They crawled out of the Championship relegation spot by coming from behind to record a vital 3-1 win at Leicester to boost their Coca-Cola Championship survival hopes.
The Owls fell behind at the Walkers Stadium to a ninth-minute Iain Hume goal but stormed back with goals from Bartosz Slusarski (45), Steve Watson (53) and Leon Clarke (89).
Laws' side are now two points above the drop zone ahead of their final game of the season against Norwich at Hillsborough next Sunday.
1989/98 S.C.Watson 216/42 14
Steve became the youngest ever player to play for Newcastle in November 1990 when he played against Wolves as substitute for Liam O'Brien. Popular player who was shocked when Ruud Gullit sold him to Aston Villa in 1998. Was famous for a while for his Mexican-style throw-in that he used only twice (v Boro and Hull). Great utility player who could play anywhere. Scored a cracking goal at Anfield in the League Cup against Liverpool.