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The Best Denver Broncos Kickers Of All Time

List RulesVote 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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  • 1

    Jason Elam

    150
    18

    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

    Brandon McManus

    106
    29

    Broncos career: 2014–present

    Career accomplishments:
    Super Bowl 50 champion

  • 3

    Matt Prater

    90
    27

    Broncos career: 2007–2014

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

  • 4

    Rich Karlis

    74
    18

    Broncos career: 1982–1988

  • 5

    Jim Turner

    59
    15

    Broncos career: 1971–1979

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

  • 6

    Broncos career: 1989–1992

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

  • 7

    Bobby Howfield

    32
    18

    Broncos career: 1968–1970

  • 8

    Fred Steinfort

    33
    24

    Broncos career: 1979-1981

  • 9

    Steven Hauschka

    29
    23

    Broncos career: 2010

  • 10

    Broncos career: 1992

  • 11

    Jack Hill

    7
    30

    Broncos career: 1961

  • 12

    Gary Kroner

    7
    32

    Broncos career: 1965-1967

  • 13

    Mike Clendenen

    7
    32

    Broncos career: 1987

  • 14

    Paul Ernster

    8
    43

    Broncos career:  2005–2006, 2007

  • 15

    Connor Barth

    6
    45

    Broncos career: 2014

  • 16

    Roger LeClerc

    4
    35

    Broncos career: 1967

  • 17

    Joe Nedney

    4
    38

    Broncos career: 2000

  • 18

    Bob Humphreys

    4
    40

    Broncos career: 1967–1968

  • 19

    Scott Bentley

    0
    36

    Broncos career: 1997