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Brett Favre plans return to Lambeau Field

Brett Favre plans return to Lambeau Field

HATTIESBURG, Miss., June 19 (UPI) --Brett Favre confirmed in an interview with SiriusXM NFL Radio that he plans to return for a game with the Green Bay Packers this season.
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Extra Points: Dysfunctional Raiders exposed in Saffold drama

Extra Points: Dysfunctional Raiders exposed in Saffold drama

Philadelphia, Pa.On the surface, the Oakland Raiders' signing of Rodger Saffold seemed like a ludicrous deal.

Extra Points: Free agent frenzy

NFL fans who stopped at the grocery store on Tuesday afternoon or swung by school to pick up the kids after their extracurricular activities missed quite a bit.
Lea Thompson starts work on TV movie 'My Mother's Future Husband'

Lea Thompson starts work on TV movie 'My Mother's Future Husband'

ATLANTA, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Production has begun in Vancouver, British Columbia, on "My Mother's Future Husband," a TV movie starring Lea Thompson and Matreya Fedor, the UP network said.
Packers extend contract of Aaron Rodgers

Packers extend contract of Aaron Rodgers

GREEN BAY, Wis., April 26 (UPI) -- The Green Bay Packers said Friday they have extended the contract of quarterback Aaron Rodgers, with one report saying he will be the NFL's highest-paid player.

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Packers release Charles Woodson

Packers release Charles Woodson

GREEN BAY, Wis., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- The Green Bay Packers Friday released defensive back Charles Woodson, who went to the Pro Bowl four times as a Packer but played in just seven games in 2012.

Reports: Son of Packers coach found dead

OSHKOSH, Wis., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The body of the son of Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Joe Philbin has been pulled from a Wisconsin river, multiple reports indicated Monday.

Green Bay GM signs contract extension

GREEN BAY, Wis., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The Super Bowl-winning Green Bay Packers announced Friday General Manager Ted Thompson had signed a new multiyear contract with the team.
Green Bay releases Al Harris

Green Bay releases Al Harris

GREEN BAY, Wis., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Two-time Pro Bowl selection Al Harris was released Monday by the Green Bay Packers.

Packers re-sign OT Clifton

GREEN BAY, Wis., March 6 (UPI) -- Offensive tackle Chad Clifton has re-signed with the Green Bay Packers, the team said Sunday.

Favre reportedly sent reinstatement letter

NEW YORK, July 29 (UPI) -- Quarterback Brett Favre reportedly sent a reinstatement letter to the NFL Tuesday to officially end his recent retirement from the Green Bay Packers.
Packers GM: Favre situation 'difficult'

Packers GM: Favre situation 'difficult'

GREEN BAY, Wis., July 12 (UPI) -- Green Bay Packers General Manager Ted Thompson says the Brett Favre situation leaves the team in a difficult spot and "we don't have all the answers yet."

Packers GM named top NFL executive

ST. LOUIS, March 27 (UPI) -- Green Bay General Manager Ted Thompson is the NFL's top executive for 2007.
Packers long-snapper Rob Davis retires

Packers long-snapper Rob Davis retires

GREEN BAY, Wis., March 26 (UPI) -- Rob Davis, who is third on the all-time list of consecutive games played for the Green Bay Packers, retired as a player and joined the Packers front office.
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Ted Thompson (born January 17, 1953, in Atlanta, Texas) is the current general manager of the NFL's Green Bay Packers. Thompson 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 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.

Ted Thompson was signed by the Houston Oilers as an undrafted free agent out of Southern Methodist University in 1975. Thompson won a spot as a back-up linebacker and special teams player and held this position for 10 years. Although Thompson only started eight games during his career, he proved durable playing in 146 of 147 games.

Thompson worked in Seattle as Vice President of Football Operations; also heading Seattle's scouting department and running the draft boards. He worked alongside former Packers and Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren; who was Seattle's GM at the time.

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