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49ers stay put, select Saftey Jimmie Ward


After all the rumors and belief that the San Francisco 49ers was moving up the draft board to take a cornerback or wide receiver, they pulled a real shocker, instead sitting quietly and patiently as the chaos that was the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft passed by.

With their original pick at No. 30, the 49ers selected Safety Jimmie Ward from Northern Illinois.

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