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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

Nun predicts Packers victory

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Here's the annual Super Bowl poem and prediction from Chicago's famous prognosticating nun, Sister Jean Kenny.

Report: Pouncey has broken bone in ankle

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey likely won't play in the Super Bowl due to a broken bone in his left ankle, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Packers might lose DB coach to Eagles after Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
Packers DB coach Darren Perry already might have agreed to take over the Eagles' defensive coordinator job after the Super Bowl.

Three-and-out with Wayne Larrivee

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
Every week, Packers radio play-by-play man Wayne Larrivee, who also co-hosts the “Pro Football Weekly” syndicated radio show with PFW editor-publisher Hub Arkush, answers three pertinent questions about the Packers.

Steelers, Pack reach the standard

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk looks at the highs (Rashard Mendenhall's hard running vs. Jets) and lows (Julius Peppers' disappearing act vs. Packers) of the conference title games.

Packers 60-second rant: Look for super show from Woodson

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
In his 60-second Packers rant this week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush writes about veteran Green Bay CB Charles Woodson quite possibly making the biggest difference on Super Sunday.

Packers they said it: Thursday edition

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
PFW delivers a double dose of noteworthy quotes from the Packers' coaches and players who were available to the media throughout the week prior to departing for Dallas, where they will meet the Steelers in Super Bowl XLV.

Peppers fined $10,000 for helmet hit

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
A punishing hit on Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in the NFC championship game will cost Bears DE Julius Peppers some serious cash.

Five questions with former Packers OG Aaron Taylor

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 9:27 a.m. ET
Each week throughout the season, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush hooks up with a personality who has connections with the Packers and asks him five Packer-related questions. This week Dan connects with ex-Packers OG Aaron Taylor.

Packers by the numbers

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Every other day leading up to Super Sunday, the Pro Football Weekly Packers team app presents a handful of interesting factoids on this year’s NFC champs on a broad variety of levels.

Packers by the numbers

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
Every other day leading up to Super Sunday, the Pro Football Weekly Packers team app presents a handful of interesting factoids on this year’s NFC champs on a broad variety of levels.

Packers they said it: Monday edition

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
PFW delivers a double dose of noteworthy quotes from the Packers' players who were available to the media the Monday afternoon following Green Bay’s 21-14 victory over the arch-rival Bears in the NFC title game.

Cowboys Stadium roof to be closed on Super Sunday

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
The NFL announced on Monday that Super Bowl XLV will be played indoors on Feb. 6.

More records fall for NFL TV ratings

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
All season long, the NFL has been breaking records for TV ratings. Championship Sunday was no different.

Unlikely heroes keep emerging for Packers

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Undrafted rookie CB Sam Shields came up with the game of his life Sunday in Green Bay's 21-14 victory over the archrival Bears.

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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