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Ted Thompson, the former Green Bay Packers GM who built the Super Bowl XLV champions, dies at 68

1 month ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

Ted Thompson, whose 13-year run as Packers general manager included drafting Aaron Rodgers and building a Super Bowl champion, has died. He was 68.
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Packers' Super Bowl architect Ted Thompson dead at 68

Packers' Super Bowl architect Ted Thompson dead at 68

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

Former Packers general manager Ted Thompson died Wednesday night, coach Matt LaFleur confirmed. He was 68. Thompson spent 21 of his 26 years in an NFL front office with the Packers, winning Super Bowl rings as director of pro personnel in 1996 and as general manager in 2010. One of Thompson's first decisions as general...
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Former Super Bowl-Winning Packers GM Ted Thompson Dies At 68: ‘We Will All Miss Him'

1 month ago   |   By CBS

GREEN BAY, Wis. - Ted Thompson, whose 13-year run as Green Bay Packers general manager included their 2010 Super Bowl championship season, has died. He was 68.
The Packers announced Thursday that Thompson died the previous night at his home in Atlanta, Texas. A Packers official said the team was contacted by a direct family member.
Thompson was Packers general manager from 2005-17 and drafted many notable players on the current roster, including two-time MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers. He acquired 49 of the 53 players on the Packers' 2010 championship team.
Thompson spent over two decades...
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Ted Thompson's Legacy Will Always Be Trading Brett Favre - And Being Right

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Former Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson died Wednesday. He was 68.
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Former Packers general manager, senior adviser to football operations Ted Thompson dies at age 68

1 month ago   |   By CBS Sports

Thompson's NFL career spanned across six different decades
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Former Packers GM Ted Thompson Dies at Age 68

1 month ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Former Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson died Wednesday night at the age of 68, head coach Matt LaFleur announced Thursday...
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Former Packers G.M. Ted Thompson passes at 68

1 month ago   |   By NBC Sports

Former Packers General Manager Ted Thompson has died. He was 68. Thompson became the G.M. in 2005, and he remained in that role through 2017. His initial first-round pick, quarterback Aaron Rodgers, continues to be one of the very best players in all of football and the presumptive 2020 NFL MVP. The Packers won Super
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Report: Former Packers GM Ted Thompson dies

Report: Former Packers GM Ted Thompson dies

1 month ago   |   By WISN

Former Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson reportedly died Wednesday night, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
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