Broncos' Matt Prater sets NFL mark with 64-yard field goal

DENVER, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater set an NFL record with a 64-yard field goal in Sunday's game against Tennessee.

Kicker Elam to retire as a Bronco

DENVER, March 30 (UPI) -- Two-time Super Bowl champion kicker Jason Elam will retire as a Denver Bronco, team officials said Tuesday.
NFL: Atlanta 20, Tampa Bay 17

NFL: Atlanta 20, Tampa Bay 17

ATLANTA, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Chris Redman's touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter Sunday gave the Atlanta Falcons a tense 20-17 AFC South win over Tampa Bay.

NFL: Atlanta 19, Miami 7

ATLANTA, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Atlanta's Matt Ryan threw two touchdown passes that sent the Falcons on their way to a 19-7 win Sunday over the Miami Dolphins.

NFL: Atlanta 13, Tampa Bay 10 (OT)

ATLANTA, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Jason Elam kicked a 34-yard field goal with 4:04 left in overtime Sunday and Atlanta overcame three turnovers and a blocked punt to down Tampa Bay 13-10.

NFL: Atlanta 22, Chicago 20

ATLANTA, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Falcons upended the Chicago Bears 22-20 Sunday with a desperation drive capped by a 48-yard Jason Elam field goal as time expired.

NFL: Atlanta 27, Green Bay 24

GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Michael Turner ran for a key fourth-quarter touchdown Sunday, helping the Atlanta Falcons record a 27-24 win over Green Bay.
NFL: Carolina 24, Atlanta 9

NFL: Carolina 24, Atlanta 9

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Jake Delhomme tossed two touchdown passes for the Carolina Panthers Sunday in a 24-9 win over the Atlanta Falcons.

NFL: Atlanta 10, Baltimore 9

BALTIMORE, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- D.J. Shockley's second-quarter, 20-yard pass to Brian Finneran produced the only touchdown of the game Thursday in Atlanta's 10-9 victory over Baltimore.

St. Louis kicker Jeff Wilkins retires

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- Veteran St. Louis Rams placekicker Jeff Wilkins retired Friday after a 14-year NFL career.

NFL: Green Bay 19, Denver 13 (OT)

DENVER, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Brett Favre threw an 82-yard touchdown pass in overtime to Greg Jennings Monday, propelling the Green Bay Packers to a 19-13 win over the Denver Broncos.

NFL: Denver 31, Pittsburgh 28

DENVER, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Jason Elam kicked a 48-yard field goal with two seconds left in regulation Sunday night, as the Denver Broncos beat Pittsburgh, 31-28.

NFL: Indianapolis 38, Denver 20

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes and ran for a TD Sunday to lead the unbeaten Indianapolis Colts past Denver 38-20.

NFL: Denver 23, Oakland 20 (OT)

DENVER, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Denver’s Jason Elam kicked a 23-yard field goal in overtime Sunday, as the Broncos beat the Oakland Raiders 23-20.

NFL: Denver 15, Buffalo 14

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Jason Elam converted a 42-yard field goal as time ran out Sunday, boosting Denver to a 15-14 win over Buffalo.
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Jason Elam
Denver Broncos kicker Jason Elam (second from left) celebrates his overtime game-winning 39-yard field against the Kansas City Chiefs, at Invesco Field in Denver on September 17, 2006. Broncos Denver beat Kansas City in overtime 9-6 on a Jason Elam field goal. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)

Jason Elam (born March 8, 1970 in Fort Walton Beach, Florida) is an American football placekicker for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round of the 1993 NFL Draft. He played college football at Hawaii.

A three-time Pro Bowl selection, Elam won two Super Bowl rings with the Broncos and is tied with Tom Dempsey for the longest field goal in NFL history at 63 yards.

Elam attended Brookwood High School, a powerhouse in Snellville, Georgia, and lettered in football, swimming and track. In football, he was a first-team All-County honoree and a second-team All-State.

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