ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater has been named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.
Prater set an NFL record with a 64-yard field goal against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: Rural Hospitals Worry About Staffing As Vaccination Deadline Approaches
Prater made the field goal as time expired in the first half of Denver’s 51-28 win.READ MORE: Focus On New Moms, Pregnant Women In Colorado Naloxone Project Expansion
“The AFC Special Teams Player of the Week recognition marks the fifth such honor of his career. He joins wide receiver Trindon Holliday (Week 2) as Broncos AFC Special Teams Players of the Week this season,” the Broncos said in a statement.
It’s the 25th time a Broncos player has been named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.MORE NEWS: New Video Emerges Of Aurora Police Stop, Triggering Internal Investigation: 'I Was Petrified Of That Gun'
It’s also the seventh time this year a Bronco has earned conference Player of the Week recognition.