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8/20: Redskins Make Roster Moves

Posted Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Redskins announced Wednesday the acquisition of punter Tress Way via waiver claim. In addition, the team waived punter Blake Clingan.


The Washington Redskins announced today that they have acquired punter Tress Way via waiver claim.

In addition, the team waived punter Blake Clingan.

Way (6-1, 215) originally entered the NFL as a college free agent with the Chicago Bears on April 28, 2013. He was waived by the Bears on Aug. 25, 2013. He later re-signed with the Bears on Jan. 1, 2014, before being waived on Aug. 18.

Way punted collegiately at Oklahoma from 2008-12, appearing in 53 games with 250 punts for 10,988 yards (44.0 avg.) with 36 touchbacks and 91 punts downed inside the 20. He owns Oklahoma’s school record with 71 career punts of 50 or more yards.

Way, 24, attended Union H.S. in Tulsa, Okla., where he was a member of the all-state teams for both The Oklahoman and Tulsa World. He was born on April 18, 1990.

Clingan (6-3, 223) originally joined the Redskins as a free agent on April 9, 2014.

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