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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

Branch's exit from Seattle makes few waves

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
There was nary a shrug when the disappointing Deion Branch era came to an abrupt halt in Seattle with his Oct. 11 trade back to the Patriots in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick.

Patriots reacquire Branch from Seattle

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
The Patriots reacquired WR Deion Branch from Seattle on Monday, according to reports by ESPN and NFL Network, both of whom cite a league source. Both reports say that the Seahawks will receive a 2011 fourth-round draft choice in return.

Reports: Patriots in talks with Seahawks about WR Branch

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
While nothing is close to imminent, the Patriots and Seahawks are reportedly talking about a potential trade involving Seahawks WR Deion Branch.

Seahawks hope Lynch will fill RB bill

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
There's strong reason to believe newly acquired Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch will benefit from a badly needed change of scenery.

Bills trade RB Lynch to Seahawks

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Bills have agreed to trade RB Marshawn Lynch to the Seahawks for a 2011 fourth-round draft choice and a conditional choice in 2012, according to Fox Sports. To make room for Lynch, Seattle released veteran RB Julius Jones.

Seahawks LB Hill suspended one game

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
The league announced Monday that Seahawks LB Leroy Hill will be suspended one game and fined one additional paycheck for violating the league's personal-conduct policy.

Rams' defense stuffs Seahawks 20-3

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
QB Sam Bradford and a tough defense led the Rams to a 20-3 win over the Seahawks on Sunday.

Seahawks pleased with fill-in OT Polumbus

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 1:58 a.m. ET
Seattle was very happy with the play of Tyler Polumbus while he was filling in for starting OLT Russell Okung, and Polumbus may soon get some opportunities at right tackle.

Seahawks LB Hill placed on I.R.

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The Seahawks placed LB Leroy Hill on injured reserve because of an Achilles injury, ending his tumultuous season. The team re-signed DT Craig Terrill and promoted OG Mike Gibson from the practice squad.

Washington bolsters Seahawks' biggest strength

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
With the addition of Leon Washington, the league's leading kickoff returner, special teams continue to be the Seahawks' biggest strength.

Seahawks cut veteran OG Pitts

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
The Seahawks had high hopes for OG Chester Pitts but were forced to cut him on Thursday after he struggled to stay healthy.

Reports: Seahawks sign WR Stokley

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Seahawks have reportedly signed free agent WR Brandon Stokley and cut RB Quinton Ganther to make room on the roster.

Washington's two kick-return TDs lead Seahawks to victory

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Leon Washington returned two second-half kickoffs for touchdowns of 101 and 99 yards, making up for a long list of Seattle mistakes, and the Seahawks held off Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers 27-20 on Sunday.

Seahawks far from giving up on Hasselbeck

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 10 p.m. ET
Even though he had a very forgettable performance against the Broncos in Week Two, we hear Matt Hasselbeck remains firmly entrenched as Seattle’s starting quarterback.

McLoughlin announced as Seahawks president

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
The Seahawks named Peter McLoughlin their new president, replacing Tod Leiweke.

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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