If you've ever wanted to go beyond Madden's franchise mode and have more control over your favorite NFL team, then NFL Head Coach 09 is the game for you. Having improved greatly over the last iteration which debuted in 2007, NFL Head Coach 09 is a game directly aimed at simulation fans.
Taking control as the GM and coach of your NFL team, Head Coach 09 removes the ability to control your players on the field and instead assigns you to pay attention to the finer details of a clipboard. One big change from the original is that you no longer have to run practices or set up coaches' meetings. The scope and depth of the title is deep for only being the second generation of the series.