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Thin Air In Denver Helped K Prater To Pro Bowl

Broncos kicker Matt Prater set a new NFL record with a 64-yard field goal this season, and so it wasnt surprising that Prater was one of the two kickers chosen to this seasons Pro Bowl, along with Baltimores Justin Tucker. But while it wasnt surprising, it also wasnt deserving.

Prater benefited from the effects of Denvers altitude, where the air is less dense and kicked footballs travel farther.

For more on this story visit: Michael David Smith, NBC Sports Pro Football Talk


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