Junior Galette set to visit Raiders

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Junior Galette played for Jay Gruden in 2017 and could play for Jon Gruden in 2018.

John Keim of ESPN.com reports that Galette is scheduled to visit with the Raiders on Friday. The linebacker has already been informed that he’s not in Washington’s plans for the 2018 season and Keim reports “a couple of teams” have shown interest in his services recently.

Galette originally signed with the Redskins in 2015, but tore his Achilles that year and again in 2016 before returning to action last year. He had 20 tackles, three sacks and a forced fumble in 16 appearances.

The Raiders or any other team signing Galette will be hoping his return to health will be followed by a return to the kind of production he had in 2013 and 2014. Galette posted 22 sacks for the Saints in those seasons and the Raiders could use someone to complement Khalil Mack and Bruce Irvin on the pass rushing front.

11 responses to “Junior Galette set to visit Raiders

  1. Can we just re-sign Bowman, then we can draft a secondary , or d-line player at #10. (unless Edmunds is there- then it would be hard to pass on him)

  2. Is this the dude that likes hitting women with belts on the beach?

    NO THANKS!!!!!!

  3. Bowman will be missed…… I have a feeling.

    If Marquel Lee and Cory James do not step up, we will miss Bowman and Perry Riley, lol….

    Same for Vanderdoes and Hester, if they dont step up, McGee and Autry will be mightily missed.

    We are soft in the gut and Tank Carradine is not the answer to all our problems.

  4. @feartheshield…. Vea is an excellent run stuffer, but is a terrible pass rusher. We already have a fat body run stuffer in Ellis. Any DTs Raiders sign or draft next need to be able to push a pocket back.

  5. Vea is 6’4″ 347 and can run for a big man. He can push the pocket and a be disruptive force for Oaklands Defense. I know he only had 3.5 sacks his senior yr. but I believe Haloti Ngata at Oregon did too. Also 41 reps at 225 doesn’t hurt either, he also has on field functional strength. IMO biggest needs are 1. DL, 2. OLB, 3. OT/CB 4. RB/WR/QB have to address it in this draft at some point in rounds 1-3 for DL, OLB, OT/CB.

  6. We don’t need Vea to get sacks we need him to stuff the run, push the pocket and command two blockers so Mack and Irvin get to the QB. A few sacks from Vea would be icing on the cake.

  7. Vea solves two problems! Should be the pick! Hope they don’t pick a DB in the first! Personally if Barkley is at 4 trade up with the Browns!

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