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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' Moreno goes from roster bubble to No. 2 back

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
Former first-round pick Knowshon Moreno has gone from being on the Broncos' roster bubble to being the team's No. 2 back heading into 2012.

NFL Links: How hot is Reid's seat in Philly?

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
A Philadelphia writer thinks anything short of a Super Bowl appearance could get Eagles coach Andy Reid fired.

Bengals put C Cook on I.R. recall; sign TE Quinn

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Bengals C Kyle Cook received the “designated to return” injury label, allowing him to be placed on injured reserve with the option of being reactivated later.

Report: CB Florence to sign with Lions

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
Multiple reports said that CB Drayton Florence, who was cut by the Broncos on Friday, will sign with the Lions on Sunday.

Broncos cut CB Florence

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 8:17 p.m. ET
The Broncos released/waived 19 players on Friday, including veteran CB Drayton Florence.

Broncos LB Williams' suspension remains in place

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
A federal appeals court has declined to overturn a six-game suspension for Broncos LB D.J. Williams, The Denver Post reported Monday.

Broncos cut LS Paxton, 11 others

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Broncos released veteran LS Lonie Paxton and waived 11 other players to get down to the 75-man roster limit Monday.

Broncos place DE Hunter on I.R.

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Monday that they have placed DE Jason Hunter on injured reserve.

Former Redskins RB Portis to retire

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Former Redskins RB Clinton Portis will announce his retirement at Redskins Park on Thursday, the team announced.

Ravens DT McBean to miss season

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
Reports indictate that DT Ryan McBean had successful surgery to repair the broken left ankle he suffered in the Ravens' first preseason game.

Giants sign DT Thomas

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 4 p.m. ET
The Giants signed former Broncos DT Marcus Thomas to a one-year deal on Thursday, ESPN’s Josina Anderson first reported.

Jury convicts Williams of ability-impaired driving

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 8:48 p.m. ET
Jurors convicted Broncos LB D.J. Williams on Wednesday of driving while ability-impaired and driving without headlights.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Broncos ORG Kuper suffers forearm injury

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos will be without starting ORG Chris Kuper for the start of the regular season after he suffered a forearm injury in Tuesday's practice.

CB Porter letting game come to him in Denver

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
Broncos CB Tracy Porter discussed what he is learning on his new team from veterans Champ Bailey and Drayton Florence.

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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