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Max Unger

Max Unger - #60 - C

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 305 lbs.
Birthday 04/14/1986
Birthplace Kailua-Kona, HI
College Oregon
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 2nd round, 17th pick by Seahawks

Seahawks reach for likely new ORT in Carpenter

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 10:58 p.m. ET
After failing to trade down — which is what Seattle GM John Schneider strongly suggested would happen — there are bound to be more than a few Seahawks fans who will be down on the Seahawks after their surprising selection of Alabama ...

Draft Dose: Who needs a DT?

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
In the 32nd and final installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of a defensive tackle.

Seahawks WR Tate missing out on 'Golden' opportunity

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 9:47 a.m. ET
Our Seahawks sources believe there probably isn’t a player in the league more victimized by the ongoing lockout than second-year WR Golden Tate.

Salary adjustments could be on tap for Tatupu, Trufant

Posted April 06, 2011 @ 7:12 p.m. ET
While the Seahawks are still very much counting on veteran defensive starters Lofa Tatupu and Marcus Trufant, we hear it would not be a shock if the team took a hard look at restructuring their contracts.

Draft Dose: Who needs an offensive tackle?

Posted April 04, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
As the NFL draft draws near, PFW looks at five teams that could use some help at offensive tackle — with USC's Tyron Smith a rising prospect at the position.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 25

Posted April 03, 2011 @ 11:11 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 25th pick in the NFL draft, including WR Freddie Mitchell to the Eagles in 2001.

Seahawks fans voice frustrations

Posted March 28, 2011 @ 10:53 a.m. ET
The "12th man" voiced its displeasures with the NFL lockout on Sunday in Seattle.

Kolb rumors fog up Seahawks' QB picture

Posted March 24, 2011 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
Seattle’s QB situation grows murkier by the day in the wake of rumors suggesting that the team might have made an offer for Eagles backup QB Kevin Kolb.

Under siege under center

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
Adding to the uncertainty due to the current lockout are the undeniably shaky QB situations facing one-third of the league's teams, including the 49ers and holdover starter Alex Smith.

NFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Vikings are looking for a successor to QB Brett Favre, as PFW identifies the top three draft needs of each NFC team.

New deal for Hasselbeck in Seattle not a lock

Posted March 09, 2011 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
It appears a new deal for Seahawks QB Matt Hasslbeck is a long way from being the slam-dunk head coach Pete Carroll made it seem like in his postseason press conference.

NFC West free-agent preview

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is likely to be delayed. Yet, PFW examines the free-agent picture for each club, with the NFC West featured today.

Report: Washington, Seahawks agree to extension

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
RB Leon Washington has agreed to a four-year extension with the Seahawks, according to his agent.

Seahawks expecting strong second seasons from Okung, Thomas

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
Seahawks GM John Schneider told PFW at the NFL Scouting Combine that he couldn't be more excited about the progress he is expecting from the team's two first-round picks last season — OT Russell Okung and FS Earl Thomas.

Seahawks hire QB coach

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
The Seahawks hired Carl Smith to be their new quarterbacks coach, replacing Jedd Fisch.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted July 25, 2012
The Seahawks have locked up center Max Unger beyond the 2012 season after signing the anchor of Seattle's offensive line to a multi-year extension. Seattle announced the signing on Wednesday afternoon, just days before the start of training camp.||||||| Unger, who was a second-round pick out of Oregon in 2009, was entering the final year of his initial rookie contract and was due to become a free agent after the 2012 season. Terms of Unger's deal were not released. Unger has started all 32 games he's played in his NFL career. Unger started his entire rookie season in 2009, but missed most of the 2010 season with a toe injury. Last year, he started 15 games at center.
Posted Sept. 14, 2010
Unger is done for the season after being placed on injured reserve with a left toe injury.||||||| Seattle made the move on Tuesday, re-signing guard Mansfield Wrotto, who was released by the team at the end of training camp. Unger was injured early in Sunday's 31-6 win over San Francisco but played the entire game. Coach Pete Carroll disclosed Unger's injury on Monday and Unger was wearing a protective boot on his left foot.
Posted July 29, 2009
The Seahawks have signed second-round draft choice Max Unger to a four-year contract that guarantees $1.95 million, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.||||||| The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Wednesday night because the team had yet to announce the deal and has a policy of not releasing terms. The contract, first reported by The Seattle Times, could be worth more than $3 million.

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