The Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League’s Arizona Cardinals are a team that Matt Prater plays for and makes extra points for. He is 91 kg in weight and 1.78 m tall. He was a student at Estero High School in Estero, Florida, where he played high school football. With the University of Central Florida Knights for four seasons, he played collegiate football.
During his four years of college, he played in 46 games and kicked field goals 50 times out of 74, with a long of 53 yards. In school history, his 258 points rank fourth overall, and he shares the school record with 50 field goals.
Prater joined the Detroit Lions in May 2006 as an undrafted free agent. He quickly agreed to a deal with the Atlanta Falcons. He was added to the Miami Dolphins’ practice squad in November 2007. Prater was acquired by the Denver Broncos in December 2007 from the Dolphins’ practice squad. He signed a one-year contract in October 2014 with the Detroit Lions.
Prater agreed to a two-year contract in March 2021 with the Arizona Cardinals. In a 37-14 victory over the Cleveland Browns in Week 6 of the 2021 season, he made three field goals and all four extra points. He was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week in recognition of his efforts.
How Much Does Matt Prater Make?
Matt Prater makes an average annual salary of $3.25 million from the Cardinals.