Packers sign ex-Viking defensive tackle Guion
The Green Bay Packers signed former Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Letroy Guion, the team announced Monday.
ESPN.com reported the deal is for one year that could be worth up to $1 million. It includes a $100,000 signing bonus and a base salary of $730,000 plus weekly roster bonuses for every game in which he is active.
Guion, a 6-foot-4, 315-pound seventh-year player out of Florida State, played for Minnesota for his first six seasons in the league after being selected by the Vikings in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He started all 28 games that he appeared in for the club over the past two seasons, posting 72 tackles (32 solo), three sacks, two passes defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery from 2012-13.
For his career, Guion has played in 68 games with 31 starts and has registered 129 tackles (65 solo), five sacks, two passes defensed, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
The deal comes two days after the Packers signed former Chicago Bears eight-time Pro Bowl defensive end Julius Peppers.