2009 NFL bye weeks

In case you were curious about the bye week schedule this year, here you go:

Weeks 1-3: None
Week 4: Arizona, Atlanta, Carolina, Philadelphia
Week 5: Chicago, Green Bay, New Orleans, San Diego
Week 6: Dallas, Indianapolis, Miami, San Francisco
Week 7: Baltimore, Denver, Detroit, Jacksonville, Seattle, Tennessee
Week 8: Cincinnati, Kansas City, New England, Pittsburgh, Tampa Bay, Washington
Week 9: Buffalo, Cleveland, Minnesota, New York Jets, Oakland, St. Louis
Week 10: Houston, New York Giants
Weeks 11-17: None

This year it looks like the trickiest weeks are going to be 5 and 8 (and maybe 7). I’m not really a big fan of planning your draft around bye weeks, as I only see it as one or two weeks where you have to take some gambles on spot starts, but maybe you are and hopefully this helps a bit.