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October 29, 2018 05:08 PM
Junior Galette: Works out for Cleveland
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette is working out for the Browns on Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Galette reporderly turned down offers from the Raiders and Redskins this season, and will now attempt to come to terms on a deal with the Browns. The 30-year-old could be of use to Cleveland's defense as a source of veteran experience.

August 19, 2018 09:28 PM
Junior Galette: Works out for Rams
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette worked out for the Rams on Sunday.

After the Redskins elected to not re-sign Galette this offseason, the linebacker contemplated retirement. However, with this workout for the Rams, it's apparent that Galette is still getting some interest from NFL teams and that he still has some interest in playing this season.

May 21, 2018 01:36 AM
Junior Galette: Contemplating retirement
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette announced via his personal Instagram account that he's contemplating retirement.

After missing the 2015 and 2016 seasons due to Achilles injuries, Galette showed he still has something left in the tank in 2017, cranking out 20 tackles, three sacks and a forced fumble in 16 games with Washington. The Redskins let him walk in free agency earlier this offseason, but the 30-year-old veteran claims he has three contract offers on the table and is simply taking his time deciding his future. It wouldn't be a surprise if he waited until training camp to join a team, should he decide to continue playing.

March 26, 2018 07:20 PM
Junior Galette: Done in Washington
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Redskins informed Galette on Monday he won't be re-signed for the 2018 season, The Washington Post reports.

Galette spent the last three seasons in Washington but was unable to see game action until 2017 after sustaining a pair of Achilles' tears during his first two training camps with the team. The veteran linebacker played all 16 games in a rotational role for the Redskins last season, recording 20 tackles, three sacks and a forced fumble. Galette -- who turns 30 on Tuesday -- is unlikely to see much in the form of contracts with multi-year guarantees given his injury history.

February 19, 2018 05:36 PM
Redskins' Junior Galette: Expected to sign elsewhere in free agency
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette said last week in a radio appearance with 106.7 The Fan Washington that he doesn't expect the Redskins to re-sign him when he becomes a free agent at the start of the new league year, Scott Allen of The Washington Post reports."I haven't spoken to [the Washington front office] personally," Galette said. "But speaking to my agent, Drew Rosenhaus...he just basically said they're pretty much gonna let me test free agency, because I'm pretty sure that if it was the other way around, I think they would have offered me a deal and nothing has been offered. There's nothing else left for me to believe but they want me to test free agency."

Galette has spent each of the past three seasons with Washington, though he didn't make his team debut until 2017 after suffering Achilles' tears in his first two training camps. The 29-year-old was forced to settle for a part-time role upon returning to action for all 16 games last season, finishing with 20 tackles (14 solo) and three sacks. Though he has a pair of double-digit sack campaigns on his career ledger, Galette's injury history and advancing age may make it difficult for him to secure more than a one-year guaranteed commitment from a team in free agency this offseason.

December 20, 2017 11:08 AM
Redskins' Junior Galette: Finds quarterback in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette picked up his third sack of the season in Sunday's 20-15 victory over the Cardinals.

Galette made his only tackle of the game count by taking down opposing quarterback Blaine Gabbert for a seven-yard loss midway through the first quarter. The 29-year-old linebacker saw just 35 defensive snaps (41.0 percent) in the game.

August 23, 2017 03:00 PM
Redskins' Junior Galette: Returns to practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette (hamstring) was an active participant during Wednesday's practice, Mike Jones of The Washington Post reports.

Galette's appearance at practice Wednesday bodes well for his availability for the season opener. The Redskins hope Galette can be a significant piece to their defensive puzzle this season, so it would not be surprising if they keep Galette limited throughout the remainder of the preseason.

August 17, 2017 05:12 PM
Redskins' Junior Galette: Sitting out Saturday's tilt
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette (hamstring) won't play in Saturday's preseason game against Green Bay, Master Tesfatsion of The Washington Post reports.

Galette returned to practice Wednesday in a limited fashion after missing just over a week of time due to his hamstring injury. Though he's improving, Washington likely doesn't want to risk the health of the oft-injured backup in a preseason game.

August 16, 2017 05:08 PM
Redskins' Junior Galette: Back at practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette (hamstring) practiced in a limited fashion Wednesday, Mike Jones of The Washington Post reports.

Galette's status for Saturday's preseason game remains up in the air. For the most part, Galette seems to be penciled into a roster spot but a lot can change based on preseason performances. Galette's progression seems to be trending upward.

August 10, 2017 04:28 PM
Redskins' Junior Galette: No go for preseason opener
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette (hamstring) won't play in Thursday's preseason opener against the Ravens, ESPN's John Keim reports.

The Redskins are hoping Galette's hamstring issue is a minor one, especially since they haven't gotten much of a return on the player who's missed most of the past two seasons due to a pair of Achilles' injuries. His next chance to taste preseason action will come Aug. 19 against the Packers.

July 27, 2017 06:00 AM
Redskins' Junior Galette: No restrictions in training camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette (Achilles) will not be under any restrictions as training camp gets underway, JP Finlay of CSNMA reports.

Galette has missed the majority of the past two seasons with Achilles injuries but finally appears to be healthy entering training camp. He projects to be among the Redskins' best pass rushers off the edge if his health is not an issue. The 29-year-old recorded 10 sacks and three forced fumbles in his last healthy season for the Saints in 2014.

May 30, 2017 11:08 PM
Redskins' Junior Galette: Inching toward comeback
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette (Achilles) is getting closer to returning to full strength, John Keim on reports. "He's got a little ways to go," head coach Jay Gruden noted, "but you can see that he's got the quick twitch, which you really need off the edge."

Gruden and the Redskins are hoping Galette can make a full comeback after missing the majority of the past two seasons with Achilles injuries. When healthy, Galette represents Washington's best pass rusher of the edge, but the team isn't afraid to patiently wait for the 29-year-old to get to that point. Preston Smith got the starting reps last week during OTAs but they also have second-round pick Ryan Anderson and Trent Murphy, who is suspended for the first four games of the season. All this considered, it appears the Redskins will run strongside linebacker by committee this year, which will hopefully include Galette at some point.

May 19, 2017 08:52 AM
Redskins' Junior Galette: Limited during OTAs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette (Achilles) will be eased back into action during OTAs, Stephen Czarda of reports.

Galette will be limited during the Redskins' OTAs next week and likely held out of the team portions, according to coach Jay Gruden. The oustide linebacker has suffered Achilles' tears in back-to-back offseasons, so it makes sense for Washington to proceed with extreme caution this time around. The best-case scenario for Galette would be coming into training as a full participant later this summer.

April 11, 2017 03:56 PM
Redskins' Junior Galette: Facing legal troubles
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette (Achilles) was arrested on Friday night on accusations of disorderly conduct and failure to comply with police orders, Nick Underhill of The New Orleans Advocate reports.

Galette was arrested following an altercation at the MGM Park minor league baseball stadium in Biloxi, Miss. It's unclear at this point in time if he'll face discipline from either the league or the Redskins.

March 21, 2017 07:28 PM
Redskins' Junior Galette: Striving for return by training camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette (Achilles) is aiming to be ready for the beginning of training camp in late July, The Washington Post reports.

Galette has yet to log a snap for the Redskins due to a pair of torn Achilles before both of the past two seasons. It remains to be seen how compromised his explosiveness as a pass rusher may be, but he continues to rehab with appearances during the 2017 campaign in mind.

February 25, 2017 11:00 AM
Redskins' Junior Galette: Signs with Redskins
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette will return to the Redskins on a one-year contract, Adam Caplan of ESPN reports.

Although he has been with the Redskins the past two seasons, Galette has yet to appear in a game with the team. He ruptured his left Achilles prior to the 2015 season and his right this past July. According to The Washington Post, he and GM Scot McCloughan reportedly laid out plans to remain in Washington on a one-year deal for 2017 previously, so this news comes as no surprise.

January 30, 2017 09:00 PM
Redskins' Junior Galette: Plans to return in 2017
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette (Achilles) plans to return to the Redskins in 2017, The Washington Post reports.

Galette, a seven-year veteran, has been with the Redskins for the past two seasons but is yet to appear in a game as he ruptured his left Achilles prior to the 2015 campaign and his right Achilles last July. Both injuries prevented him from suiting up at any point in the following season. Now set to hit free agency, Galette has no plans to retire. In fact, he claims he and GM Scot McCloughan have already laid out the plans for Galette to remain in Washington for the 2017 season on a one-year deal.

August 1, 2016 11:38 AM
Redskins' Junior Galette: Set for surgery
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette will have surgery to repair his torn right Achilles tendon, ruling him out for this season.

Galette's injury was revealed last week, but there remained a small hope that he may be able to avoid surgery and eventually play this year. However, upon since announcing his decision to undergo surgery, Galette can now be ruled out for the entire 2016 campaign, marking his second straight season lost due to an Achilles injury. With Galette sidelined once again, and Trent Murphy moving to defensive end, the Redskins will hope Preston Smith can build on his eight-sack rookie season while playing opposite Ryan Kerrigan at outside linebacker.

July 30, 2016 10:24 PM
Redskins' Junior Galette: Placed on NFI list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Redskins placed Galette (Achilles) on the non-football injury list Thursday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

This decision is a curious one considering Galette tore his Achilles earlier in the week, marking the second time he's suffered such an injury in less than one year. With few details known about the current concern, there may be a chance that he plays at some point in 2016. However, the injury appears to be a season-ending one.

July 25, 2016 04:00 PM
Redskins' Junior Galette: Tears Achilles again
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Galette has suffered a torn Achilles and is expected to miss the upcoming season, NFL Network's Rand Getlin reports.

Galette tore his Achilles toward the end of training camp last year, and it unfortunately appears he's suffered the same injury ahead of camp this year. While it's a crushing blow to the 28-year-old regardless, Galette injured his other Achilles this time around, The Washington Post reports. If there's a silver lining from the team perspective, it's that the Redskins are deep at outside linebacker, with Ryan Kerrigan, Preston Smith, Trent Murphy and rookie Su'a Cravens in tow, but having a dynamic, proven veteran like Galette available would have definitely been a welcome boost going into this year.


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