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Washington Football Team signs Joey Slye, waives fellow kicker Chris Blewitt

Oct 24, 2021; Santa Clara, California, USA;  San Francisco 49ers punter Mitch Wishnowsky (18) holds the ball for San Francisco 49ers kicker Joey Slye (14) during warmups before the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 24, 2021; Santa Clara, California, USA; San Francisco 49ers punter Mitch Wishnowsky (18) holds the ball for San Francisco 49ers kicker Joey Slye (14) during warmups before the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Levi’s Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports

The Washington Football Team signed Joey Slye and released fellow kicker Chris Blewitt on Tuesday.

Slye, 25, opened the season with the Houston Texans as an injury replacement for Ka’imi Fairbairn. He spent three games with the Texans and three more with the San Francisco 49ers, making 11 of 13 field-goal attempts and 9 of 12 extra-point tries.

Slye has made 65 of 81 field-goal attempts and 73 of 83 extra-point attempts in 35 career games with the Carolina Panthers, Texans and 49ers.

Blewitt, 26, signed with Washington on Oct. 20. He saw three of his five field-goal attempts blocked in two games with the team. He made two of those kicks and both extra-point tries.

–Field Level Media