• Junior Galette denies report that he has agreed to contract extension with Saints

    Summary of 10 articles · Updated Sep 5, 2014
    New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette denied a report on Tuesday that he had agreed to a contract extension with the team. "Rumors. – The contract numbers are in on the New Orleans Saints’ new deal with linebacker Junior Galette . The Saints got 12 sacks from linebacker Junior Galette last season and they hope to get that kind of production through the end of the decade. Galette’s agent Alvin Keels announced Wednesday that his client and the Saints have agreed on a contract extension that binds Galette to the team through the 2019 season. Galette denied to me Tuesday there was a contract extension in place after Yahoo! reported a deal was struck in principle. He didn't want to jinx it. Galette grew up poor in Haiti until he was 10 years old and then in New York when his parents were finally able to afford moving he and his brothers to the United States. Here’s the yearly breakdown of Galette’s new deal, provided by ESPN Stats & Information: $3.5 million $750,000 $2.95 million $1.25 million 1: $500,000 $15.45 million $5 million $2.5 million $100,000 $5.8 million $5.2 million $1.5 million $500,000 $6.5 million $6.4 million $500,000 $1.3 million with 12 sacks in 2014 and on 53-man, IR or PUP each week of prior season $8.2 million $7.3 million $500,000 $1.2 million with 12 sacks in 2014 and on 53-man, IR or PUP each week of prior season $8.4 million
    • Breaking down Galette’s contract

      METAIRIE, La. – The contract numbers are in on the New Orleans Saints’ new deal with linebacker Junior Galette. As previously reported, the four-year extension through 2019 includes $41.5 million in new money. That could increase to as much as $48 milli…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Saints' Galette greeted by balls, dog, Rihanna

      The "best week" of Junior Galette's life continued Thursday with a tribute from his teammates. Galette arrived in the locker room to find his locker filled with dozens of basketballs, with a live guard dog protecting them and some Rihanna music playing.
      Source: ESPN.com
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