Originally posted on Packers Notes  |  Last updated 1/5/13

GREEN BAY, WI - JULY 28: General Manager Ted Thompson of the Green Bay Packers watches as his team works out during summer training camp on July 28, 2008 at the Hutson Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Director of Pro Personnel Eliot Wolf could be in line for yet another promotion Ted Thompson hasn’t made a truly significant front office hiring since being named GM eight years ago. In fact, his only additions have been scouts Mike Owen, Glenn Cook, Richmond Williams, John Wojciechowski and Chad Brinker. Director of Football Operations John Dorsey, Director of Pro Personnel Eliot Wolf, Director of College Scouting Brian Gutekunst and Senior Personnel Executive Alonzo Highsmith were already employed by the Packers when Thompson returned from the Great Northwest in January 2005. And there’s no guarantee that Thompson will look outside the organization if and when Dorsey takes the GM job in Kansas City. In fact, he seems inclined to once again stay in-house. “We do believe in developing our own,” Thompson told Jason Wilde. “It’s something that (retired GM) Ron (Wolf) did very successfully, as you well know. I try to stay pretty close to Ron’s way of thinking as much as I can. We’re all different
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