Redskins Sign Hunter Smith, Place Josh Bidwell On IR

After missing practice on Wednesday, Josh Bidwell has been placed on injured reserve, ending his season. The team has officially brought on Hunter Smith, who punted for the Skins last year, to replace him.

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Redskins Officially Sign Hunter Smith, Place Josh Bidwell On IR

The Redskins have officially added Hunter Smith to their roster and moved Josh Bidwell, the man he is replacing, to IR. Via Matt Terl.

It's official: #Redskins sign punter Hunter Smith, place punter Josh Bidwell on Injured Reserve. #NFLless than a minute ago via TweetDeck

 

Bidwell returned from an injury to his hip to punt against the Eagles on Sunday. But he did not participate in practice on Wednesday, and now he has been shut down for the rest of the year.

No word yet on if Coach Shanahan plans to bring back the "swinging gate." I bet no.

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Report: Redskins Sign Hunter Smith To Fill In At Punter

With Josh Bidwell's injury back before Week 3's game against the Rams, the Redskins have needed a punter. They have reportedly found a familiar face to plug that hole.

According to ESPN 980's Chris Russell, the team will sign Hunter Smith tomorrow to man the punting duties. 

According to multiple #NFL sources, team will resign "Hunter the Punter" Hunter Smith by tomorrow, will prac.Thurs.    

Smith was the team's punter last season, and is probably most well-known for his role in the infamous "Swinging Gate" play. 

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