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Ted Thompson is the general manager of the Green Bay Packers, a National Football League team. He was named to the post on January 14, 2005 by Packers president and CEO Bob Harlan. Thompson took over the general manager duties from Mike Sherman who had been serving as both head coach and general manager. Prior to becoming the Packers general manager, Thompson served with the Seattle Seahawks as their vice president of operations from 2000 to 2004. Thompson had previously worked for the Packers organization from 1992 to 1999, serving as their assistant director of pro personnel in 1992, their director of pro personnel from 1993 to 1997, and as their director of player personnel from 1997 to 1999. Thompson also had a 10 year playing career in the NFL as a linebacker and special teams player with the Houston Oilers from 1975 to 1984.