The Arizona Cardinals have some uncertainty on the defensive line with Dan Williams and Tommy Kelly hitting the open market and Darnell Dockett having signed with the San Francisco 49ers after being released.
But if one report is true, the Cardinals have their eye on a player to replace Dockett. Washington DC-based Dianna Marie Russini for NBC4 Sports is reporting the Cardinals are looking at free agent Pernell McPhee "as a healthy replacement" to Dockett.
McPhee played four seasons for the Baltimore Ravens as a linebacker, drafted in the fifth round in 2011.
In four seasons, he had 17 sacks, including 7.5 last season.
At 6-3, 280, he would be a really big guy to have as an outside linebacker -- he is a little shorter and a little heavier than the very big Matt Shaughnessy -- but he is also a little smaller than Dockett, who is 6-4, 290.
Arizona needs some experience on the line. Outside of Calais Campbell, they only other player with any more than a few games under his belt is Frostee Rucker.
How would McPhee fit in the Cardinals defense?
Oh...and he wears No. 90, too.