Matt Maiocco's item about 49ers players potentially at risk for salary-related reasons serves as a good entry into a look at players in similar situations across the NFC West.
The coaching change in Seattle raises additional questions about several players there. That partially explains why the chart shows so many Seattle players. The main reason is that the Seahawks simply have more players with salaries that have overshadowed their recent play on the field.
I considered players with 2010 base salaries of at least $4 million. The list includes the Seahawks' Matt Hasselbeck, although new coach Pete Carroll recently endorsed the quarterback.