Packers apparently extended Mike McCarthy during the season

Reports: Packers part ways with Dom Capers, defensive coaches

Reports: Packers part ways with Dom Capers, defensive coaches

Thompson is expected to remain with the Packers in an advisory role, but the team will conduct a search for a new general manager. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN, the organization has inked the head coach to a one-year extension that will run through the 2019 season. McCarthy does have a Super Bowl win, as he and the Packers defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers back in 2010.

Green Bay won six NFC North Division titles and reached the Conference Championship game four times under Thompson's watch, winning just one. Thompson won two Super Bowls as GM of the Packers; he wasn't going to be kicked to the curb in typical National Football League fashion.

With the Packers stumbling to a 7-9 record this season when Rodgers broke his collarbone in mid-October, the team missed the playoffs for the first time in nine years. Packer President Mark Murphy made the announcement at the press conference today that confirmed that Ted Thompson would be moving into a senior advisor role. Both have interviewed for several GM openings around the league in recent years.

'Dawgs run wild: Georgia beats Oklahoma 54-48 in Rose Bowl
The teams traded field goals in the first overtime game in Rose Bowl history, with a score of 48-48 as they headed into double OT. Later Monday, Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts went 16 for 24 for 120 yards and two touchdowns en route to the 24-6 win.

A former linebacker for the Houston Oilers, Thompson broke into scouting with the Packers under Hall of Fame GM Ron Wolf in 1992. Brian Gutenkunst is the team's Director of Player Personnel and Russ Ball is the Vice-President of Football Administration/Player Finance.

Green Bay also drastically shifted around Mike McCarthy's coaching staff, getting rid of long-time defensive coordinator Dom Capers, among other coaches.

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