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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 show NFL parody, not parity

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
There is really only one thing you can say about wild-card weekend, writes Ron Borges, and you didn't have to wait until Sunday night to say it.

Seahawks are being taken a lot more seriously this week

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
The sarcastic giggles and rolling eyes have ceased to exist in Seattle, where hope suddenly springs eternal after the Seahawks’ undeniably impressive 41-36 wild-card victory over the defending Super Bowl-champion Saints last Saturday at Qwest Field.

Bears get the matchup they wanted

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 12:29 a.m. ET
One week after losing to the Packers, the Bears have a reason to thank their rivals. Green Bay's road win over Philadelphia Sunday ensured that Chicago will host Seattle, the least-respected team in the playoffs, next Sunday.

Saturday's games a ratings boon for NBC

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Saturday's exciting wild-card games on NBC earned milestone ratings for the network.

Underdog Seahawks stun Saints in 41-36 win

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
Matt Hasselbeck threw four touchdown passes and Marshawn Lynch scored on an electrifying 67-yard run in the final minutes to lead the Seattle Seahawks to an improbable 41-36 victory over the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints in the ...

Seahawks' No. 1 building block: Williams

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 9:18 a.m. ET
With the Seahawks deciding to give WR Mike Williams a three-year, $11.2 million contract extension as a present on his 27th birthday, it certainly seems all of a sudden that he has become the most obvious building block in ...

Hasselbeck to start for Seahawks vs. Saints

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll announced after Thursday's practice that Matt Hasselbeck will be the team's starting quarterback for their wild-card playoff game against the Saints on Saturday.

Oddsmakers make Seahawks massive underdogs

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 4:15 a.m. ET
Whether the Seahawks are indeed the biggest home playoff underdog ever can't be conclusively said, though it is clear they are in the team picture.

Seahawks playoff primer

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 2:41 a.m. ET
PFW examines the Seahawks as they prepare for the playoffs, identifying the keys to the offense and the defense, a player to watch, and what they have to do to win the Super Bowl.

Saints place RB Ivory on I.R.

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Days before they begin their playoff run against the Seahawks, the Saints placed RB Chris Ivory on injured reserve and signed RB DeShawn Wynn.

Seahawks enjoying shining moment — until reality kicks in

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
After becoming the first team in league history to enter the playoffs with a losing record, it would be one of the all-time shocks should the Seahawks somehow become a factor in the 2010 “second season.”

Overcoming injuries against Seattle won’t be new drill for Saints

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
The Saints beat the Seahawks, despite having several key players sidelined, earlier this season, and they may be facing similar circumstances when they get the postseason underway at Qwest Field Saturday.

Seahawks-Rams garners record ratings for Week 17 game

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
The final "Sunday Night Football" game of the season earned the best overnight rating since 2002 for the NFL's season-ending game.

Seahawks top Rams, win NFC West

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
Laugh all you want, the 7-9 Seattle Seahawks are going to the playoffs as champions of the NFC West.

Game times announced for NFL playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
The Jets-Colts wild-card game will be the Saturday night game in the first weekend of the NFL playoffs.

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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