Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 5/20/13

GREEN BAY, WI - AUGUST 03: Desmond Bishop #55 of the Green Bay Packers rides a bike to practice as a young fan carries his helmut during summer training camp on August 3, 2009 at the Ray Nitschke Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Green Bay Packers linebacker Demond Bishop started 13 games in 2011 to help lift the Packers to a 15-1 record, but in 2012, never made his way back to the turf after a disappointing hamstring injury got in his way. As a result, Bishop was a heavy favorite to be traded a month ago by Ted Thompson, but now looks likely to remain in green and gold for at least one more year. Most players in Bishop’s position would be preparing for a tough training camp battle for the starting spot right about now. Instead Bishop wants more, he thinks he is a big contender for Defensive Player of the Year. Bishop told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Monday that he keeps a diary of his goals, and was thoroughly disappointed with how few he achieved a season ago. On one line in this year’s edition, the words “2013 Defensive MVP. Why not?” sit, which raises the question of how big a year Bishop is really in for. The problem with Bishop’s golden goal is that playing linebacker for the Pac...
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