New Orleans Saints LB Junior Galette has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Wednesday.
It's the first time Galette has won the NFL weekly award.
The Saints captain had four total tackles (three solo), two sacks (11 yards lost) and a forced fumble in the 28-10 win over the Panthers on Thursday.
Official team photos of the New Orleans Saints vs Carolina Panthers game on Thursday, October, 30 2014. Photos by Michael C. Hebert. ( New Orleans Saints photos)