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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 surprise by cutting DE Green

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The Broncos have released DE Jarvis Green, who was signed as a free agent to help remake the team's front line in the 3-4 defense.

Report: Broncos RB White out for year with torn Achilles tendon

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that Broncos RB LenDale White will miss the 2010 season after tearing his Achilles tendon in Thursday night's preseason finale.

Broncos CB Smith playing his way off roster

Posted Sept. 02, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
If CB Alphonso Smith was being evaluated on merit alone, he would not make the Broncos' roster, a team observer told PFW.

Moreno’s return to practice a positive sign for Week One status

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ noon ET
You have to practice before you can play, so Knowshon Moreno's return to workouts is a step in the right direction for owners banking on him Week One.

Broncos RB Moreno returns to practice

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
After hurting his hamstring on the first day of training camp, Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno returned to pracitce Tuesday.

Broncos cut RB Fargas

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Monday that they have released RB Justin Fargas and designated CB Tony Carter as waived/injured.

Reports: Broncos WR Thomas doubtful for season opener

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The Broncos received some good news Wednesday when tests reportedly showed that rookie WR Demaryius Thomas did not suffer a stress fracture in his left foot.

Broncos OLT Clady returns to practice

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
Broncos All-Pro OLT Ryan Clady returned to practice on Wednesday for the first time since suffering a knee injury in a pickup basketball game in April.

Broncos release ILB Ayodele

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
The Broncos released ILB Akin Ayodele on Tuesday.

Tebow challenging Quinn for backup duty

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
The only competition at quarterback in Denver is between Brady Quinn and Tim Tebow, who are battling to be Kyle Orton's primary backup.

Broncos sign Orton to extension

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
The Broncos have signed QB Kyle Orton to a contract extension, the team announced late Thursday.

Tebow misses second practice in a row

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Broncos QB Tim Tebow sat out Thursday's practice and his debut in front of the home fans Saturday night is in jeopardy.

Broncos sign RB Fargas

Posted Aug. 11, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Broncos addressed their need for healthy bodies at running back, signing Justin Fargas to a one-year deal.

Broncos lose OLB Moss for two weeks

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 3:05 a.m. ET
Broncos OLB Jarvis Moss, who was slated to replace the injured Elvis Dumervil, broke a bone in his right hand during Denver's Friday-morning workout. The broken bone will require surgery, and Moss is expected to miss two weeks of ...

Floyd Little takes long road to Hall

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 8:57 a.m. ET
Before a pair of Lombardi Trophies were resting in Denver and John Elway's orange No. 7 became one of the most iconic jerseys in football history, Floyd Little was the face of the Broncos.

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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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