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The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time  

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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 Law is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time

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

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

Seasons: 2018, 2017

3
Devin McCourty is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
Devin McCourty

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

4
Asante Samuel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

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

Seasons: 2014

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

Seasons: 2013, 2012

7
Malcolm Butler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

8
Mike Haynes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time

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

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

Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

10
Brandon Browner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 2014

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

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

12
Ronnie Lippett is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time

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

13
Otis Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1996

14
Randall Gay is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2005, 2004

15
Gino Cappelletti is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 1960

16
Ellis Hobbs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

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

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

18
Maurice Hurst is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
Maurice Hurst

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

19
Rod Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992

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

Seasons: 1972, 1971 

21
Shawn Springs is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time

Seasons: 2009

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

Seasons: 1965, 1962, 1961

23
Ricky Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New England Patriots Cornerbacks Of All Time
Ricky Reynolds

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994

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

Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972

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

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012