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.
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.
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