Junior Galette spoke with the Redskins media for the first time Friday. Some of his comments might come as a surprise.
Among the highlights:
On what he likes about the Redskins:
"I like the fact that Scot [McCloughan] was honest and upfront with me. And told me what he wanted out of me, what he expected out of me ... I'm just thankful to be with such a functional organization."
On McCloughan's expectations:
"He loves my passion and he knows that I'm a good person. Obviously, I've made some mistakes -- we all make mistakes, but it's what you do after that. And I'm ready to learn from them and be part of this organization that's taken me in as a family."
On joining Washington now instead of holding out for more money:
"It's not about the money right now, it's about the relationship I can have with the teammates. I have a lot of guys I know on this team, from the past, and share some good relationships with a lot of the players on here. So it's about that -- just relationships and what you can bring to the team. Yeah, I could have waited a little longer, but I love football and I don't want to be sitting around at home. [Being] unemployed for five or six days was a little uncomfortable."
On the potential for league discipline over past incidents:
"It's not something I control. I'm worried about what I can control, and that's getting better every day on the field and just being a better person every day."
Watch the full video of Galette's interview above.
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