Outside linebacker prospects must stop the run for New Orleans Saints

The Saints believe they have found their pass rush specialist in Junior Galette, but at number 27 overall there’s a chance they look to the draft to balance their defensive line with talent. Other than going chalk and drafting the best outside linebacker on the board, the Saints will put a paramount on that player’s ability to stand up strong in the run game. Any pass rush ability...
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Mailbag: Who’s going to fill up the stat sheet for the New Orleans Saints?

In this week’s mailbag, we take a crack at who will lead the Saints in four separate categories in 2014 1.) More sacks in 2014-15? A – Junior Galette B – Cam Jordan C – Other D – Player not currently on roster Answer: Junior Galette Last season Junior and Cam Jordan were in a tight race to see who could get the most sacks in the season, but Jordan ended up coming out...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Last need left on New Orleans Saints board could be filled in draft

After an active (and surprising) first week of free agency, the Saints are left with one major hole left to fill: pass rush. Junior Galette seems to be a rising star, but as Rob Ryan continues to implement his 3-4 scheme the position opposite Galette becomes more and more important. Cam Jordan is a stud and he’ll still provide pressure, although he will continue to move inside...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: NFL Combine overblown, Cam Jordan or Junior Galette, and a New Saints logo?

In this week’s mailbag, Travis Dauro discusses the importance of the NFL combine and the potential for a Saints’ logo change. 1.) Is the NFL Combine a good evaluation of pro potential or is it overblown? Personally I don’t think the Combine can necessarily hurt someone’s draft stock unless they post a terrible number in the 40-yard dash.  But even then, a 40 time simply...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Galette, Jordan emerging as top sack tandem

Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette lived with an aunt in Haiti until age 10 before reuniting with his parents in a New York suburb, and in his own words, ''came from nothing.'' Cameron Jordon was practically born into the NFL - a child of privilege whose father played tight end for the Minnesota Vikings. As defensive teammates in New Orleans, they complement...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints LB Junior Galette: Dolphins aren’t as good as people said they were

Saints linebacker Junior Galette wasn’t very impressed with the Dolphins after Monday night’s blowout win at the Superdome. “I just don’t feel that team was as good as everybody was saying they were,” Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette, who had one sack, said of Miami. “We just abused the offensive line all game.” What Galette fails to realize is that his team...
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October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints vs Kansas City Chiefs: 5 things to watch for

Junior Galette The New Orleans Saints will kick off their preseason schedule against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs, despite their 2-14 record, defeated the Saints last season in one of the worst defensive performances put on by the black and gold. Even though it is just preseason, the defense will play with a chip on their shoulder as they try to slowly fight the demons of last...
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August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints Potential Breakout Player of 2013: Junior Galette

The great thing about the NFL is that there are so many positions that every year, there is almost always at least one player who has a breakout year on every team, no matter how good or bad the team is. This is one part in a 32 part segment detailing one potential breakout player for the 2013 NFL season on each NFL team. For the New Orleans Saints, that player is outside linebacker...
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June 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Galette gets 3-year deal to stay with Saints

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...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Bearded Galette getting attention of fans, coaches

Junior Galette says he has heard fans yelling ''fear the beard,'' when he has caused havoc in the New Orleans Saints' backfield during training camp. Galette's prodigious facial hair has given the defensive end a vastly different look than when he arrived as a fresh-faced rookie in 2010. Saints coaches say they have also seen a difference in his play since...
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August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

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