EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings confirmed former Green Bay Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop was in for a workout with the team, but the team says it is just doing its "due diligence" in checking out the former leading tackler for Green Bay.
Minnesota still has an undetermined spot open at linebacker, currently on the weakside after Erin Henderson's move inside. Bishop, released by the Packers on Monday, told FOX Sports Wisconsin he was visiting with the Vikings, along with "a few" other teams, though Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier refused to verify the report on Tuesday.
Vikings defensive coordinator Alan Williams said Bishop was in for a workout on Wednesday.
"Good workout and we'll see," Williams said. "Doing our due diligence in terms of bringing guys in that are free agents. The neat thing is I don't have to make those decisions. I just have to coach them once they get here. So, coach Leslie Frazier and (general manager) Rick Spielman are the ones that make those ...