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Matt Prater

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  • Kansas City's Alex Smith on losing side against his old team, 49ers

     Kansas City's Alex Smith on losing side against his old team, 49ers
    Kansas City's Alex Smith is in elite company. And he's not happy about it. He's among five quarterbacks selected No. 1 overall in the last 25 years who lost when facing their former team for the first time. It happened to Drew Bledsoe when he played...
  • Lions set to sign kicker Matt Prater

    Lions set to sign kicker Matt Prater
    Veteran placekicker Matt Prater, released by the Denver Broncos last week, signed with the Detroit Lions on Tuesday. According to multiple media reports, Prater landed a one-year contract. He won a free agent competition Tuesday in Allen Park, Mich.,...
  • Lions cut K Henery, schedule kicking tryout

    Lions cut K Henery, schedule kicking tryout
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions released kicker Alex Henery, coach Jim Caldwell announced during his Monday news conference, and the team will host three veterans in a workout Tuesday to find his replacement. Henery missed three field-goal...
  • Broncos release kicker Matt Prater after suspension ends

    Broncos release kicker Matt Prater after suspension ends
    The Denver Broncos released veteran kicker and former UCF standout Matt Prater on Friday after he came off a four-game suspension. "Parting ways with Matt Prater -- the longest-tenured player on our roster -- was a very difficult football decision,"...
  • Broncos' Prater suspended for four games: report

    Broncos' Prater suspended for four games: report
    The Denver Broncos will be without one of the NFL's top kickers for the first four games of the regular season. Matt Prater was informed by the NFL that he must serve a four-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy, the Denver...
  • NFL, players union update drug policy; several players reinstated

    NFL, players union update drug policy; several players reinstated
    The NFL and NFL Players Association reached agreement Wednesday to a revamped policy on performance-enhancing substances that includes the use of third-party arbitration appeals of positive tests and implementation of testing for human growth hormone....
  • Ravens want to extend Justin Tucker, but how much will he cost?

    Ravens want to extend Justin Tucker, but how much will he cost?
    The Ravens’ Justin Tucker has not only been one of the league’s best kickers in his first two seasons in the NFL, he’s also been one of its bigger bargains. Such is life when you originally make the team as an undrafted free agent....
  • Bears' plan to rotate safeties is unconventional

    Depth is a wonderful thing in football, but the old saying is when you have two quarterbacks, you don't have one. With the 2014 season set to kick off, the Bears must be hoping that adage doesn't apply in a roundabout way to their safeties. They...
  • Eagles facing crucial decisions on kickers

    Eagles facing crucial decisions on kickers
    — Time and patience are running out for the Philadelphia Eagles to figure out their kicking situation. Their options aren't exactly the greatest, either. Tuesday, before they took the field for practice, the news was already out that the New...
  • USC football: Trojans will play Fresno State in Las Vegas Bowl

    USC football: Trojans will play Fresno State in Las Vegas Bowl
    USC will play Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl, the Pac-12 Conference announced Sunday. The Trojans, 9-4 overall, will play the 11-1 Bulldogs on Dec. 21 at Sam Boyd Stadium. Kickoff is at 12:30 p.m. USC also is scheduled to play Fresno State in...
  • LeSean McCoy sets Philadelphia Eagles rushing record

    LeSean McCoy sets Philadelphia Eagles rushing record
    The forecast in Philadelphia on Sunday? Shady, all day. LeSean “Shady” McCoy, that is. He trampled Detroit in a driving snowstorm, running for a club-record 217 yards, with touchdowns of 57 and 40 yards. That, against a Lions defense...