Afternoon links? Yes. A mini-edition, anyway. Just a reward for all those who had to sit through four hours of Bill Burt on with Dale. (Ok, he wasn’t that bad, I’m just being a wiseguy.) I’m working on a feature I hope to have up sometime early next week.

Eric McHugh looks at Troy Brown, who still wants to return punts. Tom King looks for a big sophomore season from Daniel Graham. Dave D’Onofrio looks for clues at a recent Patriots practice.

Bill Simmons answers his mailbag.