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Khalil Mack possessed traits that enraptured NFL scouts. Yeah, but could he fit into any defensive scheme? Mack was a hellacious pass-rusher for the University at Buffalo, dominating the Mid-American Conference and amassing school records. Yeah, but how would he stack up against pedigreed competition? He would erupt from his stance, use uncanny leverage skills …

Position: Offensive tackle School: Texas A&M Measurements: 6-foot-5, 308 pounds. Arm length: 33 3-8 inches. 40 time: 5.07 seconds. Bench press: 24 reps of 225 pounds. 3-cone drill: 7.34 seconds. Career stats: Started 46 of 49 games. Draft projection: First round. Lowdown: The son of Hall-of-Famer Bruce Matthews is projected to go in the top 10 picks, and maybe as high…

With pre-draft visits needing to be wrapped up by Sunday, Buffalo Bills General Manager Doug Whaley indicated the team's work in that regard is done. The Bills hosted 29 prospects out of an allowed 30 from non-local schools during the past month or so. The complete list of visitors, by position, is as follows: Cornerbacks Kyle Fuller, Virginia Tech Walt Aikens, Liberty…

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper sees two offensive tackles going before the Buffalo Bills pick at No. 9 overall but still thinks the Bills are a strong contender to take Texas A&M's Jake Matthews. Kiper thinks Michigan tackle Taylor Lewan is going to go higher than he originally expected and will join Auburn tackle Greg Robinson in the top eight. "Lewan I think will be …

University at Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack is headed to Radio City Music Hall next month. Mack is one of a record number of 30 NFL draft prospects who have accepted invitations to attend the annual selection process, which begins May 8. It's a foregone conclusion Mack will become the first UB player to be selected in the first round -- the only question now is just how…

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Buffalo Bills ranked second in rushing last year. Doug Marrone wasn't satisfied with that. "We ran the ball well, but I consider running the ball well is when you want to run it you can impose your will and run it," Marrone said today outside Lucas Oil Stadium, where he's attending the NFL scouting combine. "There were times we've gotten stopped. We'…