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Have a nice trip: Sam Paulescu struggles at punter

The Redskins' don't appear to have addressed their instability at punter after newly acquired Sam Paulescu struggled in Sunday's 33-30 loss in Dallas. In fact, Paulescu's most memorable moment might have come when he tripped Cowboys returner Bryan McCann on a first quarter punt return. Paulescu wasn't penalized on the play, but replays showed him lifting his leg in a blatant effort...
Via The Insider
December 20, 2010  |  Discuss

Punter Sam Paulescu ready to get to work for Redskins

Punter Sam Paulescu returned to the Redskins on Wednesday well rested and ready to work. Signed Tuesday to replace punter and holder Hunter Smith, released after his key role in Sunday's costly botched point-after attempt against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Paulescu said he would be prepared to handle both punting and holding duties against the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium. Paulescu...
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December 15, 2010  |  Discuss

Hunter punted, Paulescu is back

Per Chick Hernandez of Comcast SportsNet, the Redskins have released punter Hunter Smith and signed Sam Paulescu, who was with the Redskins for a game last year. Smith took responsibility for the botched extra point that cost the Redskins a chance to send Sunday’s game against the Bucs into overtime. The snap wasn’t the only issue [...]
Via Real Redskins
December 14, 2010  |  Discuss

Paulescu released; Holmes signed from practice squad

With punter Hunter Smith apparently having recovered from a groin injury, the Redskins today released punter Sam Paulescu and signed rookie safety Lendy Holmes from the practice squad. Paulescu performed well while handling punting duties in place of the injured Smith during last week's 31-17 loss to the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome. He had overall and net averages of 50 and...
Via The Insider
November 14, 2009  |  Discuss

Paulescu to get his kicks

On Wednesday, Sam Paulescu was punting at a high school field in Denver. On Sunday, he will be the fourth punter used by the Redskins in eight games this season, joining starter Hunter Smith, mid-game replacement Shaun Suisham (the normal place kicker) and mid-week replacement Glenn Pakulak. "Let me put it this way," Paulescu said Friday. "I've never got a call on Wednesday, that...
Via The Insider
November 06, 2009  |  Discuss

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