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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 sign ex-Patriots DE Green, ex-Chargers NT Williams

Posted March 09, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels added two veterans to his defensive line Tuesday by signing DE Jarvis Green and NT Jamal Williams to contracts.

Broncos agree to terms with Bannan

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
The Broncos have agreed to terms with NT Justin Bannan on a five-year contract, reports indicate.

Broncos re-sign Hochstein, Lloyd

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Broncos re-signed two of their veteran unrestricted free agents Friday, according to reports.

Broncos assessing options for replacing Wiegmann

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Broncos will be looking for a center in the draft or free agency after releasing Casey Wiegmann, who started at the position for Denver from 2008-09.

AFC West team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The trade of Brandon Marshall has left the Broncos with a huge hole to fill at wide receiver. PFW continues its series examining the needs of each team with a look at the AFC West.

Broncos place highest tender on Dumervil

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos tendered OLB Elvis Dumervil at the highest level Wednesday, which means a team would have to give up a first- and third-round pick to sign him.

Report: Broncos tender Marshall, Orton

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
The Broncos tendered WR Brandon Marshall and QB Kyle Orton at the first-round level Wednesday, according to an ESPN report.

McDaniels not ruling out returns for Marshall, Scheffler in 2010

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
While it appeared that their time with the Broncos would soon come to an end, Josh McDaniels wouldn't rule out Brandon Marshall and Tony Scheffler being back in Denver next season.

Broncos expected to dangle RFA Marshall

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
It still looks as if WR Brandon Marshall and the Broncos will part ways this offseason, but there's a chance he could be back in Denver in 2010, despite a falling out with head coach Josh McDaniels.

Charges will not be pressed against Moreno

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno was accused of knocking a freshman at the University of Georgia unconscious in a bar fight in Athens, Ga., Feb. 20, according to reports, but the alleged victim will not press charges against him.

Broncos cut Wiegmann, Jordan

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Broncos released C Casey Wiegmann and RB LaMont Jordan Tuesday, reports indicate.

Broncos won't commit to Orton beyond 2010

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 10:38 a.m. ET
The Broncos struck down reports that they are one of a few teams interested in trading for Eagles QB Donovan McNabb, but that doesn't mean they are committed to Kyle Orton as their long-term answer at quarterback, we hear.

Marshall willing to return to Denver, but Broncos expected to explore trade options

Posted Feb. 06, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos are expected by some to deal Brandon Marshall away this offseason, but Marshall recently expressed remorse over what he called "unprofessional" behavior last year and said he is willing to return to Denver to play in 2010.

Reliving past Super Bowls in South Florida

Posted Jan. 31, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
With Super Bowl XLIV only a week away, Tom Danyluk looks back at the nine previous Super Bowls held in South Florida, focusing on a highlight or two, or an interesting anecdote, from each game.

Broncos promote Martindale to defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 2:50 a.m. ET
Ten days after Mike Nolan unexpectedly resigned his position as defensive coordinator, the Broncos promoted Don "Wink" Martindale to succeed Nolan, the team announced Thursday.

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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