Saints linebacker Junior Galette says he has signed a four-year, $41 million extension

After practice Wednesday, Saints linebacker Junior Galette announced he signed a four-year extension with the team worth up to $41 million.

"This is the best day of my life," said Galette, who was voted a defensive captain this week. "This is the best week of my life."

In 2013, Galette had the sixth-most sacks in the NFL (12). He was second only to defensive end Cameron Jordan, who had 12.5 sacks, the fifth-most in the NFL.