This is a 2020 photo of Mason Cole of the Arizona Cardinals NFL football team.  This image reflects the Cardinals active roster as of 8/1/20 when this image was taken.  (Gene Lower, AP Photo)

Matt Prater

K

#5

Experience: 15 years

Height: 5-10

Age: 37

Weight: 201 lbs

College: UCF

2021 SEASON

  • FGA
    4
  • FGM
    3
  • PCT
    75
  • LNG
    62
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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT BLK LNG FG Att FGM PCT XP Att XPM XPCT XBLK KO AVG TB Ret Avg
2 Vikings W 34 - 33 0 62 2 2 100 4 4 100 0 6 65.7 5 1 22
1 @Titans W 38 - 13 0 34 2 1 50 5 5 100 0 7 63.4 6 1 14

Career Stats

K Career

SEASON TEAM G GS BLK LNG FG Att FGM PCT XP Att XPM XPCT XBLK KO AVG TB Ret Avg
2007 Atlanta Falcons 2 0 0 45 4 1 25 1 1 100 0 4 71.3 3 1 22
2007 Denver Broncos 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 67.3 2 5 26.4
2008 Denver Broncos 16 0 0 56 34 25 73.5 40 39 97.5 0 83 65.1 19 63 24.7
2009 Denver Broncos 16 0 0 51 35 30 85.7 32 32 100 0 78 68.4 28 49 22.8
2010 Denver Broncos 12 0 0 59 18 16 88.9 29 28 96.6 0 57 64.6 20 34 25.1
2011 Denver Broncos 16 0 1 59 25 19 76 30 30 100 0 69 64.4 47 19 24.7
2012 Denver Broncos 16 0 0 53 32 26 81.3 55 55 100 0 98 64.3 65 33 22.3
2013 Denver Broncos 16 0 0 64 26 25 96.2 75 75 100 0 114 64.8 81 31 29.7
2014 Detroit Lions 11 0 2 52 26 21 80.8 21 21 100 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Detroit Lions 16 0 0 59 24 22 91.7 39 36 92.3 1 4 55.8 0 3 17.3
2016 Detroit Lions 16 0 0 58 36 31 86.1 33 31 93.9 1 2 58 1 1 32
2017 Detroit Lions 16 0 0 58 35 30 85.7 41 40 97.6 0 17 57.5 6 10 14.9
2018 Detroit Lions 16 0 0 54 32 28 87.5 30 30 100 0 6 57.2 3 3 13.3
2019 Detroit Lions 16 0 1 56 31 26 83.9 36 35 97.2 0 19 61 8 10 35.7
2020 Detroit Lions 16 0 0 59 28 21 75 41 38 92.7 0 18 59.2 7 11 18
2021 Arizona Cardinals 2 0 0 62 4 3 75 9 9 100 0 13 64.5 11 2 18
TOTAL 205 0 4 64 390 324 83.1 512 500 97.7 2 589 58.96 301 275 21.68

Biography

NoteCARDS:

  • Two-time Pro Bowl selection (2013, 2016) joined the Cardinals in 2021 after 14 seasons with the Lions (2014-20), Broncos (2007-13) and Falcons (2007).
  • Made 321-of-386 FG attempts (83.2%) and 491-of-503 PATs (97.6%) in his first 203 career games after entering the league as an undrafted rookie free agent with Detroit in 2006.
  • Ranks third among active NFL players with 1,454 career points, trailing only kickers Robbie Gould (1,731) and Mason Crosby (1,682).
  • Holds NFL records for the longest FG (64 yards vs. Tennessee in 2013), most career FGs of 50+ yards (59), consecutive made FGs of 50+ yards (14) and consecutive FGs conversions of 55+ yards (seven).
  • Has made 59-of-79 FG attempts from 50+ yards with his 74.7% success rate the highest in NFL history. His five career FGs of 59+ yards are the most in NFL history as are his seven seasons with at least five made FGs of 50+ yards.
  • Holds the franchise record for longest FG with Denver (64 yards) and Detroit (59 yards, twice).
  • Has connected on all 22 game-winning FG attempts with two minutes or less remaining in the fourth quarter and OT (16-of-16 in regulation and 6-of-6 in OT). Most recent game-winner came with Detroit when he connected on a 59-yarder as time expired to give the Lions a 30-27 victory vs. Washington in Week 10 of the 2020 season.
  • Named Special Teams Player of the Month four times and Special Teams Player of the Week 12 times, which are tied for third-most in NFL history by a kicker. Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week twice in 2020 (Weeks 3 and 10).
  • Spent three seasons (2011-13) in Denver with Cardinals Assistant Head Coach/Special Teams Coordinator Jeff Rodgers and five seasons (2014-18) in Detroit with Cardinals Assistant Special Teams coach Devin Fitzsimmons.
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