Big news for the Green Bay Packers.
Packers general manager Ted Thompson will transition to a new role as the franchise's senior advisor to football operations, the team announced Tuesdsay.
The move was first reported by NFL Media's Ian Rapoport. .
Green Bay will start the hiring process to replace Thompson as general manager, according to Rapoport.
Thompson has served as Green Bay's general manager since 2005. Since he took over, the Packers are 125-82-1 with one Super Bowl title, which came during the 2010 season.
ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported that the Packers' reorganization of the front office won't stop with Thompson. Team president Mark Murphy is tasked with assigning new responsibilities to current members of the front office, according to Mortensen.
“I want to thank Ted for his tireless efforts as the general manager of the Green Bay Packers for these past 13 seasons. Under his guidance, the Packers enjoyed a remarkable run of success, one that included our 13th world championship, four NFC Championship appearances and eight consecutive postseason berths,” said Murphy
The Packers finished the season 7–9 after losing to the Lions on Sunday. Green Bay's 2017 campaign was set back by an Aaron Rodgers collarbone injury that kept him out for a good chunk of the season.