Way agreed to terms on a four-year, $15 million contract extension with the Redskins on Friday, Kareem Copeland of The Washington Post reports.
Way ranks first in the league with 49.2 average yards per punt, and he's been named to the Pro Bowl accordingly. As a result, Washington has opted to lock up the standout punter for the foreseeable future.
Way (shin) was a full participant during Wednesday's practice.
Way was seen sporting a walking boot following Washington's 34-17 loss to the Jets, but the 29-year-old punter was not limited during Wednesday's practice session and should be fine to take the field Sunday against Detroit.
Way was spotted with a walking boot following Sunday's 34-17 loss to the Jets, JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Way had X-rays as well, but those came back negative and the punter should be fine for Week 12's matchup against the Lions. Still, it wouldn't be surprising if the 29-year-old's practice status was monitored over the upcoming week.
Washington's backup running backs did little Week 14 against the Rams.
Silas Redd received one carry, gaining 8 yards. He finished second on the team in rushing. Redd did manage to make an impact in the passing game, though. He caught three passes for 36 yards. Redd was targeted four times. Punter Tress Way also got a carry, gaining 2 yards.
They'll look for more Week 15 against the Giants.
The Bears have signed return specialist Darius Reynaud and cornerback Peyton Thompson, the team announced Monday, while waiving punter Tress Way and long snapper Chad Rempel.