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Report: Vikings, Desmond Bishop agree to one-year deal

The Vikings signed linebacker Desmond Bishop to a one-year deal. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images) The Vikings signed linebacker Desmond Bishop to a one-year deal. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

The Minnesota Vikings and linebacker Desmond Bishop agreed to a one-year deal on Monday, reports NFL.com.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

Bishop was released by the Green Bay Packers last week after missing all of last season with a ruptured hamstring tendon suffered in the Aug. 9 preseason opener at San Diego and became expendable when the team decided to re-sign Brad Jones and restructure A.J. Hawk’s deal — both at starter’s money.

Bishop had not participated in any of the team’s organized team activity practices this offseason.

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Bishop had 115 tackles, five sacks, and two forced fumbles in 13 starts in 2011.

He was set to make $3.464 million this season after signing a four-year, $19 million extension in January 2011.
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