Matt Prater

#5 K / Detroit Lions / EXP: 10YRS Height: 5-10 Weight: 211 lb Age: 31 College: Central Florida Bye 10

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15%
K Rank
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  • Lions' Matt Prater: Finishes year with 102 points
    By RotoWire Staff

    Prater went 22 for 24 on field goals and 36 for 39 on extra points during the 2015 season. Prater also kicked the second longest field goal in the league this season, a 59-yarder in Week 17. Prater's field goal percentage tied New England's Stephen Gostkowski for fifth in the league, but that may speak more to his value in actual football as opposed to fantasy football. No other kicker in the top 10 in accuracy attempted fewer kicks than Prater, who made the 23rd most field goals in the league overall. Prater is known for having a mighty pendulum for a right leg, but he's probably not worth a pickup to start the 2016 season. Nine kickers kicked at least 30 field goals this season, a figure Prater has only reached once in his career, back in 2009 with Denver.

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  • Lions' Matt Prater: Active against Packers
    By RotoWire Staff

    Prater (illness) is active for Thursday's game against the Packers. Prater returned to a limited practice Wednesday, setting him up to play in Thursday's game. Any real concerns about his availability were put to rest when the Lions decided not to sign another kicker Wednesday afternoon/evening.

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  • Lions' Matt Prater: Expected to play Thursday
    By RotoWire Staff

    Prater (illness) is expected to play Thursday against the Packers, Albert Breer of NFL Network reports. Prater signaled that a return was possible with a limited practice session Wednesday, and considering the Lions haven't inked another kicker to the 53-man roster, he seems poised to fulfill his typical game-day duties. After being presented with just three field goals over the first five contests, he's knocked through all 11 chances in the past six outings.

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  • Lions' Matt Prater: Questionable for Thursday
    By RotoWire Staff

    Prater (illness) is listed as questionable for Thursday's contest versus the Packers, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports. Barring the addition of a kicker before the contest, Prater should be past the illness that held him out of practice this week. On the season, he's nailed all 14 field goals, including three from 40-to-49 yards and two from 50-plus in the past three games.

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  • Lions' Matt Prater: Sits out practice again Tuesday
    By RotoWire Staff

    Prater (illness) did not practice Tuesday for the second straight day, Kyle Meinnke of MLive Media Group reports Prater remains sidelined by his illness, but the Lions have not provided any clues that he is in danger of missing Thursday's game against the Packers. Expect Prater to be good to go Thursday unless the Lions add a kicker to the roster at some point over the next couple days.

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Completed Games

WK OPP FGA FG XPATT XP 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ FPTS
1 @SD 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 4
2 @MIN 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
3 DEN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @SEA 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
5 ARI 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 5
6 CHI 3 3 4 4 0 1 2 0 0 13
7 MIN 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 6
8 @KC 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
9 BYE - - - - - - - - - -
10 @GB 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 7
11 OAK 3 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 11
12 PHI 1 1 6 6 0 0 0 1 0 9
13 GB 3 3 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 12
14 @STL 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
15 @NO 1 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 5
16 SF 4 4 2 2 0 0 4 0 0 14
17 @CHI 2 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 7
PROJECTION 26.9 24 33.6 33.6 - - 13 6.5 4.8 110.4

FULL STATS

Scheduled Games

WK DATE OPP OPP RANK OPP FPTS
1 09/11 @Indianapolis Colts 22 7.88
2 09/18 Tennessee Titans 18 7.38
3 09/25 @Green Bay Packers 7 6.67
4 10/02 @Chicago Bears 17 7.38
5 10/09 Philadelphia Eagles 24 8.06
6 10/16 Los Angeles Rams 29 8.50
7 10/23 Washington Redskins 13 7.06
8 10/30 @Houston Texans 3 6.24
9 11/06 @Minnesota Vikings 14 7.18
10 BYE - - -
11 11/20 Jacksonville Jaguars 30 8.56
12 11/24 Minnesota Vikings 14 7.18
13 12/04 @New Orleans Saints 21 7.56
14 12/11 Chicago Bears 17 7.38
15 12/18 @New York Giants 33 9.13
16 12/27 @Dallas Cowboys 25 8.25
17 01/01 Green Bay Packers 7 6.67

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  1. Matt Prater
  2. Devon Bell