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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

Dumervil’s injury could devastate Broncos’ pass rush

Posted Aug. 05, 2010 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
Injuries to RBs Knowshon Moreno and Correll Buckhalter were only preliminary bumps in the road compared to the news of OLB Elvis Dumervil's torn pectoral muscle

Reports: Broncos OLB Dumervil tears pectoral

Posted Aug. 05, 2010 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
Broncos OLB Elvis Dumervil suffered a torn pectoral muscle during a Wednesday practice, according to reports, and could be out for four months.

Broncos sign ex-Titans RB White

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 8:54 p.m. ET
The Broncos signed former Titans RB LenDale White on Wednesday as insurance with two of their top backs battling injuries. To make room on the roster, Denver cut RB Kolby Smith.

Dumervil says he’s just getting started

Posted Aug. 03, 2010 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
PFW spoke with Broncos OLB Elvis Dumervil about his new contract, why he believes his best days are still ahead of him and whether head coach Josh McDaniels has changed much since taking over as Denver's head coach before ...

Broncos RB Moreno suffers injury

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Second-year Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno sustained a hamstring injury at practice Sunday. Reports indicate that the hamstring was not torn and he will be sidelined three weeks.

Broncos reach deal with top pick Thomas

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
The Broncos reached a deal with the last of their unsigned draft choices Saturday, as WR Demaryius Thomas agreed to a five-year, $15.5 million contract with more than $9 million in guaranteed money.

Broncos trade Arrington to Eagles for Mays

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
The Eagles and Broncos made a trade Friday night, sending LB Joe Mays to Denver and RB-RS J.J. Arrington to Philadelphia.

Broncos’ Dumervil says contract doesn’t mean he will relent

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Broncos OLB Elvis Dumervil told PFW he still believes he has something to prove.

Broncos sign Tebow

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced they signed first-round pick Tim Tebow on Thursday.

Broncos sign OL Beadles

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
The Broncos have signed second-round OL Zane Beadles. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed though numerous reports say that the deal is for four years and $4.2 million.

Broncos sign Dumervil to extension

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 2:11 a.m. ET
Broncos OLB Elvis Dumervil got the long-term contract extension he was seeking. The NFL sack leader agreed to a long-term deal late Thursday.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
In the fourth installment of our series of training-camp reports, we take a look at the AFC West teams.

Broncos’ Quinn expects to compete for starting job

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels has said Kyle Orton is his starting quarterback until someone beats Orton for the job, and backup Brady Quinn recently told PFW his goal heading into training camp is to play and to win.

Broncos can hang around in AFC West

Posted July 13, 2010 @ 10 a.m. ET
Are the Broncos going to catch us napping again? PFW's Mike Wilkening, for one, believes Denver will be more competitive than many people expect.

Broncos’ Ayers will have to outdo Moss for starting spot

Posted June 23, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Broncos OLB Robert Ayers doesn't appear to have momentum on his side as he prepares for a crucial training camp.

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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