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Ted Thompson (January 17, 1953 – January 20, 2021) was an American professional football player and executive in the National Football League (NFL). He was born in Atlanta, Texas.

He was the general manager of the Green Bay Packers from 2005 to 2017. Thompson had a 10-year playing career in the NFL as a linebacker and special teams player with the Houston Oilers from 1975 to 1984. He won two Super Bowls in 1997 and 2011.

In May 2019, Thompson announced that he was diagnosed with dysautonomia, an autonomic disorder. He died on January 20, 2021 in Atlanta, Texas from the disease, three days after his 68th birthday.


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