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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

Rivers' four TD passes spark Chargers' win

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers tied his career high with four touchdown passes and the San Diego Chargers beat the Denver Broncos 35-14 on Monday night for their third straight victory.

Gates, Mathews both inactive for Chargers

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Chargers will be without some of their top playmakers for tonight's clash with AFC West rival Denver.

Roles of Broncos RBs Maroney, Buckhalter diminishing

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
RBs Laurence Maroney and Correll Buckhalter are slowly being phased out of the Broncos' offense.

Broncos release OLB Moss

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Broncos have released OLB Jarvis Moss, a former first-round draft pick.

After slow start, Moreno in store for big finish

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The first half of the season didn't go quite as Knowshon Moreno would have hoped, but the second half could prove to be his coming-out party.

Broncos turn the tables on Chiefs

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
The Denver Broncos corralled the NFL's top rushing team, doing their best imitation of the Kansas City Chiefs in a rout of the AFC West leaders.

Broncos keep RB Ball as insurance

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 11:43 p.m. ET
Denver promoted promising RB Lance Ball from its practice squad to the 53-man roster earlier in the week so it wouldn't lose him to Indianapolis, we hear in AFC West Whispers.

Broncos punish D.J. Williams

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
Following his DUI arrest on Friday morning, Broncos LB D.J. Williams has been benched, fined and stripped of his defensive captaincy.

Broncos LB Williams arrested for DUI

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Broncos LB D.J. Williams was taken into custody by police early Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence.

AFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 8:33 a.m. ET
WR Brandon Lloyd is on his way to a career season, helping to compensate for the Broncos' 32nd-ranked rushing attack. Read our midseason reports on the AFC West teams.

Bowlen no longer face of Broncos

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
With the Broncos likely to miss the playoffs for a fifth consecutive season, the prestige of the franchise seems to be fading — and so is owner Pat Bowlen, who is becoming less involved with the team's everyday operations.

Broncos in no rush to play Tebow at QB

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 8:52 p.m. ET
Even if the Broncos do continue to slip further out of playoff contention, we hear that Denver is in no rush to expand the role of rookie QB Tim Tebow.

Gradishar deserves to be in Canton

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
Mike Beacom makes the case for ex-Broncos great Randy Gradishar to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

49ers rally late to beat Broncos 24-16 in London

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Troy Smith completed three long passes in the fourth quarter to lead the 49ers to a 24-16 win over the Denver Broncos on Sunday.

Dawkins returns to Denver lineup

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
FS Brian Dawkins is expected to return to the Denver lineup for the team's game Sunday vs. the 49ers in London.

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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