Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater has found a new home in Detroit since being released by the Denver Broncos for having alcohol-related issues.
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He has been re-signed by the Lions for becoming the solution to their kicking woes.
Prater had his best season in 2013 when he drilled 25-of-26 of his field goals for the Broncos for a 96.2 field goal percentage while making six from at least 50 yards out.
He also broke the record for longest field goal made when he nailed one from 64 yards out.
2014 was not a good year for Prater though as he was suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the league substance abuse policy.
After the Broncos released Prater, the Lions picked him up and were rewarded as their kicking game improved dramatically. Prater made 21-of-26 of his field goals.
Prater’s new contract with the Lions is worth $9 million over three years, and he has the ability to make a field goal from any distance.