Friday Morning, Tom Pelissero tweeted out the details of Desmond Bishop’s contract with the Minnesota Vikings.
Desmond Bishop got a minimum base salary of $750,000 on his deal with #Vikings, of which $50,000 is fully guaranteed, source said. — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) June 28, 2013
Bishop’s deal maxes out at $1.35M, including $100K in roster bonuses, $500K in playtime incentives, source said. #Vikings. — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) June 28, 2013
With this structure, the Vikings made it less costly for themselves if they should choose to release Bishop.