Former Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson passed away this week at the age of 68. One of the best team-builders in recent NFL history, Thompson’s legacy includes drafting Aaron Rodgers and signing Charles Woodson, two Hall of Fame players who helped the Packers win Super Bowl XLV.
During Thompson’s 13 seasons as general manager, the Packers had nine playoff appearances and won six division titles.
His legacy also includes all the lives he changed in Green Bay, especially players.
An outpouring of current and former Packers players took to social media to mourn the news of Thompson’s passing on Thursday: