Ty Law knows a thing or two about playing with clutch kickers -- Adam Vinatieri anyone? So when Stephen Gostkowski missed what would have been a game-winning 42-yard field goal on Sunday, his mind went straight to that comparison.
He's probably not alone, as many Patriots fans did the same.
Gostkowski hasn't been in many high pressure situations since joining the team, but he failed to convert in one this time.
Do you think he can handle the pressure?
(And oh by the way, Vinatieri hit a game-winning field goal in Indianapolis Sunday)
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Former New England Patriots defensive lineman Ron Brace is being laid to rest in his home town.
A celebration of his life will be held at St. John's Congregational Church in Springfield, Massachusetts, on Monday morning followed by a noontime funeral service. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.
Brace died at his family's home April 24. He was 29.
Police say his death was not suspicious and appears to be have been caused by a medical condition.
Brace grew up in Springfield and attended Burncoat High School in Worcester, Massachusetts. After a standout career at Boston College, he was drafted by the Patriots in the second round of the 2009 draft and played four years with the team.
He is survived by his parents and six siblings.
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