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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

Eagles land Sims in three-team deal; Lions get Scheffler

Posted April 19, 2010 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
The Eagles have acquired LB Ernie Sims from the Lions in a three-way trade on Monday. The Lions also landed TE Tony Scheffler from Denver, with the Broncos getting draft picks.

Broncos’ Royal expected to help fill void left by Marshall

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
The departure of Brandon Marshall leaves the Broncos with a significant hole at wide receiver, but it also provides Eddie Royal with an opportunity to get back on track after a poor performance last season.

Broncos QB Orton signs tender

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
Hoping to build on his first season in Denver, Broncos QB Kyle Orton signed his restricted free-agent tender Friday.

Report: Broncos TE Scheffler will sign tender

Posted April 14, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Broncos TE Tony Scheffler will sign his restricted free-agent tender Wednesday and could be headed to another team before long, according to a Denver Post report.

Broncos trade Marshall to Dolphins

Posted April 14, 2010 @ 8:31 a.m. ET
Denver has shipped WR Brandon Marshall to the Dolphins, the Broncos confirmed Wednesday morning.

Report: Broncos WR Marshall signs tender

Posted April 13, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Broncos WR Brandon Marshall signed his one-year tender Tuesday, according to a report, but some still expect him to be traded before next week's draft.

Moreno looking for more complete Year Two

Posted April 09, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno had a productive rookie season, but he didn't perform up to the expectations some had for him and gained only 3.8 yards per carry.

Green looks to help Broncos begin climb

Posted April 09, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
New Broncos DE Jarvis Green says he's happy to be in Denver and is enjoying getting to know his teammates, but don't ask him for any predictions about next season.

PK Elam retires with Broncos

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
PK Jason Elam signed a one-day contract with the Broncos and retired as a member of the team Wednesday.

Quinn not an immediate threat to Orton

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
There is no QB competition in Denver, we've been told, but the Broncos gave incumbent Kyle Orton a bit of a push with the acquisition of Brady Quinn.

Report: Broncos release QB Simms

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Chris Simms' tenure with the Broncos has come to an end after one season

Broncos trade for QB Quinn

Posted March 14, 2010 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Sunday that they have acquired QB Brady Quinn in a trade with Cleveland. The team agreed to trade FB Peyton Hillis, a 2011 sixth-round draft pick and a conditional 2012 draft pick to the Browns in exchange ...

Broncos cut ILB Davis

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Broncos observers were caught off guard Thursday, as the team released ILB Andra Davis, according to reports.

Clark found guilty of murdering Broncos CB Williams

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Suspected gang member Willie Clark was found guilty of murder Thursday in the drive-by shooting death of Broncos CB Darrent Williams on New Year’s Day 2007. A jury returned the verdict after an 11-day trial and a day and ...

Broncos release DE Peterson

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
The Broncos continued to tinker with their defensive line Wednesday, as they released DE Kenny Peterson, who started 14 games for Denver last season.

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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