Ted Thompson knows how hot the National Anthem topic is in the NFL. So when he had the opportunity to talk about it, he did not hold anything back. The Green Bay Packers general manager held a press conference on Thursday and he was asked about his views on players sitting during the National Anthem. Here's a look at what Thompson had to say. This comes on the heels of head coach Mike McCarthy talking about the National Anthem as he told reporters that he has the same procedure every year which is letting the players know how important the National Anthem is to the NFL and to the country itself.