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WWL's Bobby Hebert loves money and was shocked to hear Max Unger was retiring when the center was set to make $5 million next season. Did he ask for an extension from the Saints and the team didn't bite? Listen to what the Cajun Cannon had to say.
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Steve Geller
March 18, 2019 - 1:20 pm
It's not easy getting old, and certainly father time is not kind to players in the NFL. Offensive linemen have to deal with contact every single play and Saints center Max Unger announced over the weekend that he was retiring after 10 years in the league. He will turn 33 next month and says he did...
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Steve Geller
March 17, 2019 - 11:44 pm
The center position was no longer stable after Max Unger retired, so the Saints signed Nick Easton to a 4 year, $24 million deal. The 26 year old played 665 snaps at guard and 463 at center for Minnesota in 2016 & 2017. Easton first signed as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Baltimore...
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Kristian Garic
March 16, 2019 - 6:04 pm
In stunning fashion Saints Center Max Unger is retiring with one year remaining on his contract, according to sources. Unger was really banged up last season and faced the prospect of surgeries to repair injuries to his hip and elbow. Unger will now land on the reserve/retired list. The 32 year old...
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Chris Miller
March 16, 2019 - 4:03 pm
New Orleans Saints center Max Unger, a Pro Bowl selectee this past season, has decided to retire, accordind to ESPN reporter Field Yates. Source: Saints C Max Unger has retired. Wow. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) March 16, 2019 Unger came to the Saints in the 2015 trade that sent tight end Jimmy...
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Steve Geller
January 16, 2019 - 6:21 pm
Wednesday's injury report revealed that 2 Saints did not practice ahead of Sunday's NFC Championship game in the Superdome. WR Keith Kirkwood is listed with a calf issue after leaving last contest against the Eagles. TE Benjamin Watson did not take part due to an illness. G Andrus Peat (hand), C...
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Chris Miller
December 28, 2018 - 2:56 pm
While riding the pine might help some Saints players enter the post-season ready and rested, it could also cost them thousands of dollars or more. The New Orleans Advocate 's Nick Underhill notes that some players have bonuses written into their contracts that earn them extra money on top of their...
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Nov 12, 2017; Orchard Park, NY, USA; New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Terron Armstead (72) against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field.
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Steve Geller
December 21, 2018 - 3:08 pm
Terron Armstead is feeling much better as he recovers from a pectoral injury that he suffered back in week 10. The left tackle practiced Friday and is not listed as out so could be in action on Sunday vs. the Steelers. Center Max Unger, Guard Andrus Peat, Tackle Ryan Ramczyk and Punter Thomas...
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December 19, 2018 - 11:34 am
By: Jordan Fiegel WWL Saints color analyst Deuce McAllister said his head hurt after the narrow 12-9 win over the Carolina Panthers, and the Monday night game means there’s a shorter week to get ready for the next opponent. The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming to town with an 8-5-1 record. They’re...
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