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Wayne Hunter

Wayne Hunter - #72 - T

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 318 lbs.
Birthday 07/02/1981
Birthplace Honolulu, HI
College Hawaii
Years played 10
Drafted 2003, 3rd round, 9th pick by Seahawks

Rams OLT Saffold has MCL sprain

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
Rams OLT Rodger Saffold suffered a third-degree MCL sprain and other damage to the knee, head coach Jeff Fisher told reporters Monday. 

Jets, Rams finalize trade of right tackles

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
The Jason Smith-Wayne Hunter trade between the Rams and Jets became official on Tuesday.

Report: Rams, Jets swapping tackles

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
he Jets reportedly are working on acquiring former first-round OT Jason Smith from the Rams in exchange for demoted Jets ORT Wayne Hunter.

Jets ORT Hunter loses starting job

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Jets ORT Wayne Hunter has lost his starting job, head coach Rex Ryan told reporters Thursday.

Searching for hope for the Jets

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
There is plenty of pessimism about the Jets after a lackluster start to the preseason. PFW's Kevin Fishbain tries to find some positives.

Jets give struggling Hunter day off from practice

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 8:28 p.m. ET
Jets embattled ORT Wayne Hunter was excused from the team's practice Tuesday night for what the team called a "personal reason."

Jets release OT Heyer

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
The Jets released veteran OT Stephon Heyer, the team announced Monday.

Jets still unsettled at ORT spot

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
The Jeff Otah trade didn't work out for the Jets, who look to still have Wayne Hunter as the starting right tackle.

Jets acquire OT Otah from Panthers

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Jets acquired former first-round OT Jeff Otah from the Panthers for an undisclosed draft pick, the teams announced Monday.

Ravens' Kruger must improve run defense

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
To successfully take over a starting OLB job, Baltimore's Paul Kruger must do a better job of stopping the run, according to AFC Whispers.

Tough start for Jets ORT Hunter

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 9:03 p.m. ET
Jets ORT Wayne Hunter struggled in Week One, but he still has Rex Ryan's confidence and he should get some help from blocking tight ends.

Jets' comeback win exposes weaknesses

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
Despite Mark Sanchez's poise under pressure, the Cowboys exposed concerns regarding the Jets' ability to get back to the AFC title game.

Jets re-sign OT Hunter

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
The Jets agreed to terms on a four-year deal with reserve OT Wayne Hunter on Tuesday.

Ducasse to step into the fold at ORT spot

Posted April 08, 2011 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Vladimir Ducasse didn't have an opportunity to prove himself during his rookie season, but he is expected to get thrust into the spotlight as the team's right tackle in 2011.

Jets-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Jets ORT Wayne Hunter could find himself lined up across from one of the league's best pass rushers in his fourth career start.

Report: Woody done for regular season

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The reeling Jets, who have lost back-to-back games, will reportedly be without ORT Damien Woody for the rest of the regular season.


Posted Aug. 27, 2012
The Rams have acquired Hunter from the Jets on Monday.||||||| Hunter was demoted by the Jets and replaced by Austin Howard last week after struggling in the first two games of the preseason while coming off a rough first year as the Jets' starter at right tackle.
Posted Aug. 21, 2012
Hunter was excused from the team's practice Tuesday night at MetLife Stadium for what the team called a "personal reason."||||||| Coach Rex Ryan says Hunter was at team meetings earlier in the day, and expects Hunter to be back at practice Wednesday at the team's facility in Florham Park, N.J. He adds that Hunter will play with the starters against Carolina on Sunday night, and the team isn't in the market for a starting right tackle to replace Hunter.
Posted Aug. 20, 2012
Rex Ryan will not commit to Hunter as the New York Jets' starting right tackle after the offensive lineman struggled against the Giants on Saturday night.||||||| Hunter was manhandled on three sacks of Mark Sanchez. He struggled most of last season as the starter, but the Jets still guaranteed his $2.45 million base salary for this year. Ryan said Monday that there's "competition not just at the right tackle spot, but there is competition throughout."
Posted July 26, 2011
The agent for Hunter tells The Associated Press that his client has agreed to terms with the New York Jets on a four-year deal.||||||| Agent Kenny Zuckerman says Tuesday night that "there was some other sincere interest from a few teams," but Hunter chose to remain with the Jets because "Wayne and his family love the Jets organization." Hunter has played the last four seasons in New York after spending playing for Seattle and Jacksonville.
Posted Dec. 26, 2007
The Jets signed Hunter to the practice squad.||||||| Hunter, in his fifth NFL season, has appeared in three games, one with Jacksonville in 2006 and two with Seattle in 2004 and '05. He was a third-round pick of the Seahawks in 2003.