Now that his criminal case has wrapped up, Letroy Guion's chances of signing a new contract with the Green Bay Packers have dramatically increased. Unfortunately for the Packers, his chances of signing elsewhere also increased, and a report indicates that Ted Thompson is not the only general manager interested in bringing Guion into the fold.
Instead, Thompson's protege, Seattle Seahawks GM John Schneider, had a meeting with Guion in Washington on Friday, reports Rob Demovsky of ESPN. Apparently the visit was set up immediately following the conclusion of Guion's case earlier this week.
However, according to numerous reports, Guion and his camp still want to see the tackle return to Green Bay, where he posted his best season as an NFL player and became a leader in the locker room in 2014.
In two games against the Seahawks last season (week 1 and the NFC Championship Game), Guion played 74 of a possible 143 defensive snaps, recording five total tackles, one quarterback hurry, and two missed tackles (according to Pro Football Focus). He recorded a career high with 3.5 sacks last season as well.
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy has repeatedly expressed his desire to see Guion return to the Packers, however. With the team still having no veteran presence at nose tackle on the roster, it appears critical for Ted Thompson to bring Guion, B.J. Raji, or both back into the fold for the 2015 season.