Ty Law's Career Highlights

All-League Teams

All-Pro: 1998 (AP, PFWA, SN)  ·  2003 (AP, PFWA)           

All-AFC: 1998 (PW)  ·  2003 (PW)


Pro Bowls

(5) – 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006


In the NFL Record Book (at time of his retirement following the 2009 season)

  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Seasons Leading League, Interceptions – 2 (1998, 2005)

Postseason Records

  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Interceptions, Game – 3 (vs. Indianapolis, 2003 AFC Championship)
  • [Tied for 4th] Most Interceptions, Career – 6

Super Bowl Records

  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Interceptions Returned for TD, Game – 1 (vs. St. Louis, XXXVI)

Pro Bowl Records

  • [1st] Most Interceptions Return Yards, Career – 147  
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Interceptions Returned for a TD, Career – 2
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Interceptions Returned for a TD, Game – 1 (1999, 2003)
  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Interceptions, Career – 3
  • [3rd] Longest Interceptions Return – 67 TD (1999)


Team Records

Patriots records held by Law

(Records through the 2004 season, Law’s final season with New England)

  • [1st] Most Interception Return Yards, Career – 583
  • [1st] Most Interceptions Returned for a TD, Career – 6
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Interceptions, Career – 36
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Interceptions Returned for a TD, Season – 2 (2001)
  • [2nd] Most Interceptions, Season – 9 (1998)
  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Consecutive Games with Interception – 3 (Nov. 26-Dec. 10, 1995)

Postseason Records

  • [1st] Most Interceptions, Game – 3 (vs. Indianapolis, 2003 AFC Championship)
  • [2nd] Most Interceptions, Career – 4
  • [2rd] Most Interception Return Yards, Game – 47 (vs. St. Louis, Super Bowl XXXVI)
  • [2nd] Most Interception Return Yards, Career – 73
  • [2nd] Longest Interceptions Return – 47 (vs. St. Louis, Super Bowl XXXVI)


Chiefs records held by Law

(Records through the 2007 season, Law’s final season with Kansas City)

Postseason Records

  • [Tied for 1st] Most Interceptions, Game – 2 (at Indianapolis, Jan. 6, 2007)
  • [3rd] Longest Interceptions Return – 43 (at Indianapolis, Jan. 6, 2007)


Jets records held by Law

(Records through the 2008 season, Law’s final season with New York)

  • [Tied for 1st] Most Interceptions, Game – 3 (vs. Buffalo, Jan. 1, 2006)
  • [2nd] Most Interception Return Yards, Season – 195 (2005)
  • [3rd] Most Interceptions, Season – 10 (2005)


Awards and Honors

  • 1998 NFL Alumni Defensive Back of the Year
  • Patriots Team of the Century (Patriots Football Weekly)
  • 2000s All-Decade Team


League/Team Statistical Titles

NFL Statistical Championships

Interception Leader: 1998, 2005

AFC Statistical Championships

Interception Leader: 1998, 2005

Team Statistical Championships

Interception Leader: 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006


Year-by-Year Team Records

1995     New England Patriots......... 10-6-0   (4th)

1996     New England Patriots........ 11-5-0   (1st)

1997     New England Patriots........ 10-6-0   (1st)

1998     New England Patriots......... 9-7-0   (4th)

1999     New England Patriots........... 8-8-0   (5th)

2000     New England Patriots......... 5-11-0   (5th)

2001     New England Patriots........ 11-5-0   (1st)

2002     New England Patriots .......... 9-7-0   (2nd) 

2003     New England Patriots........ 14-2-0   (1st)

2004     New England Patriots........ 14-2-0   (1st)

2005     N.Y. Jets......................... 4-12-0   (4th)

2006     Kansas City....................... 9-7-0   (2nd) 

2007     Kansas City...................... 4-12-0   (3rd)

2008     N.Y. Jets........................... 9-7-0   (3rd)

2009     Denver Broncos.................. 8-8-0   (2nd)

(Division Finish in Parentheses)

Qualified for Postseason in Bold

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