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Junior Galette gets Redskins tattoo, could become free agent

Junior Galette was unable to play a single snap with the Washington Redskins this season after suffering a torn Achilles in August. But the 27-year-old linebacker is hoping to stick around in 2016 and beyond, and he has the tattoo to prove it. Galette, who could become a free agent in March if Washington doesn’t re-sign him before then, already has a tattoo of the Redskins logo...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Redskins LB Junior Galette suspended for violating personal conduct policy

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Washington Redskins linebacker Junior Galette has been suspended without pay for two games by the NFL for violating the league's personal conduct policy.Galette will serve the ban immediately, while he is on injured reserve and ineligible to play, the league announced Monday.Galette tore his left Achilles tendon in August.Washington signed Galette at the start...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins LB Junior Galette, on IR, suspended 2 games by NFL

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Washington Redskins linebacker Junior Galette has been suspended without pay for two games by the NFL for violating the league's personal conduct policy. Galette will serve the ban immediately, while he is on injured reserve and ineligible to play, the league announced Monday. Galette tore his left Achilles tendon in August. Washington signed Galette at the...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins OLB Junior Galette Suspended 2 Games

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the NFL is suspending Redskins OLB Junior Galette two games for violating the league’s personal-conduct policy for his role in a January incident. Galette was accused of domestic violence back in January, but that case was later dropped. Galette signed a one-year contract with the Redskins after being released by the Saints in the offseason...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins cut 12, move Galette to IR

The Washington Redskins announced today the release of 12 players and the reassignment of OLB Junior Galette to injured reserve. Galette ruptured his Achilles Tendon earlier this month and will miss the entire 2015 season. Washington will have a right of first refusal for any contract offers Galette receives in 2016. The cuts are in alphabetical order: TE Ernst Brun, Jr., LB Dyshawn...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Junior Galette has torn Achilles, will miss season

Washington Redskins newly signed outside linebacker Junior Galette suffered a torn Achilles tendon on Wednesday, according to NFL Network national reporter Albert Breer. Jay Gruden says Redskins OLB Junior Galette went down at the end of practice, having his ankle checked. Gruden says he's "very concerned." — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) August 26, 2015 Breer later reported...
Via EndZoneScore
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Junior Galette carted off field with a torn Achilles

UPDATED Dianna Russini confirmed the worst fears for Redskins fans via Twitter.  Russini confirmed that Galette suffered a torn Achilles. With a torn Achilles, Galette will miss the entire 2015 season.  That is a big loss for Washington’s defense.  Galette would have combined with Ryan Kerrigan to form one of the NFL’s most formidable pass rushing duos. Galette will likely...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins' Junior Galette expects to play Saturday

When the Washington Redskins signed edge rusher Junior Galette, they understood that he would first need to finish rehabbing a pectoral injury. Now that he feels fully healed, he's back on the practice field, and he expects to play in the Redskins' third preseason game this Saturday.“He looks great. I tell you, if we played tomorrow I think he would be out there ready to roll,”...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Washington Redskins may have lost big-name free agent for the year

Once again, Junior Galette is making headline news; this time, though, it’s not because of his off-the-field actions. Jay Gruden said #Skins OLB Junior Galette suffered a lower leg injury at practice, and I’m told it’s an Achilles. Potentially very serious. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 26, 2015 AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s second-tier fan bases QB Rankings...
Via cover32
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Junior Galette participates in Redskins team drills for first time

The Washington Redskins got their first real glimpse of what talented defensive end Junior Galette has to offer during Sunday's practice. Galette, who is now more acclimated to his new team, took part in team drills for the first time since joining the Redskins.Head coach Jay Gruden was pleased to see Galette on the field working with the defense in 11-on-11 drills.Galette finished...
Via Fox Sports
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Junior Galette Gets a Second Chance With the Washington Redskins

Former New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette runs sprints at Redskins training camp in preparation for the upcoming season(Photo: Redskins.com) The saying states that everybody deserves a second chance. No matter what the mistake is, supposedly every person has the liberty to right their wrongs and redeem themselves for what they’ve done. But how many second chances does...
Via The Sports Journal
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Owner Dan Snyder May FInally Have a Steal in LB Junior Galette

During his time as owner of the Washington Redskins, Dan Snyder has made a name for himself (and not a good one) by overpaying for talent. Till the end of his days there will always be someone eager to remind him what a waste of money Albert Haynesworth was. Well--for once, it looks like he might come out on the right side of a deal.After Junior Galette was cut by the New Orleans...
Via FatManWriting
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Sign Junior Galette

NEW ORLEANS, LA – NOVEMBER 24: Junior Galette #93 of the New Orleans Saints sacks Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens during the second quarter of a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on November 24, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) The Washington Redskins signed former New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette Friday, who was released...
Via The Sports Journal
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins GM 'comfortable' with Junior Galette despite 'scary' video

RICHMOND, Va. -- General manager Scot McCloughan says a ''thorough, thorough, thorough'' vetting of Junior Galette left the Washington Redskins ''very comfortable bringing him on board,'' despite off-field problems that led the New Orleans Saints to cut the outside linebacker. ''He has to walk the line, and he knows that,'' McCloughan said Sunday. ''If he doesn't, then he's gone...
Via AP on Fox
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins roll the dice on troubled linebacker Junior Galette

Yesterday when I learned the Washington Redskins were hosting free agent linebacker Junior Galette, I asked the question is he worth all the trouble? Apparently the ‘Skins feel that he is, because today they signed him to a one-year deal. Here’s the details, per NFL media insider Ian Rapoport: His agent RT @AlvinKeels: Junior Galette will sign a 1 year deal with the Washington...
Via cover32
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins sign Junior Galette to 1-year deal

The Washington Redskins have signed former New Orleans Saints pass rusher Junior Galette, 27, to a one-year deal. The deal is worth the veteran minimum salary, which would be $745,000. The Saints released Galette less than a week ago and he was at Redskins Park to take a physical and meet with team officials yesterday. The deal not only puts Galette on the roster for 2015, it also...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins sign Junior Galette

The Washington Redskins made what many would consider to be an interesting move on Friday by adding embattled former New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette on a one-year deal at the league minimum. ROSTER MOVES: #Redskins sign LB Junior Galette. MORE | http://t.co/XDktEy399P pic.twitter.com/yeQuJkXh50 — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) July 31, 2015 Galette may...
Via Sportsnaut
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins making huge mistake by signing Galette

By Jesse Reed The Washington Redskins should have avoided Junior Galette like the plague, but instead, the organization proved once again that the NFL welcomes (alleged) violent offenders. Galette’s agent Alvin Keels announced his client signed a one-year deal with Washington, and Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports the deal is for the league minimum. Junior Galette will...
Via Sportsnaut
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Junior Galette to sign one-year deal with Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins added another dynamic pass rusher to their front seven on Friday. According to his agent Alvin Keels, defensive end Junior Galette will sign a one-year contract with the Redskins today. Galette will sign for the league minimum. Galette joins a front seven that was completely reconstructed this offseason. The Redskins let go of defensive leader and nose tackle...
Via Fox Sports
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Junior Galette’s Agent Says He Will Sign With The Redskins

Just when it looked like the Washington Redskins were done, here they come again. According to his agent Alvin Keels, free agent linebacker Junior Galette will be bringing his talents to the nation’s capital, as confirmed by NFL Network’s Ian Rapaport. The deal is for a year, but the terms beyond that are uncertain at this time. Junior Galette adds more talent to an already...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins Sign LB Junior Galette

Redskins Sign LB Junior Galette The Redskins strengthened a position many already believed was strong Friday as the team signed former Saints LB Junior Galette to a one-year minimum deal. Galette has had some off the field issues recently that led to his release from New Orleans earlier this week. On the field, Galette is a […]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

A quick recap of Junior Galette won’t ever be welcomed back to the city of New Orleans

To put it nicely, Junior Galette and the New Orleans Saints had one of the ugliest breakups in recent memory, and again, that’s putting it kindly. Unlike most players who’ve been cut by a team for off-the-field issues, Galette didn’t play the good soldier, apologizing for his mistakes and promising that he’ll work to amend his faults if given a new opportunity. No, instead...
Via cover32
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Junior Galette worth the trouble for the Washington Redskins?

The NFL’s hottest free agent is visting the Washington Redskins today. Junior Galette was released by the Saints recently and now he’s taking meetings around the league. Albert Breer first reporters the news and the team confirmed this morning: Free agent linebacker Junior Galette to visit with #Redskins today, @AlbertBreer reports: http://t.co/SofcAScT2Q pic.twitter.com/2gcsEHBUeb...
Via cover32
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Troubled Former Saints Star Paying D.C. A Visit

The Washington Redskins have added a ton of new faces to a defense that badly needed to get better. Now there’s  a chance they may add another big name.Junior Galette, the former member of the New Orleans Saints, is scheduled to visit the Redskins camp this afternoon, according to Albert Breer of NFL.com. Galette is coming off a 2014 season in which he registered 10 sacks. He...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Six players who can replace Junior Galette for the New Orleans Saints

The New Orleans Saints had an unexpectedly exciting final weekend before training camp, parting ways with embattled 2013 and 2014 sack leader Junior Galette due to a series of off-field incidents. Galette proceeded to go nuclear by quoting the Godfather when interviewed by reporters and possibly using his girlfriend’s Twitter account to burn every bridge he had with New Orleans...
Via cover32
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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