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Matt Prater finally back on his feet, will practice today


Broncos kicker Matt Prater needed the week between the conference championship games and Super Bowl, but not to recover from anything football-related.

Prater’s finally able to practice again today, after sitting out last week to recover from a virus.

Hopefully, in another day or two, I’ll be back to normal,” Prater said, via Mike Klis of the Denver Post. “I got some kind of flu or something. It started to come on Tuesday night.

“When I woke up Wednesday morning, I felt like I got run over by a truck.”

Prater’s been exceptional this season for the Broncos, missing just a pair of field goals (30-of-32) and recording touchbacks on 75 percent of his kicks. Altitude helps with some of that, but when he’s well, he’s as good as they come.

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6 Responses to “Matt Prater finally back on his feet, will practice today”
  1. crownofthehelmet says: Jan 27, 2014 9:01 AM

    Seattle will get a different result than the last time they were in the Big Show, for 2 reasons:
    1. They’re the better team.
    2. When it comes to winning big games, Manning is no Big Ben.

  2. bizieman says: Jan 27, 2014 9:25 AM

    Denver’s experience will decide this game. Seattle has a bunch of goof balls. Starting with Pete Carroll. Texas wants to thank Pete for freezing up in the Big Game.

  3. ahs2 says: Jan 27, 2014 9:59 AM

    So glad the Lions cut him a few years ago in favor of Jason Hanson…fate gave us David Akers, eesh!

  4. seansds3d says: Jan 27, 2014 11:00 AM

    Broncos win because:
    1: They’re the better team.
    2: well… there is no number 2.

  5. denverfandownsouth says: Jan 27, 2014 11:25 AM

    Manning has more success in big games in one superbowl than the entire seahawks roster.

  6. broncostevenp says: Jan 27, 2014 11:53 AM

    Best kicker in the league. No one else is even close.

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