Detroit Lions sign kicker Matt Prater to 3-year contract extension

DETROIT (WXYZ) - The Detroit Lions are signing kicker Matt Prater to a 3-year contract extension, according to's Ian Rapoport.

The contract is worth $11.4 million, according to Rapoport, with a maximum of $12.15 million.

Prater, 33, has been with Detroit since 2014 and has been one of the Lions' most consistent players.

He has made 84 of 98 attempted field goals, and is 19-24 from 50 yards or more, 24-30 from 40-49 yards, 19-22 from 30-39 yards and 22-22 from 20-29 yards. He has also made 103 of 108 extra points.

He was a pro bowler in 2016 and named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week three times in 2016 and one time so far this season.

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