Found March 09, 2013 on
Linebacker Junior Galette has agreed to a three-year contract to remain with the New Orleans Saints.
Galette reached terms with the team on Saturday. He had been set to become a restricted free agent next week.
Galette was originally signed by New Orleans as an undrafted free agent out of Stillman College in 2010.
Galette has appeared in 32 games with two starts for the Saints.
In 2012, Galette appeared in 16 games with one start at left defensive end and finished with 22 tackles and a career-high five sacks.
After spending his first three seasons at defensive end, the Saints say Galette will move to linebacker in the new 3-4 alignment.
BEST OF MAXIM
The New Orleans Saints have announced that they’ve reached an agreement with DE Junior Galette on a three-year deal.
The Saints reportedly tendered Galette before reaching an agreement.
Galette, 24, figures to play outside linebacker in the Saints’ new 3-4 defensive scheme. Last year, he tallied 22 tackles, a career-high five sacks, and one forced fumble.
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