The Green Bay Packers announced the release of troubled defensive lineman Letroy Guion on Tuesday. The move comes two days before the teams first preseason game, Thursday night against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lambeau Field.
Guion played in 44 regular season games and started 35 of them over three seasons for the Packers. He also appeared in seven playoff games with five starts.
Guion was set to serve a four game suspension to start the upcoming season and has a DUI case pending from a June incident in Hawaii. A police report showed Guion’s blood alcohol level was 0.86 percent about an hour after his early morning arrest on June 21 in Waikiki. [Read more…]