Matt Prater news, rumors and stats

 

Matt Prater

Detroit Lions
Place Kicker

Ht: 5.8 | Wt: 195

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Week By Week

YearTmGFG AttsFG MadeFG MissFG PctXP AttXP MadeXP MissXP PctNFL Pts
2007ATL241325.00110100.004
2007DEN10000.000000.000
2008DEN163425973.534039197.50114
2009DEN163530585.7132320100.00122
2010DEN121816288.892928196.5576
2011DEN162519676.0030300100.0087
2012DEN163226681.2555550100.00133
2013DEN162625196.1575750100.00150
Average:2218466333308786
Total:17414232526.532622602694.05686

Lions | Matt Prater struggles in debut

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 13:41:11 -0700

Detroit Lions PK Matt Prater missed two field goal attempts in Week 6 against the Minnesota Vikings in his team debut. One miss was wide right from 50 yards, and the other from 44 yards was off the left upright. He was able to convert a 52-yard field goal in the first half, and he added two extra points. "We have all the confidence in the world on him," head coach Jim Caldwell said Sunday, Oct. 12.

Fantasy Tip: Prater has a huge leg, but showed a little bit of rust. He remains a Top 10 fantasy option in all formats going forward despite the misses.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Lions | Sam Martin to handle kickoffs

Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:44:50 -0700

Detroit Lions P Sam Martin will continue to handle the kickoffs so PK Matt Prater could concentrate on field goals and extra points, according to special teams coordinator John Bonamego.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Lions | Matt Prater staying sober

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:21:59 -0700

New Detroit Lions PK Matt Prater said Wednesday, Oct. 8, that he has not had a drink in "over a month and a half", since he voluntarily entered a 12-step recovery program for alcohol addiction in Florida.

Fantasy Tip: Prater is the third kicker of the season for the Lions, as Nate Freese and Alex Henery combined for just four field goals on 12 attempts through the first five weeks. Prater converted 25 of his 26 field goal attempts for the Denver Broncos last season, and he tied the NFL record with a 64-yard field last December. He is a fantastic fantasy option.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: USA TODAY Sports - Dave Birkett

Lions | Matt Prater signs with Detroit

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 05:34:52 -0700

Updating previous reports, free-agent PK Matt Prater (Broncos) signed a one-year deal with the Detroit Lions.

Fantasy Tip: Prater won't be available on FantasyScore this week. However, he's an option in the coming weeks due to his the potential of his offense.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Lions | Matt Prater and Lions reach deal

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:10:49 -0700

Free-agent PK Matt Prater agreed in principal to sign with the Detroit Lions Tuesday, Oct. 7, according to an NFL source.

Fantasy Tip: Prater could be worth an immediate look at FantasyScore with the Lions set to face a Minnesota defense in Week 6 that has allowed an average of 30 points per game in its last four contests.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Denver Post - Mike Klis

Lions | Matt Prater expected to sign

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:21:04 -0700

The Detroit Lions are expected to sign free-agent PK Matt Prater (Broncos), according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Prater might be a little rusty but could be worth a pickup on teams in need of a kicker.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Ed Werder

Lions | Matt Prater to work out

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 09:51:50 -0700

Free-agent PK Matt Prater (Broncos) will work out for the Detroit Lions Tuesday, Oct. 7.

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Lions | Matt Prater an option?

Sat, 04 Oct 2014 23:30:56 -0700

Although the Detroit Lions just signed free-agent PK Alex Henery (Eagles), the team may look at free-agent PK Matt Prater (Broncos) if Henery falters. Henery missed a 52-yard field goal last week against the New York Jets but made one from 51 yards out.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Mlive.com - Kyle Meinke

Broncos | Matt Prater being released

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:47:39 -0700

Denver Broncos PK Matt Prater is being released before he comes off his four-game suspension, according to a source. PK Brandon McManus has won the team's kicking job.

Fantasy Tip: Prater can be dropped by any owners that were stashing him in standard leagues. McManus can be considered a weekly play in daily leagues because of the Broncos' ability to put up points and get into scoring position often.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Broncos | Brandon McManus update

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 03:35:02 -0700

The New York Giants will receive a seventh-round draft pick from the Denver Broncos in exchange for PK Brandon McManus. The pick is only guaranteed if McManus remains Denver's kicker after PK Matt Prater returns from his four-game suspension.

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