• Per Elway’s Twitter, Matt Prater gets his new deal

    Summary of 9 articles · Updated Jul 3, 2012
    “Happy to announce we have signed kicker Matt Prater to a new four-year deal,” Elway said. “It’s something I’ve been working for since I was a little kid,” Prater said. The Denver Broncos have secured clutch kicker Matt Prater for the next four years. This was the right move. Prater had been designated the Broncos' franchise player, which meant he had a one-year tender offer worth $2.64 million for 2012. That leaves three kickers with the franchise tag, two of which reside in the AFC North: the Browns' Phil Dawson and the Bengals' Mike Nugent Does Prater's deal help those kickers get closer to signing one of their own? I'm not sure that it does. Matt has developed into one of the NFL’s elite kickers and is a big part of our team.” He earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Month honors for the final month of the season after ending games with field goals in Weeks 12-14 to become the first player to kick a walk-off field goal in three consecutive games since 1998.
    • Prater deal re-confirms that kickers have it better than running backs

      Veteran running backs are having it rough these days.  And the muscle-bound ball carriers are getting dirt kicked in their faces by the 98-pound weaklings. The contract signed Monday by Broncos kicker Matt Prater proves once again that first-tier kicker…
    • Could Prater deal help AFC North kickers?

      The Denver Broncos signed kicker Matt Prater to a four-year, $13 million contract that includes a $3 million signing bonus, according to the Denver Post. That leaves three kickers with the franchise tag, two of which reside in the AFC North: the Browns'…
      Source: ESPN.com

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