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GM Thompson signs multi-year contract with Pack

Green Bay, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Green Bay Packers signed executive vice president and general manager Ted Thompson to a new multi-year contract on Wednesday.

Thompson has been a key decision-maker in the Packers' current streak of five straight playoff appearances.

"I'm pleased that we were able to enter into this contract extension with Ted," Packers president/CEO Mark Murphy said. "His outstanding work has been the key factor in the success that we've enjoyed in recent years. I have tremendous respect for Ted, and am confident that we will continue to contend for championships under his leadership."

Thompson has led the Packers' football operations the last nine years, which includes a Super Bowl victory in the 2010 season and a current three-year run as NFC North Division champions.

07/30 14:52:04 ET

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