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Jimmie Ward suffers non-contact injury vs. Seahawks, ruled OUT

The San Francisco 49ers have suffered a key loss in the second quarter of their Week 3 matchup with the Seattle Seahawks. Cornerback Jimmie Ward suffered a quad injury while running down the field on kickoff coverage. He grabbed his quad and seemed to be in some pain. He was helped off the field by two trainers. He has been ruled OUT for the game.

Keith Reaser replaced Ward in the starting lineup opposite Tramaine Brock. The 49ers defense is struggling in a big way. Christine Michael had his way with them the first two Seahawks scoring drives. Although the 49ers settled down against the run, the pass defense has fallen apart. Russell Wilson is finding Doug Baldwin and Jimmy Graham with ease, and the