Junior Galette RUMORS & NEWS

  • Redskins to host former Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette for visit

    Washington Post "The day after they signed Ryan Kerrigan to a lucrative contract extension, the Redskins will explore the possibility of further bolstering their pass rush by meeting with free agent outside linebacker Junior Galette, two people with knowledge of the situation confirmed. Galette arrived in..." July 30

  • Junior Galette More Trouble for NFL Star Charged In New Orleans

    TMZ "NFL star Junior Galette -- who was just released by the Saints for off-the-field issues -- was charged with 3 misdemeanors in Louisiana stemming from a traffic stop gone wrong ... TMZ Sports has learned. We've obtained court docs which show Galette was pulled over in his green Mercedes on July..." July 29

  • Junior Galette appears to accuse Sean Payton of being a drunk, drug abuser

    Larry Brown Sports "The New Orleans Saints released Junior Galette on Friday, and the 27-year-old linebacker does not appear to be handling the divorce very well. Over the weekend, Galette supposedly took over his girlfriend’s Twitter account (he deleted his own after he was cut) and unloaded on his former team..." July 28

  • Report: Junior Galette caused problems in the Saints’ locker room

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "When New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton told Junior Galette on Friday the embattled linebacker would be released less than a week before training camp, the move shocked many around the NFL. It was an abrupt ending for the 27-year-old defensive captain, who signed a four-year, $41.5 million..." July 26

  • Saints deserve to be ripped and applauded after dumping Junior Galette

    ESPN "The New Orleans Saints saw Junior Galette as a rotten apple. And they decided it was worth eating more than $17 million in salary-cap space to make sure he didn't spoil the bunch. What a waste. The four-year, $41.5 million contract extension that Galette signed last year will go down as one..." July 25

  • New Orleans Saints release Junior Galette, according to source

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints released embattled outside linebacker Junior Galette on Friday, a source told NOLA.com's Larry Holder. Galette's release comes less than one year after he signed a lucrative contract extension that was meant to ensure his long-term future in New Orleans. Galette told..." July 24

  • No update on Junior Galette's status, 'confidential' league meeting

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints could open training camp in one week with the status of outside linebacker Junior Galette still uncertain. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy told NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune on Wednesday that there was no update on Galette's status. Galette told reporters last month that..." July 22

  • Saints would still suffer big cap hit if they cut Junior Galette

    ESPN "The New Orleans Saints would swallow millions of dollars if they cut ties with outside linebacker Junior Galette after yet another off-the-field distraction. But it’s possible the Saints could decide that keeping Galette around is even more unpalatable. Galette has now had a series of issues..." June 22

  • Junior Galette's Lawyer Says Client Is Not Man Striking Woman with Belt in Video

    Bleacher Report "New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette's lawyer has denied that his client was filmed striking a woman twice with a belt in a scuffle involving other people. According to a report from Larry Holder of the Times-Picayune, video footage from 2013 was alleged to show Galette attacking..." June 21

  • Video emerges of Saints' Junior Galette striking woman with belt

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Embattled New Orleans Saints linebacker Junior Galette, already scheduled to meet with NFL officials at the league office in New York later this month about his off-field conduct, could have more trouble on his hands. In a YouTube video titled "Spring Break 2013 South Beach Brawl" and published..." June 21

  • Saints linebacker Junior Galette has pectoral injury

    Fox Sports "In the same week the New Orleans Saints locked up one of their pass rushers with a long-term contract extension, they might have lost the services of another one for a while. Linebacker Junior Galette suffered a pectoral injury recently and is currently evaluating his options on whether to..." June 05

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    Mike Triplett @MikeTriplett

    #Saints were reportedly shopping Galette as trade bait. Not sure if this means they've decided to keep him for sure, but would appear so.

  • Domestic violence charge against Junior Galette dismissed by prosecutor

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "A domestic violence charge against New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette was dismissed on Thursday, according to the Kenner city attorney. Mike Power confirmed to NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune on Thursday night that the charge had been dropped. Power said assistant city..." February 20

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    Nick Underhill @nick_underhill

    That's the misdemeanor domestic violence case that has been dismissed. That's big for Junior Galette

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    Ramon Antonio Vargas @RVargasAdvocate

    In statement, #saints pass rusher Junior Galette's lawyer says accuser requested in writing $2 million from him before filing suit.

  • Saints pass rusher Junior Galette is in Kenner police custody, spokesman says

    The Advocate "Saints pass rusher Junior Galette is in the Kenner Police Department’s custody, a spokesman for the agency confirmed on Monday. He could immediately say what the allegations Galette was being held on were. WRNO-99.5 FM radio host Gerry Vaillancourt, a well-known local sports personality,..." January 05

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    GERRY V @gvtalk

    Junior Galette being questioned for alleged domestic violence.. Stay tuned for updates- 99.5 WRNO

  • New Orleans Saints' Junior Galette says defense to blame for loss to Atlanta

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "There is more than enough blame to go around from the New Orleans Saints' stunning 37-34 overtime loss to Atlanta in Sunday's season opener. Almost every facet played a part. But Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette said Monday that the brunt of the loss falls on the defense, which..." September 09

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Saints LB Junior Galette’s extension is for 4 years and worth $41.5 million, per source. He’ll receive $23M guaranteed.

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    Rand Getlin @Rand_Getlin

    #Saints DL Junior Galette has agreed in principle to a contract extension with the team, per league sources.

  • Saints reach 3-year deal with DE/OLB Junior Galette

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints have agreed to a three-year contract with restricted free-agent defensive end Junior Galette, the team announced Saturday. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately available. The 6-2, 258-pound Galette, is expected to compete for one of the outside linebacker..." March 09