Go Back   New Orleans Saints - blackandgold.com > Main > Saints

Saints’ Galette looking to be a more complete player

this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; METAIRIE — Fan favorite Junior Galette has carved a niche for himself since making the Super Bowl XLIV champion New Orleans Saints as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2010. He is quick, agile and possesses an instinctive ability to ...

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-03-2012, 09:13 AM   #1
Threaded by papz
Retired
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: New Orleans
Posts: 10,616

Show Printable Version Email this Page
Rating: (0 votes - average)

METAIRIE — Fan favorite Junior Galette has carved a niche for himself since making the Super Bowl XLIV champion New Orleans Saints as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2010.

He is quick, agile and possesses an instinctive ability to come hard off the edge, collecting a career-best 41/2 sacks in a reserve role last season. But there is more to his position in a four-man defensive front than rushing the passer.

“I told Junior, ‘You don’t want to be considered just a pass rusher, you want to be considered a ‘defensive end,’ ” Saints defensive line coach Bill Johnson said after a recent training camp practice. “When he got here he couldn’t go on the field and win by using just his athletic ability. He’s had to learn some football. He’s had to learn offenses, protections and backfield sets.

“After going back and looking at last season’s cutups, I thought Junior did some very good things and was very effective and probably played a little better than I thought. He’s already an effective player who can get better because he has the ability. He just needs to keep working on all the run techniques and all those other things. So that’s where he’s at right now.”

Translated, that means Galette remains a work in progress, a player with untapped potential, a player who, in time, could become a full-time starter, or, at least, play a more prominent role in the Saints’ defensive line rotation.

Continue reading.

Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	junior.jpg
Views:	0
Size:	32.1 KB
ID:	5021  

Views: 416
Latest Blogs
REFUND Last Blog: 12-07-2014 By: xan




Saints: A glimpse of the future Last Blog: 11-19-2014 By: lee909


Old 08-03-2012, 11:31 AM   #2
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: The Woodlands
Posts: 17,815
Blog Entries: 27
Fear the Beard!

SmashMouth is offline  
Old 08-03-2012, 02:16 PM   #3
Bounty Money $$$
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: 5800 Airline Dr. Metairie, LA.
Posts: 11,730
Break out year?
Rugby Saint II is offline  
Old 08-03-2012, 03:03 PM   #4
Retired
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: New Orleans
Posts: 10,616
Originally Posted by Rugby Saint II View Post
Break out year!!!
Fixed it for you.
papz is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules

LinkBacks (?)
LinkBack to this Thread: http://blackandgold.com/saints/47235-saints-galette-looking-more-complete-player.html
Posted By For Type Date Hits
Saints’ Galette looking to be a more complete player This thread Refback 08-03-2012 10:06 AM 2


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:10 AM.


Copyright 1997 - 2014 - BlackandGold.com
no new posts