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The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 3.8k votes 385 voters 6.1k 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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  • 1
    Ty Law
    259
    50

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

  • 2
    Stephon Gilmore
    249
    50

    Seasons: 2018, 2017

  • 3
    Asante Samuel
    158
    59

    Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

  • 4
    Darrelle Revis
    174
    72

    Seasons: 2014

  • 5
    Mike Haynes
    130
    44

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

  • 6
    Devin McCourty
    178
    80

    Devin McCourty

    Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

  • 7
    Aqib Talib
    135
    54

    Seasons: 2013, 2012

  • 8
    Malcolm Butler
    164
    86

    Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

  • 9
    Raymond Clayborn
    94
    40

    Raymond Clayborn

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

  • 10
    Ronnie Lippett
    73
    31

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

  • 11
    Logan Ryan
    95
    53

    Logan Ryan

    Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

  • 12
    Otis Smith
    65
    28

    Seasons: 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1996

  • 13
    Brandon Browner
    67
    40

    Seasons: 2014

  • 14
    Randall Gay
    51
    29

    Seasons: 2007, 2005, 2004

  • 15
    Gino Cappelletti
    44
    22

    Seasons: 1960

  • 16
    Ellis Hobbs
    42
    32

    Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

  • 17
    Maurice Hurst
    33
    29

    Maurice Hurst

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

  • 18
    Kyle Arrington
    38
    45

    Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

  • 19
    Rod Smith
    26
    30

    Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992

  • 20
    John Outlaw
    20
    28

    Seasons: 1972, 1971 

  • 21
    Steve Israel
    16
    21

    Seasons: 1999, 1998

  • 22
    Shawn Springs
    23
    34

    Shawn Springs

    Seasons: 2009

  • 23
    Alfonzo Dennard
    20
    36

    Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012

  • 24
    Chuck Shonta
    11
    22

    Chuck Shonta

    Seasons: 1965, 1962, 1961

  • 25
    Ricky Reynolds
    16
    30

    Ricky Reynolds

    Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994