Thompson will remain with the Packers organization as Senior Advisor of Football Operations.
Schneider signed a five-year contract extension with the Seahawks in 2016 that provided no "out clause" to Green Bay should a position become available. The Houston Texans flew him in Saturday and planned to interview him for their vacancy on Sunday, but he took the job in Green Bay instead.
Gutekunst reportedly had an opportunity to become the San Francisco 49ers general manager previous year, but the Packers gave him a raise and a new title. Most notably is the Packers at least showing some interest in former scout/personnel man turned Seahawks general manager John Schneider.
The #Packers are swinging big on their GM search.
He spent his first 13 seasons with the Packers as a college scout.
Gutekunst will be entering his 20th season with the Packers.
Gutekunst may be the Packers settling, but that doesn't mean it's a bad hire. That is not the case, and it's unclear if Ball will stay in his current position as vice president.
Packers coach Mike McCarthy didn't want Russ Ball to be the team's next G.M. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers also reportedly wasn't a fan of the franchise's V.P. of football administration getting the ultimate in-house promotion.