Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro.
Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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...
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
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.
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...
(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.
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...
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...