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Broncos Kicker Matt Prater Earns Top Spot In SB Nation's Animated GIFs For January

Jon Bois of SB Nation has combed through the best sports moments from the month of January, and Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater -- scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent in 2012 -- earned the top with his amazingly awesome touchback against the Pittsburgh Steelers. That's right, a touchback earned the No. 1 overall spot. How could this be so? Check out just how determined the ball is to find it's way to the 20 yard line after hitting the crossbar on the opening kickoff:

1. The most touchback touchback possible

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(Via @Bubbaprog)

If you would like to see more amazing sports moments like this, be sure to check out the full list of top animated GIFs here:

Numbers 15 through 11 | Numbers 10 through 6 | Numbers 5 through 1

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