Letroy Guion DL MIN 4 Days
Vikings released NT Letroy Guion.
The move clears $2.2 million in cap space. Guion started 13 games last season, but was ineffective, rotating snaps with Fred Evans and Kevin Williams. He managed only 21 tackles and one sack across 397 snaps, struggling as both a pass rusher and run stopper. He won't generate much interest in the first wave of free agency.
Letroy Guion DL MIN 1 Month
ESPN Vikings blogger Ben Goessling considers NT Letroy Guion a candidate to be released.
Guion, 26, started all 13 games he appeared in and notched a meager 21 tackles and one sack from the nose tackle spot. He split time there with Fred Evans and Kevin Williams. Entering the final year of a three-year deal, Guion is scheduled to count $4.3 million against the cap. The Vikings could save $4 million by cutting him. Minnesota needs to upgrade its defense however possible.
Letroy Guion DL MIN 9 Months
Letroy Guion and Fred Evans are competing for the Vikings' starting nose tackle job.
With Kevin Williams and Sharrif Floyd swapping reps at the three-technique, coach Leslie Frazier said that nose tackle is Guion and Evan's job to lose. While Guion was the starter last season, Pro Football Focus graded Evans as the superior player. Both have received reps in the first-team base defense during organized team activities
Letroy Guion DL MIN Aug 21 '12
Vikings NT Letroy Guion has suffered a setback in his recovery from a sprained right PCL.
He won't suit up for Friday's tilt with the Chargers. It will be Guion's second straight exhibition absence after he hurt his knee in the opener, and has his status for Week 1 murky. Veteran Fred Evans is starting in his absence.
Letroy Guion DL MIN Aug 11 '12
Vikings NT Letroy Guion will miss a "week or two" after spraining his right PCL in Friday's preseason opener.
Minnesota's starting nose tackle, Guion is in danger of missing the Vikings' next two preseason games, but coach Leslie Frazier fully expects him to be ready for Week 1. Guion is backed up by veteran Fred Evans and seventh-round rookie Trevor Guyton.
Letroy Guion DL MIN Mar 14 '12
The Vikings plan to play recently re-signed DL Letroy Guion at nose tackle.
Still just 24, Guion was used mostly as a three-technique tackle in 2011. He appeared in all 16 games, but making just three starts. He graded out positively against the run by Pro Football Focus, however, and thinks he'll fare better at nose tackle. "I can see the ball better. Read the offensive line better," Guion said. The news could spell the end of Remi Ayodele's time in Minnesota.