McCurley has spent 12 years with the Packers, originally joining the organization as a coaching administrative intern in 2006.
While the team has not made a formal announcement about the departure of veteran defensive coordinator Dom Capers, Murphy said McCarthy has the go-ahead to search for a replacement without waiting for a new GM.
It's been almost seven years now since the Green Bay Packers head coach shared the postgame podium with general manager Ted Thompson and team president Mark Murphy, passing the Lombardi Trophy back and forth, celebrating the team's Super Bowl XLV championship, together.
On defense, McCarthy said holdover assistants Winston Moss, Joe Whitt and Darren Perry are candidates for the defensive coordinator position after Dom Capers was sacked this week. In all, Green Bay defenders have made 17 appearances in the Pro Bowl during Capers' tenure.
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Green Bay, which finished 22nd in total defense for a second consecutive year, used its top draft pick in each of the past six seasons on defensive players. "I love it here, I want to be here, but it has to fit for me, too", McCarthy said. Green Bay also has interest in Colts assistant Joe Philbin.
Bennett, who played for the team and has been part of the coaching staff since 2005, served as offensive coordinator for the past three seasons. He was the offensive coordinator when the Packers won the Super Bowl in the 2010 season.
McCarthy, who is fiercely loyal to his assistant coaches, doesn't often make wholesale changes to the staff. That's what keeps me up at night is the personal changes that you make.
As for Gutekunst and Wolf, sure, they've worked in the same building with McCarthy, but their direct contact with the head coach's office has been much less than Thompson's. He'll remain with the team as senior adviser of football operations.
One of the NFL's model franchises for stability and success, the Green Bay Packers have embarked on an offseason of change after missing the playoffs and finishing with a losing record for the first time since 2008. Safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix spoke about the toll that injuries took on defense, and the need for better accountability, as the Packers cleaned out their lockers on Tuesday.