According to Ian Rapoport, Ward receives a three-year, $28.5 million contract form San Francisco.
Reports had said that the 49ers were interested in bringing Ward back for another season and it looks like they were able to close the deal.
Ward, 28, was taken with the No. 30 overall pick back in 2014. He played out the final year of his four-year, $7.112 million contract when the 49ers picked up Ward’s fifth-year option for the 2018 season.
Ward returned to the 49ers on a one-year contract worth $5 million last year.
In 2019, Ward appeared in 13 games for the 49ers and recorded 65 tackles, one sack, no interceptions and eight pass defenses.
We had him included in our Top 100 Available 2020 Free Agents list.