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Redskins Insider Archive: Hunter Smith

Statistical analysis: Hunter Smith's production

Hunter Smith was purportedly released by the Redskins for his punting and not for his flubbed hold on the failed extra point that would have sent Sunday's game into overtime. It's true that Smith's gross distances were below his career average and near the bottom of the league this season,...

By Brian Burke  | December 16, 2010; 6:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (73)
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Mike Shanahan admires Hunter Smith's honesty

Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan said he admired veteran punter Hunter Smith for accepting responsibility after the team's costly botched point-after attempt against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. "I told Hunter, I said, 'Hey, I admired the way he stepped it up and blamed it on himself,' " Shanahan said after practice...

By Jason Reid  | December 15, 2010; 4:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Hunter Smith: 'Shanahan wants to ... reshape and rebuild the culture'

Veteran punter Hunter Smith was released Tuesday after his role in the botched extra-point attempt in the final nine seconds of Sunday's 17-16 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Someone had to lose his job after what occurred, Smith said, and long snapper Nick Sundberg's high snap sailed through Smith's...

By Jason Reid  | December 15, 2010; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (38)
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This is how it works, and Hunter Smith understands

A 12-year veteran, punter Hunter Smith understands how things work in the NFL. So Smith figured someone would lose his job for the botched extra-point attempt that cost the Redskins a shot at overtime against Tampa Bay. And not surprisingly, Smith, who failed to catch the snap while holding on...

By Jason Reid  | December 14, 2010; 4:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (158)
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The botched extra point: What went wrong?

By Rick Maese All the Redskins needed to send Sunday's game into overtime was a simple extra point. There was no shortage of players accepting blame for the botched play that sealed Washington's eighth loss of the season. "What happened tonight is my fault," said punter Hunter Smith, who's charged...

By Barry Svrluga  | December 12, 2010; 5:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
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Hunter Smith pleased with season debut

Hunter Smith punted only once last week -- Friday in practice -- but said he felt good in his season debut. "I thought it was a real strong first game back," said Smith, who re-joined the Redskins on Thursday. "Not surprising to me because I've been working like I was...

By Rick Maese  | October 10, 2010; 8:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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