Stat change gives Dockett share of Super Bowl record

(Chris McGrath / Getty Images)

(Chris McGrath / Getty Images)

For the record, the record has changed.

The Cardinals announced a statistical change Thursday, giving defensive tackle Darnell Dockett a share of a Super Bowl record.

It has been ruled that the third-and-1 play at the 10:11 mark of the first quarter in Super Bowl XLIII — initially recorded as a Ben Roethlisberger scramble for no gain — has been changed to a sack for Dockett. The change gives Dockett three sacks for the game, which ties him for the Super Bowl record with Green Bay’s Reggie White, who also had three sacks against New England in Super Bowl XXXI.

As a result of the play, Roethlisberger should have three carries for two yards (not four carries for two yards) and the Steelers as a team should have 25 carries for 58 yards (not 26 carries for 58 yards).

Here’s a look at the Super Bowl sack record holders (Charles Haley is first with 4.5 sacks in five games), as well as the complete Super Bowl record book.

Book it — Dockett officially is in the records.

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