New England Patriots  

 

Law honored by Kraft, hopes to sign one-day deal with Pats

  • By NFL.com
More Columns >

Ty Law's playing career is all but done. However, the former Pro Bowl cornerback has his eye on one more contract with the New England Patriots -- even if it's only for a day.

"... That's one of the reasons I haven't officially turned my papers in because I would like to at least say the last contract I sign was with New England," Law said, according to The Boston Globe. "And that would be an honor if I was able to do that, if Mr. (Robert) Kraft was to bless me with something like that, that would be the icing on the cake for a 15-year career."

Law played 10 of his 15 seasons with the Patriots and was among a group of players honored Tuesday night at The Sports Museum's 10th annual The Tradition Awards in Boston. Kraft, the Patriots' owner, presented Law with the football legacy award.

Law, a five-time Pro Bowl pick, played with four teams during his NFL career -- the New York Jets, Kansas City Chiefs and Denver Broncos were the others -- but he'll always be associated with the Patriots, with whom he won three Super Bowl rings. The 37-year-old told The Globe he had the opportunity to play with a team last season but decided it "wasn't the right time."

"I said, 'It's time to call it a career,' " Law said. "But hopefully, I'll get the opportunity to officially retire as a Patriot. That's my ultimate goal right now."

Whether Law will receive his wish remains to be seen. The Patriots aren't known for one-day contract celebrations, and Kraft didn't give an answer, instead choosing to heap praise on one of his personal favorites.

"To me, he is a Patriot and will always be a Patriot," Kraft said. "... He anchored our backfield. People don't realize part of the privilege of owning a team is you get to meet with great guys, and Ty has always been one of my favorites."

Headlines

The previous element was an advertisement.

NFL Shop

NFL News
CONTENT
15