring to comes to fruition, just so we know. I’ll say this: Dockett knows how to hold people’s attention. Of course, that’s not news either.
Tags: Darnell Dockett, free agency, Joey Porter
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