Scout Premium Content

Thompson Keeps Franchise’s Future in Mind

Thompson (Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY)

The "responsibility that you have for the people you work with" is one reason why Ted Thompson signed a contract extension to stay on as Green Bay's general manager.

At age 61 and having built a formidable resume, Ted Thompson has every reason to, as he put it, “walk off into the sunset or go milk some cows.” Instead, Thompson feels a tug from the franchise, which has entrusted him to run the football show for 10 seasons. “I have people that I’m responsible for here, too – people that I’ve hired that have taken up this position because of my insistence or... Recommended Stories

  • It took seven games but the YAC-producing, tackle-breaking Randall Cobb returned on Sunday against Carolina (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

  • With a depleted supporting cast of proven playmakers, Aaron Rodgers might be having his best season. Nonetheless, Rodgers' brilliant numbers haven't exactly dropped the jaws of anyone in the Packers'…

  • One week at a time, Green Bay's defense has been turning its weaknesses into strengths. With Week 7 almost in the books, the Packers rank 10th in points and tied for eighth in yards per play, and sore…

  • You must consider these NINE players! You simply must. And while doing so, allow us to tell you about FanDuel's Fantasy Football Championship. You could be one of 100 finalists winning a trip to the…

  • The San Francisco Giants came out swinging in Game One of the 2014 World Series, scoring three times in the first inning and never looking back.

Up Next