27-Year-Old Linebacker – New Orleans Saints
2015 Fantasy Football Outlook
There was no outlook written for Junior Galette in 2015. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Junior Galette Contract Information:
Signed a four-year, $41.5 million extension with the Saints in September of 2014.
Galette will not face charges in relation to a recent domestic violence arrest, but a civil lawsuit was filed Thursday, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
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Junior Galette: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Galette allegedly pushed a woman to the ground after trying to force her out of his Louisiana residence, with the victim displaying visible injuries on her face and ear at the time police arrived. After the league revised its domestic violence policy in the wake of the incidents involving Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson during this past season, Galette would be subjected to a six-game suspension as a first-time offender. However, such a ban likely wouldn't be officially handed down until more information regarding Galette's situation becomes available to the league office. The 26-year-old, who signed a four-year, $41.5 million extension in September, just finished off his second consecutive season with double-digit sacks.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for Junior Galette.
Galette finished sixth in the NFL with 12 sacks in 2013. Rushing the passer is clearly a specialty for the sack-happy Galette as an outside linebacker in the Saints 3-4 defense. The question, however, is whether Galette can make enough stops to warrant starting at linebacker over more consistent options in IDP leagues, as he had only 40 tackles on the season. As such, Galette presents a high-risk, high-reward option for owners in IDP leagues.
With Victor Butler likely to miss the entire 2013 season with a torn ACL, Galette will start at outside linebacker in the Saints' 3-4 defense. Galette played defensive end his first three seasons in New Orleans after signing as an undrafted free agent in 2010. With 9.5 sacks in limited playing time the last two years, he projects as an interesting IDP sleeper if he can hold onto the starting spot.
Galette is expected to see playing time in the defensive end rotation, and could even start while Will Smith is suspended for the first four games of the year.
Galette will compete for a roster spot on the defensive line with the Saints.
Galette made the Saints 53-man roster as an undrafted free agent. He will contribute mainly on special teams if he is active on game days.