Veteran Cardinal DT Dockett joins 49ers on 2-year deal

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By Janie McCauley, AP Sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Defensive tackle Darnell Dockett has signed a two-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers that will keep him in the NFC West after playing all of his 10 NFL seasons with Arizona.

Agent Drew Rosenhaus confirmed the deal. He also posted a photo of him standing with Dockett on Twitter that read, "Congrats to the newest Niner!" with signing papers on the table.

The 33-year-old Dockett sat out all of 2014 with a season-ending knee injury suffered during training camp. He started every game for the Cardinals in 2013, finishing with 46 tackles and 4 1/2 sacks. Now, he will play for promoted defensive line coach Jim Tomsula, named 49ers head coach in January.

On Sunday, Dockett posted on Twitter, "Whatever team Im on, we will WIN!!!!....... That's all I know. That's all I think about. `I love you all.'"