Team also confirms the signing of free-agent defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin.

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The Seahawks took care of a necessary piece of offseason business Friday, re-signing long snapper Clint Gresham to a three-year contract worth $2.7 million.

Gresham has been one of the steadier long snappers in the NFL since coming to Seattle shortly before the 2010 season, Pete Carroll’s first as Seahawks coach.

Gresham became a free agent when a two-year contract worth $1.6 million he signed in 2013 expired this month.

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It had been expected, though, that the team would re-sign Gresham, and that happened Friday as he became the third of the team’s unrestricted free agents to re-sign with the Seahawks. The others are tight end Anthony McCoy and defensive tackle D’Anthony Smith.

Gresham’s contract includes a $300,000 signing bonus and veteran-minimum salaries of $745,000 in 2015, $760,000 in 2016 and $900,000 in 2017.

The Seahawks also recently signed long snapper Luke Ingram of Hawaii, so they could have some competition for Gresham in camp, something he did not have a year ago.

Gresham’s re-signing also means Seattle again could have its special-teams battery in order for at least another season, as kicker Steven Hauschka and punter and holder Jon Ryan both are under contract for 2015.

Rubin signing official

The Seahawks on Friday announced the signing of free-agent defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin, news of which was confirmed by the team Thursday.

The 28-year-old is expected to compete for playing time, if not a starting job, at nose tackle and is able to play defensive tackle. He had been with Cleveland since 2008 before becoming a free agent.

According to a report from ESPN, Rubin’s contract includes a $1 million signing bonus and is worth up to $3.1 million overall.