Ward had three tackles in Sunday's 22-17 playoff loss to Kansas City.

Ward returned from a two-week absence while on the COVID-19 list. He once again was Cleveland's top cover corner and led the team with 18 passes defensed during the regular season. Ward also had 46 tackles, two interceptions and one forced fumble over 12 games. He has one year left on the deal he signed after being selected fourth overall in 2018, and the club has an option for 2022.

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