Max Unger

Center

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $8,700,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 4.54%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $6,950,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 5.26%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.80
  • Total Contract Value: $22,250,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,416,667
  • Position Ranking: 2/18 at C
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $8,100,000
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 305
  • College: Oregon
  • Accrued Seasons: 10
  • Entry: 2009 Draft, Round 2, #49 overall (Seahawks)
  • Year Signed: 2016
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2020 (UFA)

Contract Notes

Max Unger signed a four year contract extension worth a base value of $24.935 million on July 27, 2012. Unger received a $5.5 million signing bonus and his 2012 and 2013 base salaries are fully guaranteed. Unger earned $900,000 contract escalators in 2013 and 2014. Those same escalators are available in 2015 and 2016. Unger was traded to the Saints in 2015. In September of 2015 Unger converted $3 million of his $4.5 million salary into a signing bonus to create $1.5 million in cap space for the Saints.

Current Contract

Year Age Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2016 30 $850,000 $1,100,000 $3,250,000 $250,000 $0 $0 $4,350,000 2.8%
2017 31 $1,700,000 $1,750,000 $3,950,000 $0 $0 $7,387,500 4.4%
2018 32 $4,500,000 $1,000,000 $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $0 $0 $8,000,000 4.5%
2019 33 $5,100,000 $1,750,000 $1,850,000 $0 $0 $8,700,000 4.6%
Total $12,150,000 $8,500,000 $7,800,000 $0 $0 $28,437,500
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Career Earnings: $45,527,000
Career APY: $4,552,700
Potential Earnings: $52,477,000
Total Guarantees: $32,550,000
Largest Cash Payment: $8,100,000 (2016)
Largest Cap Hit: $8,700,000 (2019)

Contract History

Team Contract Type Status Year Signed Yrs Total APY Guarantees Amount Earned % Earned Effective APY
Seahawks Drafted Renegotiated 2009 4 $3,706,000 $926,500 $1,450,000 $3,127,000 84.4% $1,042,333
Seahawks Extension Traded 2012 4 $24,935,000 $6,233,750 $11,500,000 $17,900,000 71.8% $5,966,667
Saints Extension Renegotiated 2012 4 $24,935,000 $6,233,750 $11,500,000 $4,500,000 18.0% $4,500,000
Saints Extension Active 2016 3 $22,250,000 $7,416,667 $8,100,000 $20,000,000 89.9% $6,666,667
Earnings By Team
Team Yrs Salary APY Paid on Cap % Paid on Cap Paid as Dead Money % Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks 6 $21,027,000 $3,504,500 $18,827,000 0.0% $2,200,000 0.0%
Saints 4 $24,500,000 $6,125,000 $22,737,500 0.0% $0 0.0%

Salary Cap History    

Year Team Base Salary (Guaranteed) Bonuses Cap
Number
Cap % Cash Due
Prorated Roster Workout Other
2009 Seahawks $310,000 $362,500 $0 $0 $0 $672,500 0.5% $1,760,000
2010 Seahawks $395,000 $362,500 $485,000 $0 $0 $1,242,500 -- $880,000
2011 Seahawks $480,000 $362,500 $0 $7,000 $0 $849,500 0.7% $487,000
2012 Seahawks $2,500,000 $1,462,500 $0 $0 $0 $3,962,500 3.3% $8,000,000
2013 Seahawks $4,900,000 $3,500,000 $1,100,000 $0 $0 $0 $6,000,000 4.9% $4,900,000
2014 Seahawks $5,000,000 $1,100,000 $0 $0 $0 $6,100,000 4.6% $5,000,000
2015 Saints $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $0 $0 $0 $3,000,000 2.1% $4,500,000
2016 Saints $850,000 $1,100,000 $3,250,000 $250,000 $0 $0 $4,350,000 2.8% $8,100,000
2017 Saints $1,700,000 $1,750,000 $3,950,000 $0 $0 $7,387,500 4.4% $5,650,000
2018 Saints $4,500,000 $1,000,000 $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $0 $0 $8,000,000 4.5% $6,250,000
2019 Saints $5,100,000 $1,750,000 $1,850,000 $0 $0 $8,700,000 4.6% $6,950,000
Total $27,235,000 $14,750,000 $8,285,000 $7,000 $0 $50,264,500   $52,477,000
Dead Money History
Team Year Cap Charge Cash Paid
Seahawks 2015 $2,200,000 $0
Total$2,200,000$0

Statistics

Year Games Played Snaps
Offense Special
2011 95.0% 0.0%
2012 16 96.2% 9.6%
2013 13 74.4% 3.6%
2014 6 35.5% 2.1%
2015 16 99.9% 7.1%
2016 15 94.7% 11.7%
2017 16 100.0% 17.7%
2018 16 96.4% 19.4%

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average