ATLANTA – Former Patriots CB Ty Law was selected Sunday for enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Law will join the Hall of Fame Class of 2019 at an induction ceremony in Canton, Ohio this summer. Law becomes the third Pats Hall of Famer who spent at least the majority of his career with the Pats. John Hannah and Andre Tippett spent their entire careers with the Pats. Mike Haynes and Nick Buoniconti spent part of their careers with the Pats. Law was selected in his third year of eligibility.
“Ty Law was one of the premier cornerbacks in the NFL during his 15-year career and remains one of the greatest players in our franchise’s storied history,” said Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft. “The committee has validated that by selecting Ty to join this year’s class in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. We have had an incredible run of success and the building blocks started with players like Ty. He was an integral part of three Super Bowl championship teams and we are honored to have another Patriot take his rightful place in Canton.”
The Pats drafted Ty Law out of Michigan in 1995. He spent 10 seasons with the team and helped them win three Super Bowls. His favorite interception was when he picked off Kurt Warner in the Super Bowl against the Rams to help the Pats win their first Super Bowl. In the 2003 AFC Championship Game, Law intercepted three Peyton Manning passes while leading the Patriots to a 24-14 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. Law was simply masterful that day. He finished his Pats career with 36 interceptions - tied for the lead in franchise history with Raymond Clayborn.