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New Orleans Saints' Junior Galette says defense to blame for loss to Atlanta

There is more than enough blame to go around from the New Orleans Saints' stunning 37-34 overtime loss to Atlanta in Sunday's season opener. Almost every facet played a part. But Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette said Monday that the brunt of the loss falls on the defense, which missed tackles by the bunches and allowed Matt Ryan and the offense to roll up 568 yards...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints surprise Galette, who couldn't afford b-ball growing up

This is your classic “started from the bottom now we here” story. Saints OLB Junior Galette grew up so poor he couldn’t even afford a basketball. Earlier today, he signed a 4 year extension with the Saints worth $41 million with $23 million guaranteed. To congratulate him, his teammates surprised him with a locker full of all basketballs. .@JuniorG93 said as a kid he couldn...
Via BlackSportsOnline
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints put a lot of basketballs in Junior Galette’s locker (Photo)

The Saints put a lot of basketball in Junior Galette’s locker after signing him to a  new four-year, $41 million extension. .@JuniorG93 said as a kid he couldn't afford a new basketball. With new contract, his teammates updated his locker — New Orleans Saints (@Saints) September 4, 2014 I love the guard dog. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551...
Via Pro Football Zone
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Gallette becomes the highest paid HBCU football player

Yesterday the New Orleans Saints rewarded Defensive End/Outside Linebacker Junior Gallette with a contract extension worth 41,500,000 dollars.  It makes him the highest paid HBCU football player in the NFL.  Gallette played his college football at Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  It is a very small school that only has approximately 1,000 students.  This is […] The...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints sign Junior Galette to a four-year extension

The New Orleans Saints have signed linebacker Junior Galette to a four-year, $41 million contract extension. #Saints LB Junior Galette’s extension is for 4 years and worth $41.5 million, per source. He’ll receive $23M guaranteed. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 3, 2014 Galette told reporters that, “this is the best week of my life.” var ACE_AR = {Site: '...
Via Pro Football Zone
14 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints DE Junior Galette signs huge extension, tweets bold statement

We’re mere days away from the New Orleans Saints opener in Atlanta, and one man will head to The Georgia Dome a very happy man. #Saints LB Junior Galette’s extension is for 4 years and worth $41.5 million, per source. He’ll receive $23M guaranteed. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 3, 2014 #Saints LB Junior Galette had 12 sacks last year and 2 years left on his deal....
Via cover32 - Saints
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Saints & LB Junior Galette Reach Agreement On Four-Year Extension

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Saints and OLB Junior Galette have reached an agreement on a four-year contract extension. Galette, 26, was entering the second year of his three-year, $6.3 million contract that included $3.5 million guaranteed. He has a base salary of $1.4 million coming his way over the next two years. Last season, Galette appeared in...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints give Junior Gallette a three year extension

New Orleans Saints have just agreed in principle to a contract extension with Junior Gallette the teams defensive lineman.  Galette inked a three-year, $6.3 million contract before last season. He had a huge year in 2013 breaking out for 12 sacks under DC Rob Ryan. The 26-year-old former UDFA out of tiny Stillman has 21.5 sacks […] The post Saints give Junior Gallette a three...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: New Orleans Saints LB Junior Galette makes hairy decision

Junior Galette is one of the premier up-and-coming pass rushers in the NFL, and he’s just coming into his own both as a player and a person. Through the ages, some of the best defensive terrors have had unique (and sometimes brash) personalities, and the same can be said of Galette. He goes by the name of ‘SACKMAN’ on social media, his on-field antics are borderline manic,...
Via cover32 - Saints
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Junior Galette and Cam Jordan: Pass Rush Specialists

Last season, the Saints' Cam Jordan (12.5 sacks) and Junior Galette (12 sacks) were the only duo in the NFL to record 12 sacks or more each, although the accomplishment went widely unheralded beyond New Orleans. The last time two teammates each recorded 12-plus sacks in the same season: DeMarcus Ware and Greg Ellis for the 2007 Dallas Cowboys. In 2014, the Galette/Jordan tag...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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