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The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up kickers based only on their performance with the Broncos.

The best Denver Broncos kickers ever have all had a part in some of the biggest moments in franchise history. NFL games can be won and lost by one or two points, making every made or missed kick of the greatest importance and every starting kicker a potential hero.

While recent stars like Jason Elam and Matt Prater have made their mark in the Broncos’ past, early standouts like Jim Turner and Rich Karlis helped craft their own legacies in the old days of the franchise.

So which of these kickers from Denver Broncos history deserves to rank near the top of the list? Who are the best Broncos kickers of all-time? Vote below, and check back to see what other football fans thought.

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Jason Elam is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time

Broncos career: 1993–2007

Career accomplishments:
3× Pro Bowl (1995, 1998, 2001)
3× Second-team All-Pro (1995, 1998, 2001)
2× Super Bowl champion (XXXII, XXXIII)
Broncos Ring of Fame
Denver Broncos 50th Anniversary Team

2
Rich Karlis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time

Broncos career: 1982–1988

3
David Treadwell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time

Broncos career: 1989–1992

Career accomplishments:
Pro Bowl (1989)
All-Pro (1989)

4
Matt Prater is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time
Matt Prater

Broncos career: 2007–2014

Career accomplishments:
Pro Bowl (2013)
NFL record 64-yard field goal

5
Jim Turner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time
Jim Turner

Broncos career: 1971–1979

Career accomplishments:
AFL All-Time 2nd Team
Denver Broncos Ring of Fame

6
Brandon McManus is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time

Broncos career: 2014–present

Career accomplishments:
Super Bowl 50 champion

7
Steven Hauschka is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time

Broncos career: 2010

8
Bobby Howfield is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time

Broncos career: 1968–1970

9
Fred Steinfort is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time
Fred Steinfort

Broncos career: 1979-1981

10
Mike Clendenen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time
Mike Clendenen

Broncos career: 1987

11
Paul Ernster is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time

Broncos career:  2005–2006, 2007

12
Connor Barth is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time

Broncos career: 2014

13
Brad Daluiso is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time

Broncos career: 1992

14
Jack Hill is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time
Jack Hill

Broncos career: 1961

15
Bob Humphreys is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time
Bob Humphreys

Broncos career: 1967–1968

16
Joe Nedney is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time

Broncos career: 2000

17
Gary Kroner is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time
Gary Kroner

Broncos career: 1965-1967

18
Scott Bentley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time
Scott Bentley

Broncos career: 1997

19
Roger LeClerc is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time

Broncos career: 1967