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Desmond Bishop

Desmond Bishop - #55 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 238 lbs.
Birthday 07/24/1984
Birthplace Fairfield, CA
College California
Years played 6
Drafted 2007, 6th round, 18th pick by Packers

Packers place ORT Bulaga on I.R.

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Packers placed ORT Bryan Bulaga (hip) on injured reserve and signed LB Vic So’oto.

Matthews' status for next Packers game remains murky

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
It probably won’t be known until very late next week if Packers injured ROLB Clay Matthews will be able to play in Week 11.

Packers activate Quarless, place Perry on I.R.

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
The Packers activated TE Andrew Quarless from the physically-unable-to-perform list and placed LB Nick Perry on injured reserve.

No change to Week 12 schedule

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
The NFL announced Wednesday that there will be no changes to the Week 12 or Thanksgiving Day schedule.

NFC North Spin cycle: Bears, Packers, Lions surging

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Vikings were the only NFC North team in the loss column in Week Nine as the Bears, Packers and Lions cruised to double-digit wins.

Cobb, Packers hand Cardinals fifth loss in a row

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 5 p.m. ET
Randall Cobb added two scoring catches and the Packers got a 31-17 victory Sunday that handed the Cardinals their fifth straight loss.

Bucs RB Martin, Packers CB Hayward named Rookies of the Month

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RB Doug Martin and Packers CB Casey Hayward were named the NFL’s Rookies of the Month for October.

NFC North Spin cycle: Bears, Packers win ugly

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 2 p.m. ET
All four NFC North teams stayed home in Week Nine, and only the Vikings failed to make use of their advantage.

Packers survive scare from Jaguars

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers went back to an old favorite, connecting with Donald Driver on a 4-yard touchdown to seal Green Bay's 24-15 victory over the Jaguars.

Woodson injury hurts Packers, but not severely

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 9:16 p.m. ET
While Charles Woodson's broken collarbone will hurt the Packers, team sources believe his absence should not be considered devastating.

Packers WR Jennings to have surgery next week

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
Packers WR Greg Jennings said Thursday that he will undergo surgery to repair his next Tuesday on what he describes as an abdominal tear.

Report: Cowboys agree to terms with S Peprah

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
The Cowboys agreed to terms on a deal with former Packers S Charlie Peprah, according to ESPN Dallas.

NFL approves Packers' funding request

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The Packers will benefit from an NFL stadium construction program included in the league's new Collective Bargaining Agreement.

NFC North Spin cycle: Peterson carries load as Ponder slumps

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
Things continued looking up for the Bears, Vikings and Packers in Week Seven after victories over the Lions, Cardinals and Rams, respectively.

Packers get G-4 funding for Lambeau renovations

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The NFL approved the Packers’ request for $58 million in G-4 stadium-funding money.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Aug. 09, 2012
The Green Bay Packers have placed Bishop on injured reserve, ending his season.||||||| Bishop tore his right hamstring in the team's first preseason game at San Diego. Packers coach Mike McCarthy said at the time that Bishop's season was in jeopardy. He had to have surgery, so Monday's move was widely expected.
Posted Dec. 09, 2011
The Packers ruled out Bishop and running back James Starks from Sunday's home game against Oakland.||||||| Bishop, the team's leader in tackles, will miss a second straight game because of a calf injury.
Posted Dec. 02, 2011
The Packers said Friday that Bishop won't play Sunday against the Giants.||||||| He suffered a calf injury in Green Bay's win at Detroit on Thanksgiving Day.
Posted Aug. 15, 2011
Bishop didn't get to join his teammates at the White House because he forgot his ID on the team plane. Bishop was sure he had his wallet when he got on a team bus from the airport to the White House last Friday, as the Packers prepared to finally make their lockout-delayed visit. When security began checking IDs, Bishop suddenly realized he didn't have his.||||||| Bishop says White House security wasn't willing to make an exception to let him in without identification, so he had to stay on the team bus. Bishop said he called his family, updated his Twitter account and took a nap while his teammates met President Barack Obama.
Posted Jan. 29, 2011
Bishop says the Packers began preparing for Ben Roethlisberger by watching video of how other teams failed to bring down the Steelers' big quarterback. The Packers could've been featured, too, in defensive coordinator Dom Capers' highlight package as they work toward Super Bowl on Feb. 6.||||||| Bishop says the video review was meant to remind them that there are no easy ways to bring a 6-foot-5, 241-pound person to the ground. Cornerback Charles Woodson says Roethlisberger is elusive enough to avoid a blitz and too big to trip up with just an arm tackle.

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