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Packers release troubled DT Letroy Guion

FILE — This file photo provided by the Honolulu Police Department shows Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Letroy Guion after an arrest in Waikiki on June 21, 2017. Records obtained Thursday, June 29, 2017, by The Associated Press show Guion smelled of alcohol and marijuana, stumbled and spoke with slurred speech when he was arrested for driving a Porsche. The report says his blood alcohol level was 0.086 percent and he told an officer, "Please sir, it's my birthday." (Honolulu Police Department via AP, File)

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- The Green Bay Packers have released DT Letroy Guion, the team announced Tuesday.

Guion played in 44 regular season-games with 35 starts for Green Bay over the last three seasons and appeared in seven postseason contests with five starts.

Guion had numerous off-the-field issues since joining the Packers in 2014, the most recent being in June when he was arrested in Hawaii for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. He was previously suspended for the first four games of the upcoming season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. In 2015, he was arrested in Florida for possession of marijuana and a gun. He was suspended for three games that season.

Guion, 30, is a former fifth-round pick of the Vikings back in 2008. After six years in Minnesota, he signed a three-year, $11.25 million contract and was set to make a base salary of $1.7 million for the 2017 season when he agreed to a restructured contract this past March.

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