49ers.com offers an inside look at the life off the field of offensive lineman Alex Boone, who goes into the great outdoors in Montana, hits a golf driving range and does interviews with some of his San Francisco teammates.
More than 2,500 players will compete for roster spots in NFL training camps this year. For some, camp is a formality; their jobs are secure. For others, each practice is a fight for their NFL life.
Over the next few months, NFL.com will follow five such players “On The Fringe” of the NFL, sharing their stories, their progress and their setbacks. All have until Aug. 31 — or Sept. 4, if they're lucky — to make their case.