Candidates, whose teams are currently in the playoffs are not eligible to be interviewed until after their final playoff game.
Here is Thompson's list of candidates:
Steve Mariucci - Former Head Coach San Francisco and Detroit; former assistant with the Packers
Jim Bates - Defensive coordinator, Green Bay Packers
Wade Phillips – Former Head Coach Buffalo and Denver; currently defensive coordinator, San Diego
Brad Childress – Offensive coordinator, Philadelphia
Maurice Carthon – Offensive coordinator, Cleveland Browns
Ron Rivera - Defensive coordinator, Chicago Bears
Tim Lewis - Defensive coordinator, New York Giants
Ken Whisenhunt - Offensive coordinator, Pittsburgh Steelers
Russ Grimm - Assistant head coach/offensive line coach, Pittsburgh Steelers
Sean Payton - Assistant head coach/passing game coordinator, Dallas Cowboys
Cam Cameron - Offensive coordinator, San Diego Chargers.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported that Childress is expected to meet with Thompson in Green Bay today. Childress interviewed with the Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday.