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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' Studesville adjusting to new role

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Broncos interim head coach Eric Studesville was chosen to replace Josh McDaniels because of his exuberant and uplifting attitude, a quality the organization hopes will rub off on the players.

Broncos determined to change perception of team

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Denver is hoping that the promotion of former RB coach Eric Studesville to interim head coach will begin the process of restoring the team's integrity following the unsuccessful 28-game tenure of Josh McDaniels. And it's unlikely the team ...

Air Force coach Calhoun not interested in Broncos job

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Air Force coach Troy Calhoun has pulled his name out of the running to become the coach of the Broncos in 2011, according the Colorado Springs Gazette.

Broncos have big mess following McDaniels firing

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos' firing of head coach Josh McDaniels on Monday leaves the organization in major flux, with a need to right the ship and appease its disillusioned fans.

Broncos hire Studesville as interim head coach

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
The Broncos have named RB coach Eric Studesville interim head coach following the firing of Josh McDaniels on Monday night.

Broncos fire McDaniels

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Monday that owner Pat Bowlen has relieved head coach Josh McDaniels of his head coaching duties.

Broncos place LB Mays, TE Gronkowski on I.R.

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
The Broncos placed LB Joe Mays and TE Dan Gronkowski on injured reserve on Monday following injuries suffered in the team's Week 13 loss to the Chiefs.

Chiefs maintain AFC West lead, top Broncos

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
Jamaal Charles rushed for 116 yards and Matt Cassel threw a 3-yard pass to Leonard Pope for the only touchdown, leading Kansas City to a ragged 10-6 victory over Denver on Sunday.

McDaniels' long-term status up in air

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
Broncos owner Pat Bowlen recently offered differing opinions on head coach Josh McDaniels, the second of which gives the Broncos some wiggle room.

Bowlen: McDaniels will return in 2011

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
Broncos owner Pat Bowlen said Monday that head coach Josh McDaniels will be back in 2011.

Bradford throws for over 300 as Rams top Broncos

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 7:57 p.m. ET
Rookie Sam Bradford had his first 300-yard game and tossed three touchdown passes as the Rams escaped Denver with a 36-33 win Sunday.

NFL fines Broncos, McDaniels for taping a practice

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The league has fined the Broncos $50,000 and head coach Josh McDaniels $50,000 for illegally taping a 49ers practice.

Goodman could be out longer than expected

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
While Broncos CB Andre Goodman isn't expected to be placed on injured reserve, we hear his injury may be worse than the team is letting on.

2011 AFC West free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Can the Raiders afford to keep free-agent-to-be Nnamdi Asomugha, who's one of the elite cornerbacks in the league? Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC West players likely to become free agents in March.

Broncos rule Thomas, McBath out for Sunday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Broncos ruled out rookie WR Demaryius Thomas and CB Darcel McBath for Sunday's game against the Rams.

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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