Jimmie Ward seems to be sticking with DeMeco Ryans.
Ward, a star defensive again for the San Francisco 49ers, is anticipated to affix the Houston Texans, the NFL Community reported Monday.
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The small print of the contract weren’t instantly revealed, however ought to the deal occur, Ward could be enjoying for Ryans once more after the defensive-minded coach took the reins in Houston at first of the offseason. Ryans was the defensive coordinator for San Francisco in 2021 and 2022.
Ward had been a staple within the 49ers’ secondary since he was chosen within the first spherical of the 2014 NFL Draft out of Northern Illinois. He spent 9 seasons with the 49ers and racked up 451 tackles, seven interceptions and three sacks.
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In 2022, Ward performed in 12 video games and had 50 mixed tackles with three interceptions. He added two QB hits and a sort out for a loss. San Francisco had the most effective protection within the NFL final season. The crew was first in factors and yards allowed.
San Francisco made it to the NFC Championship however a debilitating quarterback harm crushed its probabilities of attending to the Tremendous Bowl as they misplaced to the Philadelphia Eagles.
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Within the wake of the playoff exit, Ryans took the top teaching job with the Texans as Houston appears to rebuild and revamp following a couple of years of uncertainty and unsuccessful seasons. Houston has the No. 2 choose within the NFL Draft this yr and should draft a quarterback.