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Packers Draft Visits 2016: WR Moritz Boehringer confirms he visited Green Bay

There was rumored interest from Green Bay in the German wideout, who confirmed this week that he did take an official visit to Wisconsin recently.

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A little over a week ago, the football world learned the name Moritz Boehringer. The German wide receiver prospect put up a ridiculous workout  at Florida Atlantic University's Pro Day on March 31st, running the 40-yard dash in as fast as 4.41 seconds while measuring in at 6 feet, 4-1/2 inches and 227 pounds.

Prior to his Pro Day, reported that the Green Bay Packers were one of the first teams interested in Boehringer, along with the Vikings, Broncos, and Cardinals. It appears now that the interest has not waned over the past few weeks; Boehringer said on Monday in an interview with's Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks that he took an official visit to Green Bay sometime last week (about the 6:00 minute mark).

In addition to the Packers, Boehringer said he met with Kansas City and Minnesota on his Midwest trip last week, is out west to visit the Rams and Seahawks this week, and will make a trip through the NFC South next week. He also noted that after his Pro Day, he got a lot of congratulations and "really didn't know what to do" about the sudden attention that he was getting.

Boehringer's route tree is likely to be one of the questions about him, but Jeremiah's discussion of his tape showed that he ran a wide variety of routes in Germany. The receiver confirmed that, saying that "yeah, we basically run every route," which should be a positive for him in the eyes of NFL scouts.

Because he remains an incredibly raw talent, the receiver is viewed to be as a late day-three prospect or an undrafted free agent, and at least one NFL scout said that he will "likely need a year on a practice squad" before making an NFL active roster. If he does end up going undrafted, he will have many teams vying for his services - and the Packers will almost certainly be one of them.