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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 rule five out for Week Six

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
Broncos FS Brian Dawkins (knee), CB Andre Goodman (leg), LB Wesley Woodyard (leg), FS Darcel McBath (ankle) and OLB Robert Ayers will not play on Sunday.

Orton officially an elite fantasy QB

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
Don't look now, but fantasy's best passer might be a guy who went undrafted in more than a few leagues. After carving up some soft secondaries in the season's first month, Kyle Orton proved to be the ...

Ravens, Rice run past Broncos, 31-17

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
Ray Rice ran for 133 yards and two touchdowns, and the Ravens frustrated Denver quarterback Kyle Orton in a 31-17 victory Sunday.

Broncos RB Moreno to miss Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno will not play in Sunday's game against the Ravens, head coach Josh McDaniels announced on Friday.

QB Orton becoming a leader in Denver

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
Broncos QB Kyle Orton came back a different man this offseason and, after signing a contact extension in August, has a newfound sense of confidence.

Bailey, Broncos end contract talks

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
CB Champ Bailey and the Broncos have broken off talks about a contract extension until the offseason, according to Fox 31 Denver reporter Josina Anderson.

Moreno held out of Broncos practice

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno was held out of the team's afternoon practice and is unsure if he'll play in Week Five due to a hamstring injury.

Penalties major concern for Titans

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
The Titans, who committed 98 penalties last season, slightly above the league average, led the league in penalties and penalty yardage through four games and were on pace to commit 50 more penalties than a season ago. 

Orton tosses 2 TDs, Broncos beat Titans 26-20

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Kyle Orton threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Correll Buckhalter with 1:33 left, and the Denver Broncos rallied and beat the Tennessee Titans 26-20 on Sunday.

Tebow to be active vs. Titans

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
Broncos QB Tim Tebow will be the team's second-string quarterback today vs. the Titans, a promotion after being inactive a week ago.

Q&A with Broncos legend John Elway

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
In the midst of an ongoing promotion with Pepsi Max, two-time Super Bowl champion John Elway took a few minutes out of his busy schedule to speak with Pro Football Weekly.

Broncos WR Lloyd's hard work paying off

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
While it might appear that WR Brandon Lloyd's gaudy offensive numbers are coming from out of nowhere, we hear that the wide receiver has been working toward a breakout season for several years.

Moreno expected to miss Week Four

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno is expected to miss a second consecutive week with a pulled hamstring, according to the Denver Post.

No Marshall, no problem for Orton

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
Broncos QB Kyle Orton was supposed to fail without elite WR Brandon Marshall around this season. So far, he doesn't seem to be too affected by his top wideout's departure.

Collie has career game in Colts win

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for three touchdowns even without Anthony Gonzalez and Pierre Garcon and the Indianapolis Colts beat the crestfallen Denver Broncos 27-13 Sunday.

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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