Sometimes, when there’s smoke, it’s just a cigar. And no, I’m not mixing up clichés here. I’m talking about what’s going on in New Orleans right now with the Saints organization. Having already made a couple of surprising trades—sending All-Pro tight end Jimmy Graham on his way to Seattle and promising young wide receiver Kenny […]
Junior Galette Trade Talk All Smoke...
A woman who said she was beaten by New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette in early January has filed a civil lawsuit accusing the NFL player of subjecting her to false imprisonment, human trafficking, rape and other types of physical and mental abuse. The lawsuit also contains allegations against several other Saints players, but does not name them.
Galette's lawyer, Ralph...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2015
From Ramon Vargas on the Advocate website:
Galette is accused in the lawsuit of “physical abuse, mental and psychological abuse, intentional infliction of emotional distress, false imprisonment, defamation, alienation of the affection of others, cruelty, isolation, human trafficking … and simple rape” as defined by Louisiana law. The lawsuit alleges that Galette committed...
New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette was arrested Monday morning following an alleged domestic incident at his home. The 26-year-old was later charged with domestic abuse battery, according to a police report obtained by The Times-Picayune. Terrance Banks, a New Jersey man who was with Galette at the time of the incident, was also arrested...Read More
A pretty disturbing string of events allegedly occurred Monday morning surrounding New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette.
According to the Times-Picayune, the veteran pass rusher was arrested on simply battery involving domestic after an acquaintance told that she was attacked by Galette and another man, Terrance Banks.
Junior and Terrance jumped me,” the woman told investigators...
New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette was arrested on Monday morning following an alleged domestic disturbance at his home. While the charge or charges against Galette have not yet been disclosed, News Talk 99.5 WRNO reports that Galette and another man were arrested after a reported incident involving a 22-year-old woman. Police Lt. Brian McGregor...Read More
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 team...
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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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...