2013 NFL draft news: Jaguars host Joeckel, Fisher; Ansah will meet with Saints


Jacksonville reportedly took a look at the draft's top offensive tackle prospects, the Saints had a meeting with one of the draft's buzziest players, and more of Thursday's late draft visit news.

There have already been plenty of reported pre-NFL Draft visits set up or occurring between teams and prospects on Thursday, and news hasn't stopped trickling in for the day just yet.

Starting near the top of the draft, the Jacksonville Jaguars, holders of the second overall pick, hosted offensive tackles Luke Joeckel of Texas A&M and Eric Fisher of Central Michigan, according to a report from Ryan O'Halloran of Jacksonville.com on Wednesday. Joeckel and Fisher are the top two prospects at their position, according to SB Nation's Dan Kadar. Joeckel, though, is widely thought to be going first overall to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Elsewhere, BYU's Ezekiel Ansah, the hybrid defensive end/outside linebacker generating plenty of interest from around the league, has a meet-and-greet lined up with the New Orleans Saints, according to a report from Larry Holder of The Times-Picayune on Wednesday. New Orleans owns the 15th pick in the NFL Draft.

Tyrann Mathieu, who already has visits to the Batlimore Ravens, Philadelphia Eagles and Tampa Bay Buccaneers under his belt, also has meetings set up with the Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers, Buffalo Bills, Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals, Houston Texans, Seattle Seahawks and Atlanta Falcons, according to the NFL Network's Albert Breer. Mathieu, it seems, remains one of the draft's most intriguing prospects.

North Carolina State quarterback Mike Glennon visited the Bills on Wednesday, according to John Murphy at the team's website. And in other news, former North Carolina offensive lineman Jonathan Cooper visited with the Dallas Cowboys Wednesday, according to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, and will meet with the Cleveland Browns and Tennessee Titans as well.

Connecticut linebacker Sio Moore spent time with the Cowboys and Ravens this week, according to the USA Today's Mike Garafolo, and is set to visit the Jaguars and Buccaneers in the near future. Moore is the 10th-ranked outside linebacker in SB Nation's position rankings.

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