NFL Head Coach 09 is an entirely redesigned game that offers a complete NFL coaching experience. With deep strategic game planning features, NFL Head Coach 09 places gamers in the coach's seat by allowing users to comprehensively scout the opponent, build custom playbooks, and develop a team that will adapt to the philosophy and system of an NFL franchise. One of the game's most innovative and popular features is the ability to create custom plays and seamlessly import them into Madden NFL 09. The in-game NFL Draft feature creates an authentic rendition of the NFL's biggest off-season event. As the head coach, users have the opportunity to draft their next superstar, trade up or down and receive draft pick suggestions from their coaching staff. The authenticity and depth of NFL Head Coach 09 is unrivaled; yet, its reinvented design will allow users to navigate through the game with ease.
- Lead the Franchise: From player personnel decisions to executing the X's and O's, feel what it's like to live the exciting life of an NFL head coach. From the moment you're hired, all eyes are on you. You make the decisions - you call every shot.
- Create Plays for Madden NFL 09: Make adjustments to plays at any time based on in-game situations. Custom plays you save to your playbook are seamlessly imported into Madden NFL 09, and are available to share online!
- Build a Winning Team: All-new mini-games make free agency and trading more fun and exciting than ever before as you bid against other teams in a live auction event.
- Everyone's a Critic: Every decision you make, from who you draft to how you react on the sideline, impacts your approval rating with the media, fans, players, coaches, and your team owner.
- All-New Coach Clipboard: Every decision is prioritized and displayed on the Coach Clipboard, so you now know exactly when to address injuries, gameplan for opponents, scout college players, and much more.
- Team-Specific Opponents 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.
- ESRB Rating: EVERYONE