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San Francisco 49ers Draft Preview: Cornerback

During free agency, the San Francisco 49ers lost both starting corners, Perrish Cox and Chris Culliver, but they still have capable players under contract. After signing a four-year deal in 2014, Tramaine Brock was supposed to fill a starting role for the 49ers, but a nagging toe injury kept him out most of the season. The 49ers 2014 first-round pick, Jimmie Ward, earned playing...
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jimmie Ward on His Way to Winning Nickel Cornerback Job

When asked if the nickel cornerback job is close to being resolved, Vic Fangio mentioned Jimmie Ward first. “Well, Jimmie’s doing a good job out there,” said the San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator. The 49ers landed Ward with the No. 30 overall pick in the 2014 draft. “Obviously Jimmie’s made nice progress and progresses every day. He’s not a final product by any...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Who will make the 53 man roster?

(Rick Wood/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/MCT) After the NFL Draft, the 49ers came away with 12 collegiate athletes to add to their squad. Within the last few weeks, the 49ers front office was able to sign each and every one of them to multi-year deals. Unfortunately, this does not make them a lock to make the final roster, and this article will take a look at which players fit the 49ers...
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers' first-round choice Jimmie Ward out until training camp

The San Francisco 49ers have made a habit out of drafting injured players in recent drafts. Last year, it was Marcus Lattimore, this year it's Brandon Thomas and first-round pick Jimmy Ward. Ward had foot surgery that caused him to miss the combine in February, now it appears he'll be out until training camp. CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco reported the team will likely be unable to...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Three biggest winners

With the NFL draft finally over, it’s time to see who did the most to make their team better. I’ll be discussing who got the most talented players with their picks and also filled key needs for their team. San Francisco 49ers: A Jimmie Ward The 49ers had 12 picks total in the draft for a team who just went to the NFC Championship Game last season; they didn’t need that much...
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

A look back at an eventful draft for the San Francisco 49ers

Niner News - Five things you need to know about 49ers first-round pick Jimmie Ward. (READ) - Ward shined at Northern Illinois. (READ) - Twitter reacts to the 49ers taking Ward at No. 30. (READ) - San Francisco makes major trade for wide receiver Stevie Johnson. (READ) - 49ers have safe, uneventful first round. (READ) - Five things to know about the 49ers’ new running back Carlos...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: post-draft analysis

3 days and 256 picks later, the NFL draft has come to a close. Between Michael Sam’s emotional reaction to being the first openly gay player to be drafted and all the Johnny Manziel jokes, the draft was as good as we could have hoped for. The 49ers had a stockpile of picks in this years draft, and boy did they use them. San Francisco ended up drafting 12 players, and I’m going...
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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