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The Vikings had been "laying in wait" since word spread months ago that the Packers were parting ways with standout linebacker Desmond Bishop.
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Former Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop said he ultimately decided to sign with the Vikings so he had the opportunity to play against Aaron Rodgers.
The Minnesota Vikings have reached an agreement with former
Green Bay Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop, according to Pro Football Talk.
Bishop’s deal with the Vikings is for one-year.
Bishop was released by the Packers last week. He’s coming
off a significant hamstring injury during the 2012 season, as a rupture cost
him the entire season. Before signing with the Vikings...
According to ProFootballTalk.com, the Minnesota Vikings have signed free agent linebacker Desmond Bishop to a one-year deal.
Demond Bishop agrees to one-year deal with vikings, per source with knowledge of situation.
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) June 24, 2013
After losing Jasper Brinkley in free agency, Bishop is a nice pick up for the Vikings.
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Bishops agent, Blake Baratz, posted a tweet Monday afternoon announcing the news.
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