The 49ers on Wednesday signed veteran defensive lineman Ethan Westbrooks to a one-year contract, the team announced.
The #49ers signed veteran DL Ethan Westbrooks to a one-year deal. Westbrooks played five seasons with the Rams (2014-18), appeared in 67 games (11 starts), had 79 tackles, 9.0 sacks, three passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery returned for a touchdown.
— Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoNBCS) February 12, 2020
Westbrooks, 29, is an Oakland native who went to Franklin High School. After going undrafted out of West Texas A&M, he played five seasons with the St. Louis/Los Angeles Rams.
Westbrooks has played in 67 career games and has recorded nine sacks. He also has 79 career tackles -- 20 for loss -- and 26 QB hits.
The Raiders signed Westbrooks in July but he didn't appear in any games.
Westbrooks did play 24 snaps in the Rams' loss to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl Super LIII.
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