Matt Prater, Denver Broncos Agree To 4-Year Contract

The Denver Broncos and kicker Matt Prater have mutually agreed to a four-year contract, avoiding any lingering issues as training camp approaches.

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Matt Prater Contract: Broncos Kicker Signs For $13 Million With $3 Million Bonus

Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater has a brand-new contract on Monday afternoon, and it appears that he got everything he wanted out of a long-term extension. His new contract was originally reported as being four years long. The monetary value of the deal is now known to be at $13 million with a $3 million signing bonus, according to Jeff Legwold of the Denver Post.

Prater will now make over $3 million a year and play half of his games in Sports Authority Field, certainly a good place for any kicker. In 2011, Prater was 10-of-12 at Mile High, missing on an attempt in the 20-29 range and at 50-plus. All four of his 40-49 range misses came on the road, finishing 3-of-7 there. He could certainly stand to improve there, but with Peyton Manning, the Broncos should be able to move ball down the field more effectively than when Tim Tebow was under center.

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Matt Prater Signing: Broncos Kicker Speaks With The Media

The Denver Broncos announced Monday that K Matt Prater would remain with the team on a 4-year contract, averaging about about $3 million per year. And despite a career where he has completed of 10 of 13 field goals from beyond 50 yards and sports an overall 78.4 percent field goal completion rate, he still feels a need to show his worth to the Broncos and the league:

And as for working with the Broncos special teams unit, Prater expressed gratitude for his supporting cast:

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Matt Prater Signs 4-Year Contract With Denver Broncos

The Denver Broncos and kicker Matt Prater avoided a contract dispute by reaching a four-year deal on Monday.

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