Max Unger, Saints Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

September 2, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Center Max Unger has agreed to a three-year contract extension that will keep him with the New Orleans Saints for the foreseeable future.
Herbie Teope of the Times-Picayune first reported the deal, which Ian Rapoport of NFL Network confirmed.
Unger spent the first six years of his career with the Seattle Seahawks before they traded him as part of the deal for tight end Jimmy Graham. He started all 16 games for the Saints in 2015.
While centers aren't always recognized for their work in the trenches, Unger has earned plenty of respect from players and coaches around the league.
The 30-year-old veteran has been a Pro Bowler twice in his career and was named first-team All-Pro in 2012.
In his first season with the Saints, the coaching staff named him the most valuable player on the offense:
Per Rod Walker of the New Orleans Advocate, Saints offensive line coach Dan Roushar said of Unger:

He’s an outstandi...

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