Around the NFC West: Townsend's new job

Arizona Cardinals

Brad Wilbricht cites a few Cardinals go-to players who need to return to form in 2011.

Deshea Townsend hasn't filed his official retirement papers, but he is ready to start a new career as a coach.

St. Louis Rams

Running back Steven Jackson left Christchurch, New Zealand, just two days before Tuesday's deadly earthquake.

The Rams are working to reach a deal with wide receiver Mark Clayton.

San Francisco 49ers

The Santa Clara City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on legislation that would protect funds for a new stadium for the 49ers.

The Sporting News looks at the 49ers under new head coach Jim Harbaugh.

Seattle Seahawks

Might the Seahawks have interest in acquiring quarterback Matt Leinart? ESPN.com's John Clayton shares his thoughts on the topic.