Jimmie Ward didn't waste any time making his presence felt as a San Francisco 49er. Earlier Thursday, 49ers' coach Jim Harbaugh said this of Ward: "Good player, good football player. One of the reasons why the 49ers took Ward with the No. 30 overall pick was his playmaking ability. "If we have a complete team and help each other, where one isn't better than the other, we can be a championship team," said Ward, who signed as a free agent after playing his first four seasons with the Cleveland Browns. "That's our goal. It has already started. The 49ers' first-round pick intercepted a pass from standout quarterback Colin Kaepernick on the third play of 7-on-7 scrimmage in the team's first practice Thursday. It's hard to find a successful Denver team that didn't have a force at the back line, beginning with Dennis Smith and running through Steve Atwater and John Lynch.