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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

Report: Packers' Woodson out six weeks with broken collarbone

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Packers S Charles Woodson will miss six weeks after suffering a broken collarbone, Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer reported.

Packers top Rams behind three Rodgers TDs

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw for 342 yards and three touchdowns and the Packers handed the Rams their first home loss with a 30-20 victory on Sunday.

Packers DL Pickett getting better with age

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
The older veteran DL Ryan Pickett gets, it seems, the better he looks in his key role as the Green Bay D-line’s top run defender.

NFLPA cites 1996 bounty program allowed by NFL

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 12:03 a.m. ET
The NFLPA filed papers in federal court pointing out that the NFL permitted a 1996 incentive program for big hits funded by Packers DE Reggie White.

Thursday's 60-second rant: A tale of three MVP-caliber QBs

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush reflects on the winning trifecta in Week Six courtesy of Aaron Rodgers and the Manning brothers.

Rodgers, Rolle, Hanson named NFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 17, 2012 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, Giants S Antrel Rolle and Lions PK Jason Hanson were named the NFC Players of the Week for Week Six.

Week Six Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 9 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Aaron Rodgers, Antrel Rolle and Jacoby Jones as its Players of the Week.

Packers lose ILB Smith for the season

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
Packers ILB D.J. Smith will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury he suffered in Sunday night’s win over the Texans.

Packers place RB Saine on I.R.

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
The Packers claimed RB Johnny White off waivers from Buffalo and placed RB Brandon Saine on injured reserve.

NFC North Spin cycle: Are Packers back now?

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The Packers' convincing win over the previously undefeated Texans was the NFC North's highlight attraction in Week Six action.

Packers topple Texans behind Rodgers' six TDs

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers set a career high six touchdown passes, and the Packers routed the previously unbeaten Texans 42-24 on Sunday night.

Group effort required for Packers to replace Benson

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 10:15 p.m. ET
For better or worse, the Packers’ ground game is back to square one after losing RB Cedric Benson with a foot injury.

Packers place RB Benson on new I.R. list

Posted Oct. 10, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Packers placed RB Cedric Benson on the injured reserve list with the designation to return.

Week Six primer: How deep are the Packers' problems?

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Eric Edholm provides a sneak peek into Week Six, including what to watch for in the big Packers-Texans matchup on Sunday night.

Goodell's letter to free-agent DE Hargrove

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell reduced DE Anthony Hargrove's suspension from eight games to seven for his role in the Saints' bounty program.

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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