Jimmie Ward (25) was the 49ers’ nickel cornerback at the start of last season. This year he’s well behind Tramaine Brock in the competition for that spot.
Jimmie Ward (25) was the 49ers’ nickel cornerback at the start of last season. This year he’s well behind Tramaine Brock in the competition for that spot. Marcio Jose Sanchez AP
Jimmie Ward (25) was the 49ers’ nickel cornerback at the start of last season. This year he’s well behind Tramaine Brock in the competition for that spot. Marcio Jose Sanchez AP
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August 19, 2015 01:54 PM

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