Dockett heading to San Francisco

( – The San Francisco 49ers and defensive lineman Darnell
Dockett have agreed to a contract.

Dockett’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, revealed the news Thursday via Twitter.

“Congrats to the newest Niner!” Rosenhaus wrote accompanied by a picture with

Dockett, a three-time Pro Bowl pick, was released by the Arizona Cardinals
last week. He missed the entire 2014 season after suffering a knee injury in
training camp.

The 33-year-old veteran had spent his entire career with the Cardinals, who
selected the Florida State product in the third round of the 2004 draft. He
has compiled 459 tackles, 40 1/2 sacks, seven forced fumbles and four
interceptions in 158 career games.