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Twitter Tuesday: New Orleans Saints LB Junior Galette looks like Rick Ross

If you’re on Twitter and don’t follow Junior Galette, well you’re just plain missing out. The @JuniorG93 feed is phenomenal, and Galette (acting as his alter-ego ‘SACKMAN’) tends to be as passionate and full-of-life on the internet as he is on the football field. Recently, however, he took an in-car selfie that had him looking like an … undesirable … rap star. Whose...
Via cover32 - Saints
6 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints OLB Junior Galette named top-10 in NFL, Nos. 11-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 outside linebackers in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s OLB to making the list? To provide an answer, the...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

New Orleans Saints OLB Junior Galette named top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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June 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via Pro Football Zone
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...
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...
Via The Football Fan Spot
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...
Via Fox Sports
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...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss
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