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John Fox says Matt Prater “feels much better”

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In his opening Super Bowl week press conference on Sunday, Broncos coach John Fox said kicker Matt Prater “feels much better” after missing Denver’s bye-week practices Thursday and Friday with an illness.

“He’ll be fine come next Sunday,” Fox said, calling Prater’s illness a “virus.”

Including the postseason, Prater has connected on 30-of-32 field goals in 2013 for Denver. He hit an NFL-record 64-yard field goal in the Broncos’ December 8 win vs. Tennessee.

Prater has also forced touchbacks on 93-of-126 kickoffs.

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6 Responses to “John Fox says Matt Prater “feels much better””
  1. thegreatgabbert says: Jan 26, 2014 5:32 PM

    It was a small thing, but then it went viral.

  2. doggz109 says: Jan 26, 2014 5:37 PM

    I’m glad he is doing better…..guy is an absolute stud kicker and could be the difference in the Super Bowl.

  3. winninaintsinnin says: Jan 26, 2014 6:04 PM

    Denver’s going to need some long FGs.

  4. pacodawg says: Jan 26, 2014 6:54 PM

    This is huge news!

  5. belgaron says: Jan 26, 2014 9:25 PM

    Broncos need any help they can get.

  6. cospgsmadman says: Jan 27, 2014 12:22 PM

    By the way it was FREAKING cold that day. Colder than it is in Jersey now.

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