La'el Collins meets with Rex Ryan, Dolphins players

After going undrafted this past weekend, LSU offensive tackle La'el Collins had an impromptu dinner meeting with Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan on Monday, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported according to a source informed of the situation. The Advocate first reported the news.  

The Cowboys and Dolphins are also among the teams interested in Collins, per Rapoport.

Rapoport reported Tuesday that Collins now is meeting with several Dolphins players and former LSU teammates, per a source informed of the meeting. Rapoport described the meeting as a recruiting session, adding that no Dolphins employees made the trip to Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Collins is currently working to clear his name in a police investigation in Louisiana. Collins met with Baton Rouge police Monday as part of the investigation into the murder of Brittany Mills. Collins is not a suspect in the case. Mills, 29, was pregnant at the time of her death and had a previous relationship with Collins.

"It went fine; we answered all their questions," Collins' lawyer, Jim Boren, said via The Times-Picayune. "La'el is not going to make any comments. I'm not going to have any comments. The investigation is going to continue. La'el is now going to start making an effort to start getting his football career back on track."

If Collins' name is cleared, he will be able to sign a three-year contract as an undrafted free agent.

UPDATE: Below is the official league policy regarding teams visiting players following the draft:

"Clubs are prohibited from visiting a player who was eligible for the 2015 Draft at his campus or residence if the player has withdrawn from school and final exams have yet to conclude at the school. This includes drafted players, any undrafted players that have signed as free agents, and any undrafted players that have yet to sign."

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