Packers re-sign defensive linemen Letroy Guion, B.J. Raji

April 1, 2015

GREEN BAY The Green Bay Packers are bringing back size to their defensive line.

The Packers on Tuesday announced they had re-signed defensive tackles Letroy Guion and B.J. Raji. Terms of the deals were not announced.

The return of Guion and Raji allows general manager Ted Thompson to presumably focus on inside linebacker and cornerback in the NFL draft.

The Packers didn't re-sign veteran inside linebackers A.J. Hawk and Brad Jones in the offseason. In free agency, Green Bay lost Davon House, who signed with Jacksonville; and Tramon Williams, who signed with Cleveland.

Guion started every game in the regular season and playoffs last season. He became a key player after Raji was lost for the season in the preseason with a biceps injury.

Raji was a first-round draft pick in 2009. He was having a good camp until getting hurt in the third preseason game.

Guion had been facing felony drug and firearm possession charges in connection with a traffic stop in Starke, Florida in February.

Online court records from Bradford County, Florida, show that case was closed on March 24. Prosecutors took no action on the weapons charge, and Guion entered a no contest plea on the drug charge.

 












 

Associated Press