MATT PRATER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Denver elevated Matt Prater to the Pro Bowl

Broncos kicker Matt Prater set a new NFL record with a 64-yard field goal this season, and so it wasn’t surprising that Prater was one of the two kickers chosen to this season’s Pro Bowl, along with Baltimore’s Justin Tucker. But while it wasn’t surprising, it also wasn’t deserving. Prater benefited from the effects of Denver’s altitude, where the air is less dense and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Prater to send cleats to Hall of Fame

Matt Prater has a special place carved out in Canton. SI.com reported Tuesday that Prater will send his cleats to the Pro Football Hall of Fame -- the same cleats he used to kick the NFL-record 64-yard field goal in Week 14. The Broncos' veteran kicker said he'll only relinquish the cleats after the season, however. With Denver pegged among the favorites to reach the...
Via Helmet2Helmet
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Hall of Fame to get cleats from Prater's record-breaking field goal

The Pro Football Hall of Fame will get the right cleat that Matt Prater wore when he kicked the longest field goal in history. Just not for a while. ''Yeah, they asked for the cleats. I said I'd give them to them after the season,'' Prater told The Associated Press. If the Denver Broncos (11-3) and their strong-legged kicker can help it, that package won'...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Have you ever seen a punt this bad before?

I might have just found the defensive play of the year. The defender’s name is WIND and he plays for New Mexico Military. The blocking force was so strong it ended up causing a Safety. Great play by W-I-N-D. Poor Punter
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matt Prater sets NFL record with 64-yard field goal

Add this to the insane The Broncos’ Matt Prater broke the NFL record for the longest field-goal in an NFL game after recording this 64-yarder Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. Snow-filled day has led to an insane day of NFL action.
Via Diehardsport
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos’ Prater broke a car windshield today

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...
Via BroncoTalk
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Prater’s looking for a condo after living in hotel

(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...
Via BroncoTalk
July 06, 2012  |  Discuss
MOVIN' ON UP

Broncos kicker moving out of hotel

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.

Via Sports-Glory
July 06, 2012  |  4 Comments

Broncos, Prater “not far apart” in negotiations

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...
Via BroncoTalk
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Matt Prater skips voluntary workouts

Prater kicked four game-winning field goals for the Broncos in 2011. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater is not participating in the team’s voluntary offseason workouts, Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports. Prater, who was designated with the Broncos’ franchise tag, has yet to sign his one-year, $2.5 million tender. The Broncos offered Prater a five...
Via BroncoTalk
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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