Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 3/4/12

GREEN BAY, WI - AUGUST 03: General manager Ted Thompson of the Green Bay Packers watches practice at summer training camp on August 3, 2009 at the Ray Nitschke Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
As the 2012 Combine came to a close on Tuesday, several players boosted their prospects. Green Bay Packers GM Ted Thompson operates in stealth mode and it’s anyone’s guess as to who he’ll have his eye on come April. One thing that is certain is that the Packers fell more than a little short on the defensive end last season, and Thompson’s attention will be turned to correcting that. Topping the list on Tuesday was 5-10, 193 lb UCF Cornerback Josh Robinson. He is one of the NCAA’s best corners and now boasts the fastest 40 time at the Combine with 4.33 sec. He also tied for best broad jump with an 11‘1“ leap. Robinson was projected by some to be a fourth or fifth round pick, but might go sooner after having demonstrated his speed and athleticism in Indianapolis. DE Melvin Ingram from South Carolina is probably the most versatile DL player in the draft. This 6-1, 264 lb athlete can become a dynamic playmaker for the Packer’s defense. Ingram highlighted his strength and speed at the Combine with a 4.18 sec. 20 yd shuttle, 6.83 sec. 3 cone drill and 28 reps on the bench. 6-2, 213 lb Notre Dame FS [...]
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