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  • Tue., Mar. 28, 2017 5:00 AM - 7:00 AM EDT Live The Morning Blitz The Morning Blitz with Al Galdi is a fast-moving, high-energy show that covers everything you need to begin your day.  Redskins, Nationals, Wizards, Capitals, Terps, Hoyas, Orioles…Galdi covers them all in addition to hitting on the national sports stories that matter to you.  Galdi is a DMV-lifer, a huge proponent of analytics and a big fan of old-school hip-hop.  He also hosts The Official Redskins Postgame Show after every Redskins game and Chin Music with Al Galdi on Saturdays from 9am-10am.  Tweet him: @AlGaldi

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  • Tue., Mar. 28, 2017 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT Live Cooley & Kevin

    Join Cooley & Kevin on each weekday morning from 7-11am on ESPN980!

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  • Tue., Mar. 28, 2017 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT Live The Bram Weinstein Show

    Bram Weinstein is the latest addition to ESPN 980’s team, hosting “The Bram Weinstein Show” weekdays from 11am-1pm presented by Window Nation!   “The Bram Weinstein Show” will deliver provocative sportstalk led by Weinstein, whose passion for DC sports runs deep, having grown up in Silver Spring, MD.

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  • Tue., Mar. 28, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Live Inside the Locker Room Join Doc Walker, B-Mitch and Scott Jackson weekday afternoons at their new, expanded time – 1pm-4pm on ESPN980!

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  • Tue., Mar. 28, 2017 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT Live The Steve Czaban Show Steve Czaban is live from 4-7pm on ESPN980!

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  • Wed., Mar. 29, 2017 5:00 AM - 7:00 AM EDT Live The Morning Blitz The Morning Blitz with Al Galdi is a fast-moving, high-energy show that covers everything you need to begin your day.  Redskins, Nationals, Wizards, Capitals, Terps, Hoyas, Orioles…Galdi covers them all in addition to hitting on the national sports stories that matter to you.  Galdi is a DMV-lifer, a huge proponent of analytics and a big fan of old-school hip-hop.  He also hosts The Official Redskins Postgame Show after every Redskins game and Chin Music with Al Galdi on Saturdays from 9am-10am.  Tweet him: @AlGaldi

    Listen live here.

  • Wed., Mar. 29, 2017 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT Live Cooley & Kevin

    Join Cooley & Kevin on each weekday morning from 7-11am on ESPN980!

    Listen live here.

  • Wed., Mar. 29, 2017 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT Live The Bram Weinstein Show

    Bram Weinstein is the latest addition to ESPN 980’s team, hosting “The Bram Weinstein Show” weekdays from 11am-1pm presented by Window Nation!   “The Bram Weinstein Show” will deliver provocative sportstalk led by Weinstein, whose passion for DC sports runs deep, having grown up in Silver Spring, MD.

    Listen live here.

  • Wed., Mar. 29, 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Live Inside the Locker Room Join Doc Walker, B-Mitch and Scott Jackson weekday afternoons at their new, expanded time – 1pm-4pm on ESPN980!

    Listen live here.

  • Wed., Mar. 29, 2017 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT Live The Steve Czaban Show Steve Czaban is live from 4-7pm on ESPN980!

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Players

Junior Galette
LB #58
Height:
6-2
Weight:
260
Age:
29
College:
Stillman
Experience:
7

HONOR ROLL
Defensive Captain (2014) USA Today All-Joe Team (2013) Saints Media Good Guy Award (2013)

MILESTONES
NFL debut: 10/10/10 (at ARI)... First partial sack: 9/8/11 (at GB, Aaron Rodgers)... First full sack: 9/18/11 (vs. CHI, Jay Cutler)... First multi-sack game: 9/18/11 (vs. CHI)... First FF: 9/23/12 (vs. KC, Matt Cassel)... First FR: 9/15/13 (vs. TB, Josh Freeman)

HONOR ROLL
Defensive Captain (2014) USA Today All-Joe Team (2013) Saints Media Good Guy Award (2013)

MILESTONES
NFL debut: 10/10/10 (at ARI)... First partial sack: 9/8/11 (at GB, Aaron Rodgers)... First full sack: 9/18/11 (vs. CHI, Jay Cutler)... First multi-sack game: 9/18/11 (vs. CHI)... First FF: 9/23/12 (vs. KC, Matt Cassel)... First FR: 9/15/13 (vs. TB, Josh Freeman)

TRANSACTIONS
Originally entered the NFL as a college free agent with the New Orleans Saints on April 26, 2010... Re-signed with the Saints on March 9, 2013... Re-signed with the Saints on September 3, 2014... Released by the Saints on July 27, 2015... Signed with the Washington Redskins on July 31, 2015... Resigned with the Redskins on March 16, 2016. 

PRO
Joined the Redskins in training camp in 2015 having previously appeared in 64 regular season games with 30 starts with the New Orleans Saints from 2010-14... Enters the 2016 season having recorded 122 total tackles (87 solo), including 34 tackles for loss and 31.5 sacks, five forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.... Registered 22 combined sacks across the 2013-14 seasons, which ranked tied with Ryan Kerrigan for second-most in the NFC and tied for sixth-most in the NFL in that span.

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2015 (REDSKINS)
Joined the Redskins in training camp but suffered an Achilles injury during a preseason practice and was placed on the Reserve/Injured list on Aug. 30.

2014 (SAINTS)
Voted a defensive team captain by his teammates... Appeared in all 16 games and started the first 13 contests... Recorded 58 tackles (44 solo), 10 sacks, one pass defensed and three forced fumbles... Set a Saints record with two safeties.... Became the first Saint to record double-digit sacks in back-to-back seasons since Charles Grant in 2003-04... Had two multiple sack games with two takedowns of Panthers QB Cam Newton and a forced fumble at Carolina (10/30) and two sacks of Bears QB Jay Cutler at CHI (12/15) to raise his career total of multi-takedown performances to six. He was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 9, following the performance at CAR, where he also added five tackles (four solo). His first sack of the game forced Panthers’ Newton to fumble and it was recovered by Curtis Lofton to set up New Orleans’ first TD... Fourth quarter safety of QB Mike Glennon dropped Saints deficit to three points and got them ball back to set up game-tying field goal to send contest to overtime vs. TB (10/5)... Recorded second safety of season, when he dropped QB Josh McCown in end zone to clinch season-ending win at TB (12/28).

2013 (SAINTS)
Set career-highs in sacks (12), passes defensed (3) and fumble recoveries (two) as he appeared in all 16 regular season games with 15 starts at outside linebacker. Also notched 50 tackles and a forced fumble... Sack total ranked second on the team as both he and defensive end Cameron Jordan became the first Saints duo to record double-digit sacks since 2004. Takedown total was the second-highest by an undrafted player as a Saint... Ranked fourth in the NFC and sixth in the NFL in sacks... Posted one quarterback takedown of Matt Ryan in the season opener vs. ATL (9/8)... Recovered a fumble forced by Jordan and added four stops (three solo) at TB (9/16)... Posted four tackles (two solo), one quarterback takedown of Carson Palmer and one pass defensed vs. ARI (9/22)... Made four stops (two solo), one sack of QB Ryan Tannehill and one pass defensed vs. MIA (9/30)... Recorded career- high seven tackles (six solo), a takedown of QB Thad Lewis and made a fumble recovery vs. BUF (10/27)... Made three tackles (two solo) and one sack of QB Geno Smith at NYJ (11/3)... Registered two tackles (one solo) and one quarterback takedown of Colin Kaepernick vs. SF (11/17)... Set a career-high with three sacks among his six tackles vs. CAR (12/8)... Finished with two solo tackles and one sack at CAR (12/22)... Had his second multiple-takedown game of season in regular season finale vs. TB (12/29), when he made four stops (three solo) with two sacks... Started both postseason contests and recorded three tackles (one solo).

2012 (SAINTS)
 Played in 12 games with one start at left defensive end at DEN (10/28) and registered 22 tackles (18 solo), five sacks, one forced fumble and four special teams tackles... Ranked third on the club in sacks... Had two sacks, forcing a fumble on one vs. KC, (9/23)... Had six solo tackles and chipped in one sack at TB (10/21).

2011 (SAINTS)
 Appeared in all 16 regular season games and finished ranked third on the club with 4.5 sacks, adding 27 tackles (15 solo), one pass defensed and three special teams stops... Appeared in two games with one start in the playoffs and recorded one assisted tackle... .Recorded three tackles (two solo) and split a sack of Packers QB Aaron Rodgers with S Roman Harper for his first career takedown in the NFL season opener at GB (9/8)... Tied for the team lead with Harper in recording two takedowns of Cutler vs. CHI, (9/18)... Recorded five tackles (two solo) and finished with a late sack of QB Matthew Stafford vs. DET (12/4).

2010 (SAINTS)
 Appeared in four regular season games and recorded two tackles (one solo) and four special teams stops... In NFC Wild Card Playoff vs. SEA (1/8), recorded one special teams tackle.

COLLEGE
Played one season at Division II Stillman, where he earned second-team All-American honors as a senior in 2009 with 56 tackles and 9.5 sacks... Played in 33 games at Temple before transferring for his senior year... Tallied 139 tackles with 16.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and one blocked punt for the Owls... Posted 7.5 sacks as a junior and gained second-team All- MAC plaudits.

PERSONAL
Prepped at St. Joseph Regional H.S. (Montvale, N.J.), where he played linebacker and wide receiver in addition to being a standout basketball player... Was a second-team All-Bergen County selection at linebacker from the Bergen Record... Made 70 tackles at linebacker and caught 14 passes for 160 yards with three touchdowns in 2005 to help lead his team to an 11-1 record and a seventh straight state Non Public Group III title... Participated in Rebuilding Together’s “Kickoff to Rebuild” event prior to Super Bowl XLVII, where he assisted in painting the front of several renovated and rehabilitated houses for local residents and served as a celebrity judge for a barbeque competition... Son of Jovais and Nancy Galette... Native of Spring Valley, N.Y... Full name: Junior Jovais Galette... Born March 27, 1988 in Port Au Prince, Haiti. 

Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 128 93 35 31.5 2 4 0 0 -- 0 0 5 2
2014 NO 16 13 45 33 12 10.0 2 2 -- -- -- -- -- 3 --
2013 NO 16 15 40 28 12 12.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1 2
2012 NO 12 1 20 17 3 5.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2011 NO 16 1 19 11 8 4.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2010 NO 4 0 4 4 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Recent Videos

  • Redskins In :60 - Junior Galette Excited For 2017

    Posted Feb 15, 2017

    Junior Galette has yet to play a down for the Redskins since arriving with the team two years ago. Despite suffering separate Achilles injuries in successive seasons, Galette is determined to suit up for Washington in 2017, and be the impact player he knows he can be.

  • CSN: McCloughan On Galette: 'It Breaks My Heart'

    Posted Aug 7, 2016

    Another year, another season-ending injury for Juinor Galette. General manager Scot McCloughan joined Redskins Insider JP Finlay to talk about Galette's injury and the team's plan going forward.

  • Redskins In :60 - Evaluating Pass Rushers In Camp

    Posted Jul 27, 2016

    As hard as it is to do, the Redskins have to move into training camp without injured linebacker Junior Galette. Galette's injury gives other pass rushers an opportunity to step up and be noticed by head coach Jay Gruden.

  • CSN: Gruden Sad For Galette Likes Replacement

    Posted Jul 27, 2016

    Despite feeling sad for Junior Galette following another Achilles injury, Jay Gruden likes what the team has in terms of replacement options

  • CSN: Galette Replacement In-House Already?

    Posted Jul 26, 2016

    Junior Galette is out for the year with an injury. Is his replacement already in-house for the Redskins or will they need to sign someone else?