GREEN BAY — Perhaps it was inevitable, given the number of off-the-field issues Letroy Guion had had during his three-plus seasons with the Green Bay Packers. Maybe the news Tuesday that the team had released the veteran defensive lineman shouldn’t have been at all surprising.
Packers release DL Letroy Guion after rocky 3-plus years
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Packers have released defensive lineman Letroy Guion, ending a three-plus year tenure in Green Bay marked by off-field problems.
Guion was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Hawaii in June. In an unrelated incident, the NFL suspended him without pay for the first four games of the 2017 season for violating a policy on performance-enhancing drugs.
HONOLULU (AP) — Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Letroy Guion is headed to trial for intoxicated driving in Hawaii.
His attorney, Kevin O'Grady, said in an email Monday that Guion plans to go to trial, which is scheduled for August. O'Grady says his office is seeking witnesses to the arrest.
Police say Guion was pulled over in a Porsche Cayenne for drifting between lanes.
HONOLULU (AP) — Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Letroy Guion smelled of alcohol and marijuana, stumbled when he walked and spoke with slurred speech when police pulled him over in a Porsche in Hawaii, according to arrest records obtained by The Associated Press Thursday.
His blood alcohol level was O.086 percent about an hour after his early morning June 21 arrest for intoxicated driving in Waikiki, according to a police report.
HONOLULU (AP) — Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Letroy Guion has been charged with driving under the influence of an intoxicant in Hawaii.
Honolulu police booking records show Guion was arrested early Wednesday in Waikiki. He was released after posting $500 bail.
Packers spokesman Aaron Popkey said in a statement that the team is aware and will refrain from making further comment because it's a legal matter.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers have signed free agent tackle Ricky Jean-Francois, adding depth to a defensive front depleted in the offseason.
General manager Ted Thompson did not disclose terms of the deal announced on Friday.
Packers: Letroy Guion suspended for first four games of 2017 season
GREEN BAY — The Green Bay Packers will start a third straight season with a key interior defensive lineman on the NFL’s suspended list — assuming veteran nose tackle Letroy Guion is still on the team for the season opener.
The NFL announced Tuesday that Guion will be suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2017 season for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs.
Packers DL Letroy Guion suspended 4 games
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Letroy Guion has been suspended without pay by the NFL for the first four games of the 2017 season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.
The NFL said in a statement on Tuesday that Guion would be eligible to take part in all offseason and preseason practices, as well as preseason games.
Packers DT Mike Pennel gets 2nd 4-game suspension of season
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay defensive tackle Mike Pennel has been suspended for the last four games of the regular season for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy after serving a four-game ban to start the year.
Pennel will be eligible to return if the Packers (6-6) make the playoffs. The team said it wouldn't comment further on Tuesday's announcement.
Titans’ Lewan, Falcons’ Neal hit with big NFL fines
NEW YORK (AP) — Tennessee left tackle Taylor Lewan and Atlanta rookie safety Keanu Neal drew hefty fines from the NFL on Friday for their actions last weekend.
Lewan was docked $30,387 for making contact with an official, a fine he says he will appeal. Neal was fined $24,309 for his helmet-to-helmet hot on Eagles wide receiver Jordan Matthews.
Washington defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins' roughing-the-passer penalty on Minnesota's Sam Bradford cost him $18,231.
NFL fines Titans left tackle $30,000 for touching official
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee left tackle Taylor Lewan has been fined $30,000 for making contact with an official, and he plans to appeal.
Lewan confirmed Thursday that he learned of the fine Wednesday.
Titans left tackle Lewan ejected for contact with official
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee left tackle Taylor Lewan has been ejected in the first quarter against the Green Bay Packers for contact with an official.
The Titans were lining up for just their second official play with a 7-0 lead when officials threw a handful of flags with Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion going unabated to quarterback Marcus Mariota. Lewan was arguing with Guion with back judge Steve Freeman trying to break up the Titans and Packers.
Packers get healthy after early bye week
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — An unusually early bye week did the Green Bay Packers some good.
The team returned to work Monday and practiced for about 90 minutes at nearly full strength as a few key defensive players returned from injury.
"The bye couldn't have come at a (more) perfect time," veteran safety Morgan Burnett said. "Now we're getting guys back, getting guys healthy, and that's what you really want going down the stretch."
Rookie DL Kenny Clark poised to take next step with Packers
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Rookie Kenny Clark is poised to take the next step in his young career with the Green Bay Packers.
If defensive tackle Letroy Guion can't play on Sunday against Detroit because of a knee injury, Clark should be in line for much more playing time in the home opener at Lambeau Field.
This could be a momentous weekend for the 20-year-old Clark, the Packers' first-round draft pick from UCLA.
Green Bay Packers Preview Capsule
GREEN BAY PACKERS (11-7)
New Faces: TE Jared Cook, rookies DL Kenny Clark, OL Jason Spriggs, and LB Blake Martinez.
Key Losses: DL B.J. Raji, CB Casey Hayward, WR James Jones, FB John Kuhn, QB Scott Tolzien, TE Andrew Quarless.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Not long after they were drafted this spring by the Green Bay Packers, Kenny Clark and Dean Lowry got a call from the fiery leader of the defensive line.
Mike Daniels was on the phone, and he needed them to get ready quickly.
The Packers will be down a veteran up front early in the season because of the four-game suspension of Mike Pennell, so Clark and Lowry must be ready to play right away. That means there is no time to waste in training...