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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

Manning's Denver debut: some good, some sloppy

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
New Broncos QB Peyton Manning says he can build off his brief debut with the team, which featured a few good and a few poor throws.

Report: Charges dropped against Broncos' Dumervil

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
A felony charge against Broncos DE Elvis Dumervil has been dropped, according to Vic Lombardi of CBS' Denver affiliate.

Broncos sign veteran LB Brooking

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Broncos have signed LB Keith Brooking, the team announced Monday.

Broncos RB Fannin tears Achilles

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Denver Post reports that Broncos RB Mario Fannin tore his Achilles tendon during Saturday's team scrimmage.

Manning gives big crowd some thrills

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning's first appearance in a Broncos uniform drew 41,304 fans to a Saturday evening scrimmage.

Broncos sign ex-Jets S Leonhard

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Saturday that they signed veteran free-agent S Jim Leonhard.

Broncos S Moore showing improvement

Posted Aug. 03, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
Broncos 2011 second-rounder Rahim Moore has looked good in training camp in the battle to start at safety with Mike Adams, we hear.

Broncos waive/injure WR Goodwin

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Broncos waived/injured WR D’Andre Goodwin, the team announced Thursday.

No. 3 WR spot key for Broncos to fill

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Brandon Stokley and Andre Caldwell are among the top competitors to be Peyton Manning's No. 3 receiver in Denver.

Panthers WR Smith pledges $100K to Aurora victims

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith is the latest NFL player to reach out and support the victims of the movie-theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado.

Broncos sign rookies Osweiler, Hillman

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Broncos agreed to terms with second-round QB Brock Osweiler and third-round RB Ronnie Hillman, executive VP of football operations John Elway announced.

49ers add CB McBath

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
The 49ers signed CB Darcel McBath to a one-year deal, the team announced Monday.

Manning calls Colo. shooting victims in hospital

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Broncos QB Peyton Manning is calling hospital victims of the Colorado theater shooting to lift their spirits.

Report: Broncos offer extension to OLT Clady

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
The Broncos reportedly have offered OLT Ryan Clady a five-year, $50 million contract extension with $28 million guaranteed.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Broncos, Chiefs, Raiders and Chargers in 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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