Former Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson revealed Wednesday that he has been suffering from an autonomic disorder. It’s the primary reason why he is no longer leading the team’s football operation.
Thompson was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame on Saturday night and shared his thoughts mostly through a video that had been pre-recorded.
Thompson released a statement through the Packers addressing his health.
“I have been diagnosed with an autonomic disorder,” Thompson said in his statement. “I feel that it’s important to mention that based on the test results and opinions of medical specialists, they feel that I do not fit the profile of someone suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).”
Thompson didn’t say whether a specific disease or illness caused the disorder or whether the many tests [Read more…]