The Redskins on Wednesday claimed punter Tress Way off of waivers from the Chicago Bears, according to the NFL’s daily transaction report. The team confirmed the signing in an announcement.

Blake Clingan Blake Clingan was cut earlier in the day. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

The move comes on the same day that the team cut first-year punter Blake Clingan. Way spent time this preseason with the Chicago Bears, he punted twice, averaging 37.5 yards per attempt.

The left-footed Way punted for Oklahoma, concluding his career in 2012. He averaged 44 yards an attempt. The 6-foot-1, 215-pounder went undrafted out of college, and didn’t play in 2013.

Washington still has Robert Malone on the roster. Malone has two punts this preseason with distances of 43 and 42 yards.

Have a Redskins question? Send an e-mail to mike.jones@washpost.com with the subject line “Mailbag question,” and it might be answered on Tuesday in The Mailbag.

More from The Post:

Hatcher expected to play vs. Ravens | Cofield misses practice

Clark: Rules crackdown might not hurt Redskins that much

Griffin understands the need to protect himself, and the ball

Outsider: A closer look at things Griffin did well, not-so-well on Monday

More NFL: Home page | D.C. Sports Bog | The Early Lead | Fancy Stats | Fantasy

Follow: @MikeJonesWaPo | @lizclarketweet | @JReidPost | @Insider