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Today Matt Prater’s kick, out of an Aaron Brewer snap and a Britton Colquitt hold, set an NFL record, at 64 yards. It gave the Broncos a boost along the way as they went on to a 51-28 victory at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. “Such an awesome moment, I’m glad it came in […]
There were quite a few games in week 14 of the 2013 NFL season where kickers were nearly irrelevant. With snow pouring down in several games, a few teams didn’t want to put their kickers out in those types of conditions.
Despite being in Denver, there was no snow falling at Mile High stadium. Subsequently, the Broncos had no bones about sending...
Matt Prater has had himself quite the year with the Broncos, and he’s continued his reliability today vs. the Titans.
Now, he’s kicked his way to history, as he booted a 64 yard field goal late in the 2nd quarter to pull the Broncos closer to the Titans just before the half.
Mile High Stadium is known for the best kicks due to the altitude, the three longest kicks in history...
Denver kicker Matt Prater kicked an NFL-record 64-yard field goal as the first half expired in the Broncos' game against Tennessee on Sunday.
Prater's kick on a clear day in 14-degree weather with nary a hint of wind barely cleared the crossbar. He and holder Britton Colquitt jumped in jubilation as their teammates rushed into the tunnel for halftime.
You know it was going to happen soon. Kickers are getting better and better each year. Matt Prater of the Denver Broncos just set the NFL record for the longest field goal ever made at 64 yards. The kick barely made it, but all that matters is that it went through.
The previous record was 63 yards. Four kickers had accomplished it: Tom Dempsey (1970), Jason Elam (1998), Sebastian...
As the first half of the Broncos-Titans game was coming to a close, the Broncos sent out their kicker Matt Prater to attempt a 64-yard field goal. History made, record broken. Follow Mike Pendleton on Twitter @MP2310 Facebook.com/FullScaleSports Twitter:@FullScaleSport Photo credit: @GIFDSports
64-yard FG in 19 degree weather? Not bad, Matt Prater…not bad. I’m sure that thin Denver air didn’t hurt.
Check out the replay to see just how close it was, via Cork Gaines:
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Matt Prater set an NFL record by kicking a 64-yard field goal on the last play of the first half of Sunday’s Denver Broncos-Tennessee Titans game. The previous record-long field goal was 63 yards, which was achieved by four kickers: Tom Dempsey on November 8, 1970; Jason Elam on October 25, 1998; Sebastian Janikowski on […]
Tom Dempsey’s field goal record of 63 yards stood for 43 years. Three other kickers – Jason Elam, Sebastian Janikowski and Davis Akers – have tied the mark since, but none has eclipsed it until this Sunday when Matt Prater broke it at the end of the first half of the Titans-Broncos game. Worth noting that Prater’s, Janikowski’s and Elam’s kicks all happened a mile above...
Looking for the best Dallas Cowboys blog? Look no further. You found it. Congratulations! Silver and BlueBlood - The Essential Dallas Cowboys Blog | Totally Biased * Highly Opinionated * UnapologeticSunday, Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater, aided by the thin air of the Mile High City, broke one of the coolest and most hallowed NFL records, when he booted a 64-yard field goal.
Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater set an NFL record by kicking a 64-yard field goal against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.
Broncos 51, Titans 28. With AP Photos. By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer All season, Matt Prater has been an afterthought on a team that's rewriting the record books on the strength of Peyton Manning's passing arm.
Now, the Broncos kicker has his name next to one of the most hallowed NFL marks of all.
Prater booted a 64-yard field goal to highlight Denver's 51-28 victory...
On Sunday the Denver Broncos had Matt Prater attempt a field goal of 64 yards.
He nailed it setting an NFL record.
Prater’s kick becomes the new NFL record for longest field goal breaking a tie between multiple players who had kicked a field goal 63 yards.
((HT: NFL on CBS))Matt Prater is now the answer to the trivia question after Jason Elam and Tom Dempsey held the NFL record for longest field goal made at 63 yards...He dropped one in from 64 yards just before the half in the home game against TennesseeWell done, sir...
Broncos kicker Matt Prater set an NFL record Sunday when he made a 64-yard field goal to close out the first half of Denver’s 51-28 win over the Tennessee Titans. “It was so cold, I knew I hit it pretty good but I wasn’t sure with the cold and everything it was going to get there,” Prater said after the game. “I saw the ref’s hands go up and I can’t even explain what...