Saints linebacker Junior Galette says the media blew up his comments about his teammates last week _lowres

Advocate staff photo by SHERRI MILLER -- New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton shakes hands with outside linebacker Junior Galette (93) before the Saints vs. Panthers game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014.

Saints pass rusher Junior Galette spoke for the first time since he remarked last week that he preferred his current defensive teammates over ones he previously played with. He named two former teammates in his comments: linebacker Jonathan Vilma and pass-rusher Will Smith, who helped the Saints win Super Bowl XLIV the season before Galette arrived in New Orleans.

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