Demovsky: Packers signed McCarthy to contract extension through 2019

Demovsky: Packers signed McCarthy to contract extension through 2019

Demovsky: Packers signed McCarthy to contract extension through 2019

One day after falling to the Lions and locking up their first losing season since 2008, the Green Bay Packers will make several changes.

The team reportedly forced out longtime general manager Ted Thompson from that role and will be looking to hire an in-house replacement.

After Schneider, a native of nearby De Pere, Wisconsin, signed an extension past year with the Seahawks that runs through 2021, he told reporters that his new deal with Seattle does not include an out clause that would allow him to leave for the Packers' front office (he didn't confirm nor deny a report that his previous contract with Seattle included such a clause). Capers spent nine years running the Packers' defense, though he hasn't had a top-10 unit since 2010.

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Packers president Mark Murphy is expected to address the GM situation on Tuesday. He replaced Mike Sherman as GM for the Packers in 2005.

But it appears that head coach Mike McCarthy's job is safe. Thompson has been the GM since 2005 when he made Aaron Rodgers his first pick as the head man.

Thompson is under contract through the 2019 draft and it's not clear what his role will be with the team, most likely as a personnel consultant. Eliot Wolf, Ron Wolf's son and Director of Football Operations for the Packers, has been seen by many as an heir apparent to Thompson.

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