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,...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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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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