The Daily Links

daily-links-logo5The new league year marked by the start of free agency is almost two months away (March 12th), but it’s never too early to look at the decisions that teams have to make on some of their more notable players whose contracts are about to expire. Fortunately for the Bills there won’t be a lot of decisions for them when it comes to unrestricted free agents. (

Ryan Talbot & Jason DeHart decided to get together and discuss three positions per unit that the Bills need to address. After choosing three areas of need, Ryan and Jason discussed if the team would be better off pursuing talent in the NFL draft or free agency. (

While South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr highlight the 2014 NFL Draft’s “elite” pass rushing prospects, University of Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack elevated himself to the national level after another dominating season in the Mid-American Conference.  ForgedinBuffalo’s Rob Quinn takes a long look at Mack.

In Saturday action, Mikhail Grigorenko notched the game winning goal with 7:30 left to play as Quebec defeated Rouyn-Noranda 5-3. Grigorenko, who parked in front and connected with his only shot on goal of the night, rounded out the first-star effort with a pair of assists and an 83.9 percent efficiency (26/31) at the faceoff circle. As always, Kris Baker of has an excellent weekend recap of several Sabres prospects.