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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 OLB Dumervil signs RFA tender

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
Broncos OLB Elvis Dumervil signed his restricted free-agent tender one day before the team could have reduced its offer.

Broncos sign fifth-round pick Cox

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
The Broncos announced the signing of fifth-round pick Perrish Cox late Wednesday.

Smith facing challenge for Broncos' nickel CB job

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
Second-year veteran Alphonso Smith is no lock to win the Broncos' nickel cornerback job, we hear.

Report: Broncos waive QB Brandstater

Posted June 04, 2010 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
The Broncos waived fourth-string QB Tom Brandstater on Friday.

Tebow a rookie worth rooting for

Posted June 03, 2010 @ 9:53 a.m. ET
Tim Tebow has been told by many that he can't be a successful quarterback, but thus far he has proved his critics wrong. Now he'll get a shot in Denver, where coach Josh McDaniels traded a boatload of ...

Broncos OLB Dumervil still hoping for contract offer

Posted May 27, 2010 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
While it doesn't appear that an agreement between Elvis Dumervil and the Broncos is imminent, sources in Denver say it would be surprising if the team didn't lock him up for several seasons before the start of the ...

Broncos sign seventh-round CB Thompson

Posted May 21, 2010 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced they have signed CB Syd’Quan Thompson, the 225th overall pick (seventh round) in the draft.

Broncos considering free-agent RB Westbrook

Posted May 13, 2010 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
The Broncos are seriously considering adding another running back to play behind second-year RB Knowshon Moreno, we hear.

Report: Broncos NT Fields arrested on gun charge

Posted May 08, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
A report out of Houston says that Broncos NT Ronald Fields was arrested Friday night in Houston. The 28-year-old was allegedly given a misdemeanor charge of unlawful carrying of a weapon.

Broncos’ Polumbus or Beadles could get call if Clady has setback

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Broncos are hoping OLT Ryan Clady will be ready to play by the time the regular season opens, but some estimates have him missing three months and then needing an additional month before he's ready to play in ...

Vets feeling heat with rookies on board

Posted May 04, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The draft is in the rearview mirror, but here are five veteran players who could be looking over their shoulders with rookies gunning for their jobs.

Reports: Broncos OLT Clady tears patellar tendon

Posted April 28, 2010 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
Broncos OLT Ryan Clady partially tore the patellar tendon in one of his knees while playing basketball over the weekend and had to undergo surgery, according to reports.

2010 draft choices by team: Broncos

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:37 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Denver Broncos in the 2010 NFL draft.

Broncos fill O-line needs, take another receiver on Day Two

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 10:20 p.m. ET
The Broncos filled the most glaring hole remaining on their roster Friday and added another wide receiver to the mix after spending a first-round pick on WR Demaryius Thomas on Thursday.

Broncos will need to be patient with Thomas, Tebow

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 10:33 p.m. ET
The Broncos hope to have picked up the replacements for Jay Cutler and Brandon Marshall in Tim Tebow and Demaryius Thomas.

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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