Prater made 25 of 26 attempts with the Denver Broncos last season, but the team cut him right before he finished his four-game suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.
Caldwell said there is someone out there who is right for the team; the Lions just need to track him down.
All three misses came in the second half of Sunday’s game, which the Lions at one point led by two touchdowns.
Between Freese and Henery, Lions kickers are 4 for 12 this season. Both of Detroit’s losses have included at least two missed field goals.
On the season, though, Fresse hasn’t fared the best. He is 3-7 on the season and missed a 41-yard attempt in Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers.
Caldwell said he still believes in Freese, but Lions are exploring their options.
A last-second field goal by Shayne Graham brought an end to the first season of the Chip Kelly era as the Saints left Philadelphia with a 26-24 victory in the NFC Wild Card playoff. The time for season-long evaluations will come over the coming week, but for now let’s take a quick look at how the Eagles performed in this game.
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