The Denver Broncos were informed on Wednesday that kicker Matt Prater will be named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week. Prater won the award after going 3-for-3 on field goal attempts in the Broncos’ 37-6 thumping of the Oakland Raiders last week.
Full press release after the jump.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater will be named AFC Special Teams...
This is the windshield that was victomized by Prater on Wednesday. (Image courtesy of Arran Andersen/KMGH-TV)
When you combine kicker Matt Prater‘s powerful leg and the fact that Broncos‘ employees park their cars at the south end of Denver’s practice facility—behind the field goal uprights—windshield causalities are bound to happen.
That’s exactly what happened during...
At the beginning of the week, it was announced that the Denver Broncos had reached an agreement with Kicker Matt Prater on a four-year deal that would pay him $13 Million, with a signing bonus of nearly $3 Million and removing the franchise tag he was given before free agency.
Prater has played for the Broncos for five years and he’s been undoubtedly clutch for them, converting...
(Field image courtesy of Getty Images)
In 2007, the Denver Broncos signed kicker Matt Prater off the Miami Dolphin‘s practice squad. Five years later, Prater is the team’s starting kicker and just signed a four-year deal with the team.
Now he can move out of the hotel he has been staying in since signing with the team five years ago.
“I’m actually in the process of looking...
MOVIN' ON UP
Broncos kicker Matt Prater says there is a nice, strange bonus that he has for signing a long-term deal to remain with the team.
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...
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2012
Prater, who kicked five game-winning or game-tying field goals last season, received a DUI last August and has converted only 12-of-23 field goal attempts from 40-49 yards (52.2%) while with the Broncos. Prater's agent, Frank Bauer, will point to his clients' long-distance success (75%) while negotiating a deal.
We noted yesterday that disgruntled Broncos kicker Matt Prater...
Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater was given the $2.6 million franchise tag for 2012 but has yet to sign the tender and has been absent from the team's offseason workouts.
Prater felt the Broncos previous five-year offer wasn't enough financially for the Kicker, who believes he is worth more.
Prater made 19-of-25 field goals with 30 PAT last season and has the highest percentage...
The Denver Broncos have placed the franchise tag on Matt 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...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2012
We all know that the rarified air in Denver, Colorado can do some crazy things including the below moment that happened during the AFC Wild Card game between the Broncos and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Watch as Matt Prater's opening kick off hits the crossbar on the far goalposts: