The Seahawks signed rookie long snapper Nolan Frese Tuesday and released linebacker Khairi Fortt.
Frese tried out for the Seahawks Monday and becomes the third long snapper the team has signed this offseason. Andrew East was signed and later released and is now with the Raiders, and now the signing of Frese means he’ll compete with Drew Ferris for the team’s long snapping job when training camp opens in late July.
The Seahawks released Clint Gresham earlier this offseason. Gresham had been the team’s long snapper for the last six seasons.
Ferris signed with the Seahawks in March. He was briefly with the Jets last season.
Fortt has bounced around the league the last two seasons. He had signed with the Seahawks last month.