Matt Prater has the longest field goal in NFL history 64 yards (Video)
Today Matt Prater’s kick, out of an Aaron Brewer snap and a Britton Colquitt hold, set an NFL record, at 64 yards. It gave the Broncos a boost along the way as they went on to a 51-28 victory at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
“Such an awesome moment, I’m glad it came in a win,” Prater said. “It was crazy, it was awesome because almost the whole team rushed the field after that kick. It definitely was a momentum swing.”
Added coach John Fox: “No doubt it energized our team.”
Prater’s kick broke the previous NFL record of 63 yards, held by Tom Dempsey (1970), former Broncos kicker Jason Elam (1998), Sebastian Janikowski (2011) and David Akers (’12).