Practice is currently unfolding, but the word from Green Bay is that defensive lineman Letroy Guion is practicing for the first time since training camp opened:
— Lance Allan (@lanceallan) August 25, 2014
Guion was originally placed on the team's Non-Football Injury (NFI) list with a hamstring pull on the eve of training camp, reportedly injured while working out on his own during the offseason.
The return of Guion couldn't have come at a better time after it was recently learned fellow defensive lineman B.J. Raji would be lost for the season with a torn biceps.
Without Raji, the Packers were in need of depth on the defensive line at the very least, and Guion will join a group including Josh Boyd and Mike Pennel trying to replace him at nose tackle.
If reports are indeed accurate, Guion taking part in practice would also make him inelgible for the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list to open the season. He'll necessarily be carried on the 53-man roster or be cut.
Guion was running out of time if he was going to be ready for the regular-season opener in Seattle from both a mental and physical standpoint.
Assuming there are no setbacks, there would appear to be enough time for Guion to return to action for the Packers' preseason finale on Thursday against the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday.
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