NFL Head Coach 09 provides a complete NFL experience, offering a variety of different ways to control an NFL franchise, on and off the field, in-season and off-season. With strategic game planning features, NFL Head Coach 09 places gamers in the coachï¿½s seat by allowing gamers to comprehensively scout the opponent, build playbooks, and develop a team that will adapt to the philosophy and system of an NFL franchise.
- All–new play creator: Create new plays and use them in your playbooks in the first fully-featured play creator for a next generation football game. Create plays in-game to defend against unexpected plays from your opponent. Custom plays saved to your playbook are seamlessly imported into Madden NFL 09, and are available to share online.
- Team-specific player grades: NFL Head Coach 09 introduces a whole new way of grading each player's size and athletic ability based on team philosophy. Drafting, trading, and free agency become a different experience with every team.
- Live events: Enter into a brand new auction-like mini-game allowing you to make key decisions over free agents, trades, and hiring new assistant coaches. All of these events could involve counter offers from other teams that require instant responses or the risk of losing the opportunity.
- Approval rating: Every decision you make from who you draft to how you react on the sideline will impact your approval rating with the media, fans, players, coaches, and your team owner.
- Active sideline: Coach your team to victory with all of the excitement of game day from the sideline. Utilize game planning and assistant coaches' input to make the decisions that will define not only the game, but your career.