How Jimmie Ward Can Replace Carlos Rogers in 49ers Nickel Defense

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The San Francisco 49ers selected Jimmie Ward with the 30th overall pick of the 2014 NFL draft.

What skills did Ward show in college that are perfect for the San Francisco defense? Where will the 49ers deploy him in their scheme?

Watch as Adam Lefkoe and Bleacher Report NFL analyst Chris Simms discuss Ward's fit with San Francisco in the video above. 

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