Ward wants payback after OBJ laid him on interception originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
Jimmie Ward’s performance against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi’s Stadium Monday night was arguably the best game of his career.
In a memorable first quarter, Ward intercepted Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford on the first drive only to get laid out by the newest member of the Rams, Odell Beckham Jr.
Ward had his revenge though, getting a pick six on the very next drive for his second interception of the quarter.
The eventful first quarter was certainly long overdue for Ward, who hadn’t had a pick since the 2016 season.
“Oh it was great,” Ward told reporters after the game. “Man I feel great. I don’t even have words to say about it. I guess that I can enjoy it for like 24 hours and then it’s onto next week. Jacksonville is coming up. We have to go on the road and get this win.
“I just feel like when players make big plays, the guys just feed off of that momentum and have everybody juiced up. The next thing that you know somebody else makes a big play.”
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After a stunning win over the Rams Monday night, Ward and the 49ers defense will face off against quarterback Trevor Lawrence and the lowly 2-7 Jacksonville Jaguars at TIAA Bank Field on Sunday in Week 11. Both he and the Niners hope his interception streak continues.
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