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Confirmed: Hawks sign Martin, two others

According to NFL marketing agent Stacy Jenson, wide receiver Ruvell Martin is back with the Seattle Seahawks. The team has yet to confirm this move, but it makes sense considering Golden Tate could be out for an extended period of time with a sprained ankle.

Brian McIntyre has more details on the deal here.

UPDATE: The Seahawks confirmed the Martin signing and two other additions today. Seattle also signed defensive end Jay Richardson and center Chris White this morning.

Richardson played the past three seasons with the Oakland Raiders after being a fifth-round draft choice in 2007. He has 109 career tackles and 7.0 sacks, including 52 tackles and 3.0 sacks in 2008.

White played the past three seasons with the Houston Texans and entered the league in 2005 with the Green Bay Packers.

Martin went through training camp with Seattle and was one of the final roster cuts when the team trimmed down to the 53-man roster. At 6-foot-4, 215 pounds Martin is a big target who knows the team's system and can come in and contribute right away.

This move also appears to take Seattle out of the running for Randy Moss, but we'll see what happens at 1 p.m. today, the deadline for teams to put in a claim for the veteran receiver. Seattle is 16th on the waiver claim list.

With Martin in the fold, the Seahawks still have two vacant spots on the active roster.