Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Around the NFC West: Tillman in HOF?
By ESPN.com staff
Ken Whisenhunt spent the Fourth of July weekend visiting military installations in Kuwait and Iraq as part of the NFL-USO Coaches Tour.
Former Bengals receiver Cris Collinsworth is making a push to get Pat Tillman inducted into the Hall of Fame.
San Francisco 49ers
Despite organizing workouts and coaching up players this offseason, the 49ers have not promised Alex Smith the starting job and may bring in a veteran to compete with him when the lockout ends.
Aldon Smith, the No. 7 overall pick in April's draft, will be switching positions from defensive end to linebacker.
Former Seahawks tackle Walter Jones has no regrets about calling it quits prior to the 2010 season
St. Louis Rams
Darren Sproles could be an appealing option to back up Steven Jackson.
The first preseason game of 2011 -- the Hall of Fame Game between the Chicago Bears and the St. Louis Rams -- is still on track according to the Hall's president.