Max Unger

Center

  • 2018 Salary Cap Charge: $8,000,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cap: 4.48%
  • 2018 Cash Payout: $6,250,000
  • % of 2018 Team Cash Spending: 3.82%
  • 2018 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.78
  • Total Contract Value: $22,250,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $7,416,667
  • Position Ranking: 2/26 at C
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $8,100,000
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 6' 5"
  • Weight: 305
  • College: Oregon
  • Accrued Seasons: 9
  • 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

YearAgeBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
201630$850,000 $1,100,000$3,250,000$250,000$0$0$4,350,0002.8%
201731$1,700,000$1,750,000$3,950,000$0$0$7,387,5004.4%
201832$4,500,000 $1,000,000$1,750,000$1,750,000$0$0$8,000,0004.5%
201933$5,100,000$1,750,000$1,850,000$0$0$8,700,0004.6%
Total$12,150,000$8,500,000$7,800,000$0$0$28,437,500
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Career Earnings: $39,277,000
Career APY: $4,364,111
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

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksDraftedRenegotiated20094$3,706,000$926,500$3,127,00084.4%$1,042,333
SeahawksExtensionTraded20124$24,935,000$6,233,750$17,900,00071.8%$5,966,667
SaintsExtensionRenegotiated20124$24,935,000$6,233,750$4,500,00018.0%$4,500,000
SaintsExtensionActive20163$22,250,000$7,416,667$13,750,00061.8%$6,875,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks6$21,027,000$3,504,500$18,827,0000.0%$2,200,0000.0%
Saints3$18,250,000$6,083,333$14,737,5000.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History    

YearTeamBase Salary (Guaranteed)BonusesCap
Number
Cap %Cash Due
ProratedRosterWorkoutOther
2009Seahawks$310,000$362,500$0$0$0$672,5000.5%$1,760,000
2010Seahawks$395,000$362,500$485,000$0$0$1,242,500--$880,000
2011Seahawks$480,000$362,500$0$7,000$0$849,5000.7%$487,000
2012Seahawks$2,500,000$1,462,500$0$0$0$3,962,5003.3%$8,000,000
2013Seahawks$4,900,000 $3,500,000$1,100,000$0$0$0$6,000,0004.9%$4,900,000
2014Seahawks$5,000,000$1,100,000$0$0$0$6,100,0004.6%$5,000,000
2015Saints$1,500,000$1,500,000$0$0$0$3,000,0002.1%$4,500,000
2016Saints$850,000 $1,100,000$3,250,000$250,000$0$0$4,350,0002.8%$8,100,000
2017Saints$1,700,000$1,750,000$3,950,000$0$0$7,387,5004.4%$5,650,000
2018Saints$4,500,000 $1,000,000$1,750,000$1,750,000$0$0$8,000,0004.5%$6,250,000
2019Saints$5,100,000$1,750,000$1,850,000$0$0$8,700,0004.6%$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
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Seahawks2015$2,200,000$0
Total$2,200,000$0

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnaps
OffenseSpecial
201195.0%0.0%
20121696.2%9.6%
20131374.4%3.6%
2014635.5%2.1%
20151699.9%7.1%
20161594.7%11.7%
201716100.0%17.7%
201813100.0%21.2%

Financial Reports

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