Denver Broncos kicker, Matt Prater, could potentially receive a franchise tag from the club, according to the Denver Post.
Prater, one of the more established kickers in the game, said at the end of last season that after five seasons of kicking on year-to-year deals, he was hoping free agency would bring him the security of a long-term contract. The franchise tag would not allow him such an opportunity. Last season Prater made 19 field goals, converted 30 extra points, and had a total of 87 points for the Broncos. Throughout his career he has made 91 field goals, converted 130 extra points, and contributed 403 points.