5 Reasons Broncos Were Right to Cut Matt Prater

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Sep 14, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (88) during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

I get it. Fans think Prater will come back to haunt them. 

But think about this: Would you have rather an unreliable kicker worth $4 million or keep one of the best wide receivers in the game? 

I would rather keep Thomas, who will prove far more beneficial and important to the Broncos over the long term than Prater. 

We’re talking about a team with Manning at quarterback, and fans are overreacting to a kicker?