GREEN BAY, Wis. Five months after undergoing surgery to repair his torn right hamstring, Packers inside linebacker Desmond Bishop is nearly back to full health.
"I'm feeling really good right now," Bishop said last week. "The main thing I'm lacking is my strength and my strength is coming back real fine. I'm excited about it."
There are no physical hurdles left for Bishop to clear. The 28-year-old can work out and exercise just like he always had prior to his injury.
"I can do everything: jump, run, laterals," Bishop said. "It's just a matter of doing it fast and explosive."
Given his progress and the six months still remaining before the start of the 2013 training camp, it's no surprise that Bishop expects to be a full participant in that first team practice.
"No doubt in my mind at all," he said. "I'm going to be ready to go. I have a lot of pent-up anger. I don't know, whatever you want to call it. I'm going to be ready, for sure."
Bishop entered training camp in July comi...