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Vikings sign Bishop to one-year contract

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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota  Vikings have signed free agent linebacker Desmond Bishop to a one-year contract, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.


Bishop was released by the Green Bay Packers last week. He missed all of last year with a hamstring injury after posting back-to-back 100-tackle seasons. The 28-year-old spent his first six years with the Packers, who drafted him in the sixth round in 2007 out of California.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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