Jake Matthews, Preston Brown visit the Buffalo Bills

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Matthews is considered one of the best prospects available this year, while Brown is a two-down middle linebacker that is considered a mid-to-late round prospect.

The Buffalo Bills on Wednesday announced that Texas A&M offensive tackle Jake Matthews and Louisville linebacker Preston Brown are visiting team headquarters on pre-draft visits.

Matthews, the son of Hall of Fame offensive lineman Bruce Matthews, enters the NFL as a four-year starter for the Aggies. He spent his first three years playing right tackle, making 33 consecutive starts at the position, before flipping over to the left side to replace 2013 No. 2 overall pick Luke Joeckel. Half an inch shy of 6'6" and 308 pounds, Matthews is considered one of the safest prospects available in the 2014 NFL Draft, and a capable day one starter a either left or right tackle. His visit had been previously reported, and WGR 550's Joe Buscaglia says that Matthews dined with Bills brass on Tuesday evening.

Brown was a three-year starter for the Cardinals at inside linebacker, finishing his four-year playing career with 301 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks and an interception. The 6'1", 251-pound Brown is a two-down thumper inside that is expected to be selected in the mid-to-late rounds of the 2014 NFL Draft.

The Bills have now confirmed 13 pre-draft visitors so far this spring; they are allowed a maximum of 30. Here's the full list, including a reported future visit from Odell Beckham, which we're also keeping track of in this StoryStream. For a broader historical view of the Bills' pre-draft visits, be sure to check out our page dedicated to pre-draft visits from previous years (which is also accessible from the Library drop-down on the home page).

Confirmed visits

Player Pos. College Ht Wt Spd
Jeremy Hill RB LSU 6005 233 4.66
Lache Seastrunk RB Baylor 5090 201 4.51
Cody Latimer WR Indiana 6020 215 4.39
Eric Ebron TE North Carolina 6043 250 4.60
Troy Niklas TE Notre Dame 6064 270
Jake Matthews OT Texas A&M 6054 308 5.07
Charles Siddoway OT Mississippi State 6053 301 5.07
Scott Crichton DE Oregon State 6030 273 4.84
Ryan Shazier LB Ohio State 6010 237
Preston Brown LB Louisville 6010 251 4.86
Bradley Roby CB Ohio State 5110 194 4.39
Ross Cockrell CB Duke 5110 194 4.56
Bashaud Breeland S Clemson 5110 197 4.62

Reported visits

Player Pos. College Ht Wt Spd
Odell Beckham, Jr. WR LSU 5112 198 4.43
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