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The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 3.8k votes 374 voters 5.8k 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

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    Stephon Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 2018, 2017

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    Mike Haynes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

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    Asante Samuel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

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    Darrelle Revis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 2014

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    Devin McCourty is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Devin McCourty

    Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

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    Aqib Talib is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 2013, 2012

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    Malcolm Butler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

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    Raymond Clayborn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Raymond Clayborn

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

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    Ronnie Lippett is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

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    Logan Ryan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Logan Ryan

    Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

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    Otis Smith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1996

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    Brandon Browner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 2014

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    Gino Cappelletti is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 1960

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    Randall Gay is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 2007, 2005, 2004

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    Ellis Hobbs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

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    Maurice Hurst is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Maurice Hurst

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

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    Kyle Arrington is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

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    Rod Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992

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    John Outlaw is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 1972, 1971 

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    Steve Israel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 1999, 1998

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    Shawn Springs is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Shawn Springs

    Seasons: 2009

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    Alfonzo Dennard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012

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    Chuck Shonta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Chuck Shonta

    Seasons: 1965, 1962, 1961

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    Ricky Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
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    Ricky Reynolds

    Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994

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