Tracking Green Bay’s coaching search

With the 2018 season in the books, the Green Bay Packers can turn their full attention to finding a new head coach.

To help you keep track of the search, we’ll be continually updating a list of the potential candidates and their status as team president Mark Murphy and general manager Brian Gutekunst look for former coach Mike McCarthy’s replacement.


Reports indicate the Packers could interview as many as 10 to 12 coaches for the job, though the urgency will likely increase a bit with there now being eight head coach vacancies in the league.

In addition to the names listed below, interim coach Joe Philbin is expected to interview for the job.

Here’s what we’ve got so far:

Candidates the Packers have interviewed:

Former Indianapolis coach Chuck Pagano (Tom Silverstein)
Former Indianapolis and Detroit coach Jim Caldwell (
New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels (Rob Demovsky)
New England defensive coordinator Brian Flores (Jason LaCanfora)
New Orleans tight ends coach Dan Campbell (Albert Breer)
New Orleans offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael Jr. (Albert Breer)
Tampa Bay offensive coordinator Todd Monken (Jeremy Fowler)
Tennessee offensive coordinator Matt LeFleur (Rob Demovsky)
Former Miami coach Adam Gase (Rob Demovsky)

Candidates the Packers have set interviews for:

Candidates the Packers have asked to interview:

Pittsburgh offensive line coach Mike Munchak (Tom Silverstein)

Candidates the Packers tried to target:

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald (Ian Rapoport)

The Packers, among other teams, were interested in Fitzgerald but his agent ended any speculation about a potential move Thursday night, telling reporters the coach intends to stay at Northwestern. (Silverstein)