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Matt Prater

Matt Prater - #5 - K

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 195 lbs.
Birthday 08/10/1984
Birthplace Mayfield Heights, OH
College UCF
Years played 7

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

FG Pat Pts
26 55 133

Broncos sign former Chargers OG Vasquez

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The Broncos signed former Chargers OG Louis Vasquez in the first hour of free agency on Tuesday.

Denver Broncos: 2013 team needs

Posted March 07, 2013 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Denver Broncos, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Broncos tag OLT Clady

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
As expected, the Broncos placed the franchise tag on OLT Ryan Clady, the team confirmed Friday.

Lattimore hopes to inspire during incredible comeback

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 7 p.m. ET
South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore isn't letting a gruesome knee injury slow him down en route to his path to the NFL.

Elway, Broncos sitting pretty at quarterback

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
Broncos executive vice president of football operations John Elway is pleased with what he has seen from No. 2 QB Brock Osweiler.

Clady will receive franchise tag from Broncos

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
Broncos senior vice president of football operations John Elway said OLT Ryan Clady will receive the franchise tag.

Lions hire former Broncos GM Xanders

Posted Jan. 28, 2013 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
The Lions hired former Broncos GM Brian Xanders as a senior personnel executive, the team confirmed Monday.

Broncos hire Knapp as QBs coach

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
The Broncos hired former Raiders offensive coordinator Greg Knapp as their quarterbacks coach, the team announced Friday.

Broncos promote Gase to offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
The Broncos promoted Adam Gase to offensive coordinator, the team announced Thursday.

Broncos promote Undlin to secondary coach

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 9:33 p.m. ET
The Broncos fired secondary coach Ron Milus and promoted Cory Undlin to the position.

Chargers hire McCoy as head coach

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Mike McCoy is staying in the AFC West and will become the new head coach of the Chargers.

Ravens rally for playoff win in double OT

Posted Jan. 12, 2013 @ 9:19 p.m. ET
Baltimore's Justin Tucker kicked a 47-yard field goal 1:42 into the second overtime Saturday to lift the Ravens to a 38-35 victory over the Broncos in the AFC playoffs.

Friday injury report for divisional playoffs

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
Here is the Friday injury report for the divisional playoffs, showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

Middle of 'D' in 2013 a question mark for Denver

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Age and contracts of the Broncos' starters at defensive tackle and middle linebacker could lead to a new group in the middle in 2013.

Key matchup: Ravens WRs vs. Broncos pass defense

Posted Jan. 10, 2013 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
To pull off an upset on Saturday afternoon, the Ravens need WRs Torrey Smith and Anquan Boldin to be on top of their game.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted July 02, 2012
The Denver Broncos have signed kicker Matt Prater to a new four-year deal, locking up one of the most powerful legs in NFL history. Executive Vice President of Football Operations John Elway announced the contract Monday. Terms were not released.||||||| Prater was a clutch performer for the Broncos down the stretch last season with four game-winning field goals. He had three straight weeks in which he kicked the winner on the game's final play, helping Tim Tebow and the Broncos go on a six-game winning streak that propelled them into the playoffs for the first time in six seasons. Entering his sixth NFL season, Prater ranks second in team history with an 80.4 percent field goal conversion rate.
Posted March 05, 2012
The Denver Broncos have placed the franchise tag on Prater, giving them the right to match any offer other teams might present to the kicker with one of the most powerful legs in NFL history.||||||| Prater came up clutch for the Broncos down the stretch last season with four game-winning field goals. He had three straight weeks in which he kicked the winner on the game's final play, helping Tim Tebow and the Broncos go on a six-game winning streak that propelled them into the playoffs for the first time in six seasons. Prater has the highest percentage in league history from 50 or more yards, having connected on 12 of 16 kicks for a 75 percent clip.
Posted Dec. 23, 2010
The Broncos have placed Prater on injured reserve.||||||| Prater has missed the last two games with a groin injury. Steven Hauschka has filled in, connecting on 5 of 6 field goal attempts in games at Arizona and Oakland. In his career with the Broncos, Prater has made 71 of 87 field goal attempts, the best accuracy rate in team history for anyone with a minimum of 50 attempts.
Posted Sept. 17, 2007
Prater was cut by the Falcons on Monday after he missed two field goals in the Falcons' 13-7 loss to the Jaguars.||||||| Prater is 1-of-4 this season, including two costly misses on Sunday. He was wide right from 43 yards in the second quarter and wide right from 26 yards in the third. Atlanta signed Morten Andersen to replace him.

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