Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 6/17/13
The Minnesota Vikings are expected to make a “strong run” at free agent LB Desmond Bishop. As has been speculated on here already, source says look out for Minnesota to make a strong run at Bishop, league source says. — Packer Report (@PackerReport) June 17, 2013 Photo Credit: Packers.com Bishop, 28, had a strong two-year stretch in 2010-11, collecting a total of 218 tackles with 8.0 sacks, four forced fumbles and one interception for 32 yards and a score through 28 games (25 starts) with the Packers. The former 2007 sixth-round selection out of California was expected to remain in green and gold for at least another year and considered himself a major candidate for the Defensive Player of the Year (DPOY) award last month, despite missing the entire 2012 season with an injury. It’s no surprise, however, that Minnesota is showing interest in Bishop, as the club is arguably the most linebacker-needy team in the league with Marvin Mitchell currently slated to start the season on the we...
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