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San Francisco 49ers

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49ers' Jimmie Ward: Questionable to return Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ward is questionable to return to Saturday's game against the Colts due to a quad injury, Nick Wagoner of reports.

Ward has little incentive to rush back into action, so it wouldn't be surprising if he sits out the remainder of the contest at a minimum. He has just over two weeks to get healthy before the regular season fires up.

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49ers' Jimmie Ward: Back on practice field
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ward (hamstring) returned to practice Sunday, Nick Wagoner of reports.

Getting healthy is key for Ward, who may be taking a backseat in the 49ers' secondary now that Richard Sherman (hamstring) is on board. Ward will be competing with Ahkello Witherspoon and K'Waun Williams for the open spots behind Sherman throughout the preseason. Ward recorded 32 tackles (27 solo) and one pass breakup in seven games last season, which was shortened due to a broken arm.

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49ers' Jimmie Ward: Limited in practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ward (hamstring) returned to practice Friday, participating in a limited fashion, Matt Maiocco of NBS Sports Bay Area reports.

Ward exited Wednesday's practice with a tight hamstring, but his quick return to team activities is a good sign that serious injury was avoided. The 27-year-old projects to serve as a primary backup defensive back if he begins the season healthy.

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49ers' Jimmie Ward: Dealing with hamstring tightness
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ward (hamstring) sat out Wednesday's practice after feeling tightness in his hamstring following Tuesday's team activities, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.

Ward was a full participant in camp after having his 2017 campaign cut short by a broken forearm, but the oft-injured defensive back now has a tight hamstring to deal with. The severity of the injury is unclear, and the team has labeled the 27-year-old as "day-to-day." Ward is expected to serve a backup corner role this season after starting 18 games at free safety over the last two years.

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49ers' Jimmie Ward: Limited participant in minicamp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ward (forearm) was held out of team drills during this month's minicamp, Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee reports.

Ward broke his forearm last October and the 49ers appear to be taking a cautious approach with his recovery. It's not certain that he'll be full-go when training camp opens in late July. When healthy, the defensive back is expected to compete for the top job at nickel cornerback, as Adrian Colbert and Jaquiski Tartt are in line to start at safety with Richard Sherman and Akhello Witherspoon the first-string corners.

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Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2014San Francisco 49ers82019.010000.0002
2015San Francisco 49ers165748.09112929.02916
2016San Francisco 49ers115343.0101188.08012
2017San Francisco 49ers73227.050000.0001
2018San Francisco 49ers322.000000.0000
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2014San Francisco 49ers800000000
2015San Francisco 49ers1600000000
2016San Francisco 49ers1100101010
2017San Francisco 49ers7000014310
2018San Francisco 49ers300000000

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