Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 6/18/13
What better place to visit with than the Minnesota Vikings if you've just been released by the Green Bay Packers. That's the line of thinking from former Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop, who was finally and officially released by the team on Monday. "This is definitely a motivating factor. For several reasons, moreso I think than anything in my entire career,” Bishop said, via Jason Wilde of ESPNWisconsin. “Just from the standpoint of actually being cut. You figure it’s going to happen to everybody eventually at some point in their career, but I felt like I was the type of player who can go out on their own time. “There’s something about being released that’s definitely going to add another chip to my shoulders. It’s motivation. It’s nothing negative about this whole situation. I think it’s all part of the plan, and I have to keep playing it out. I think it’s going to be good. I think all that is going to help me reach my goal.” Bishop confirmed that he will indeed workout for the Vikings on Wednesday, and if in a Vikings uniform in 2013, you can bet he'll be playing with some extra fire at least two weeks out of the season.
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