Matt Prater

Kicker Matt Prater of the Denver Broncos kicks a 32-yard field goal as Britton Colquitt #4 holds the ball against the Houston Texans in the first quarter of Saturday night's game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.  (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Broncos Release Kicker Matt Prater

The Denver Broncos released kicker Matt Prater in his eighth season with the NFL.

10/03/2014

Head coach John Fox of the Denver Broncos looks on during a preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on August 17, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

As Fox Says, Broncos Aren’t A Well-Oiled Machine

In the aftermath of another letdown against the Seattle Seahawks, Denver coach John Fox was asked if he could nevertheless take some positives out of the Broncos losing in overtime rather than getting blown out as they did in the Super Bowl.

09/27/2014

Wes Welker (credit: CBS)

Broncos Carry On Without Suspended Wes Welker

Wes Welker angrily declared he was “as shocked as everyone” when the NFL banned him for the first month of the season for violating the league’s drug-abuse policy.

09/03/2014

Wes Welker of the Denver Broncos addresses the media on January 26, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

NFL Suspends Wes Welker 4 Games For PED Use

NFL.com has reported that Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker has been suspended for the first four games of the season because of performance-enhancing drug use.

09/02/2014

Wide receiver Wes Welker (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Welker Returns To Practice Field

Wes Welker returned to practice Monday for the first time since sustaining a concussion in an Aug. 23 preseason game against the Houston Texans.

09/01/2014

Kicker Brandon McManus, right, celebrates a field goal with punter Steve Weatherford during a preseason game on Aug. 9, 2014.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Broncos Trade For Kicker Brandon McManus, Waive Ewald

The Denver Broncos have traded for New York Giants kicker Brandon McManus, ESPN reported on Tuesday.

08/26/2014

Peyton Manning hands off during the Broncos-Texans game on Saturday night. (credit: Evan Semon/CBSDenver.com)

My Concerns For The 2014 Denver Broncos

Look, the Denver Broncos not the dregs of the NFL. They are not, say, the Raiders, the Jaguars, any of those teams that consistently disappoint.

08/26/2014

Matt Prater at Denver Broncos practice in August. (credit: CBS)

Broncos Consider Options Knowing Prater Will Miss 4 Games

The Broncos’ options include keeping rookie Mitch Ewald or another young, cheap kicker, or signing an experienced one — possibly Jay Feely.

08/26/2014

Kicker Matt Prater of the Denver Broncos kicks a 32-yard field goal as Britton Colquitt #4 holds the ball against the Houston Texans in the first quarter of Saturday night's game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.  (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Broncos’ Prater: ‘I Screwed Up’ On Drinking That Led To Suspension

Broncos placekicker Matt Prater apologized on Monday for a DUI that resulted in a four-game suspension to start the NFL season.

08/25/2014

Kicker Matt Prater of the Denver Broncos kicks a 32-yard field goal as Britton Colquitt #4 holds the ball against the Houston Texans in the first quarter of Saturday night's game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.  (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Broncos Kicker Matt Prater Faces 4-Game NFL Ban

Matt Prater’s lawyer said the NFL initially threatened a yearlong suspension before agreeing to ban the Denver Broncos kicker four games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.

08/24/2014

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