BOSTON (CBS) — The Patriots Hall of Fame finalists are out, and now it’s up to the fans to determine who will be enshrined in Foxboro.
The team announced on Wednesday that cornerback Raymond Clayborn, cornerback Ty Law and head coach Bill Parcells are this year’s finalists. Clayborn and Law are first-time finalists, while Parcells was a finalist in 2011 and 2012.
For Law, 2014 is the first year he was eligible to be nominated.
Clayborn was a first round pick by the Patriots in 1977 and was a three-time Pro Bowler (1983, 1985, 1986), helping the team to 10 winning seasons and four playoff berths during his 13-year career in New England. He finished his Patriots’ days with a franchise-leading 36 interceptions (tied with Law), and was also a stellar kickoff returner. He returned 57 kickoffs for 1,538 yards and three touchdowns, and led the NFL with a 31-yard return average as a rookie…
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