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The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 4.0k votes 405 voters 6.4k views43 items

Big fan of New England football? Then check out this list of New England Patriots cornerbacks with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting cornerback from throughout New England Patriots history, including current cornerbacks and past ones. An important part of the New England defensive backfield, the CB position requires fast players to cover receivers, defend against pass offenses, and make tackles. Featuring 2018-2019 Patriots and some of the greatest NFL cornerbacks of all time, the best Patriots CBs include Malcolm Butler, Ty Law, Asante Samuel, Logan Ryan, and Ellis Hobbs.

Who are the best cornerbacks in New England Patriots history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of New England Patriots starting cornerback.

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  • Ty Law1
    271
    50

    Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

  • Stephon Gilmore2
    255
    55

    Seasons: 2018, 2017

  • Mike Haynes3
    139
    46

    Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

  • Asante Samuel4
    165
    64

    Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

  • Darrelle Revis5
    178
    77

    Seasons: 2014

  • Devin McCourty6
    182
    81

    Devin McCourty

    Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

  • Aqib Talib7
    139
    56

    Seasons: 2013, 2012

  • Malcolm Butler8
    170
    88

    Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

  • Raymond Clayborn9
    100
    42

    Raymond Clayborn

    Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

  • Ronnie Lippett10
    78
    31

    Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

  • Otis Smith11
    68
    28

    Seasons: 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1996

  • Logan Ryan12
    96
    56

    Logan Ryan

    Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

  • Brandon Browner13
    67
    41

    Seasons: 2014

  • Randall Gay14
    51
    29

    Seasons: 2007, 2005, 2004

  • Gino Cappelletti15
    45
    22

    Seasons: 1960

  • Ellis Hobbs16
    45
    34

    Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

  • Maurice Hurst17
    36
    29

    Maurice Hurst

    Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989

  • Kyle Arrington18
    38
    47

    Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

  • John Outlaw19
    23
    28

    Seasons: 1972, 1971 

  • Rod Smith20
    26
    32

    Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992

  • Steve Israel21
    16
    23

    Seasons: 1999, 1998

  • Shawn Springs22
    23
    36

    Shawn Springs

    Seasons: 2009

  • Ron Bolton23
    14
    23

    Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972

  • Ricky Reynolds24
    18
    32

    Ricky Reynolds

    Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994

  • Alfonzo Dennard25
    20
    38

    Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012