REPORT: Ted Thompson steps down as Packers GM
NFL Network reports that Packers general manager Ted Thompson has stepped down from his position. Thompson plans to transition into a new role within the organization. Green Bay will begin it's search for a new GM immediately. Thompson was the tenth GM in Packers history when he started in 2005.
Under Thompson, the Packers won 135 games, lost 90, and had one tie. That includes playoffs and the Super Bowl victory in 2010. His teams also played in four NFC Championship games, winning one.
Thompson's replacement may already be at 1265 Lombardi. All these executives are considered strong candidates:
- Vice President of Football Operations Russ Ball
- Director of Football Operations Eliot Wolf
- Director of Player Personnel Brian Gutekunst
- Senior Personnel Executive Alonzo Highsmith
Wolf and Gutenkunst have both interviewed for general manager jobs in the last few years.