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Green Bay Packers
Packers GM Ted Thompson
1) Introduction: After following a Super Bowl title up with a 15-1 regular season in 2001, it seemed Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson could do no wrong. After a tense beginning to his tenure with the Packers, many fans have come to completely trust Thompson when it comes to building the roster of their team. Even when Thompson doesn’t sign many fee agents, he’s finding good players in the draft to restock Green Bay’s shelf with fresh talent. 2012 was no exception to how Thompson has gone about his time with the Packers.
Born: 01/07/1953, in Atlanta, Texas
Rookie Year as GM: 2006 (Packers)
NFL Experience: player: 1975-1984 (Houston Oilers), executive 1992-present (Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks)
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(3) Expectations heading into 2012: The expectations for Thompson’s roster have been the same since the Packers won Super Bowl XLV: Lombardi Trophy or bust. The defense was
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“They have too many receivers for him to make an impact.”
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— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) March 13, 2013
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