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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

Three-and-out with Wayne Larrivee

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 9:49 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.

Packers face tough decision on WR Jones' future

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 9:25 p.m. ET
Of all the free agents that Packers GM Ted Thompson must make a decision on, team insiders agree that the biggest dilemma he could be facing involves WR James Jones, whose most consistent trait this season has been his maddening ...

Thursday practice report for divisional playoffs

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 7:03 p.m. ET
Here is the Thursday practice report for the divisional round of the playoffs, showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

Five questions with Packers LOLB Clay Matthews

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 1:58 p.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 Packers-related questions. This week Dan connected with star OLB Clay Matthews ...

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ divisional playoff game against No. 1 seed Atlanta at the Georgia Dome Saturday evening:

Packers-Falcons fantasy breakdown

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers could exploit a shaky Falcons secondary in a battle of NFC powerhouses on Saturday night.

What was, and what may be …

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk offers his unique insight into each of the four divisional-round playoff games for this coming weekend.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ divisional playoff game against No. 1 seed Atlanta at the Georgia Dome Saturday evening.

Packers need Starks to ignite ground game in Atlanta

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush identifies one player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, Packers RB James Starks is the choice.

Packers 60-second rant: Win over Falcons won't come easily

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
In his rant this week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush voices his concern over the No. 1-seeded Falcons — a team he expects to put up a fierce Saturday-night fight against the Pack.

They said it: Packers Tuesday edition

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
PFW delivers a handful of noteworthy early-week quotes from Packers players a few days after Green Bay’s 21-16 wild-card victory over the Eagles.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ divisional playoff game against No. 1 seed Atlanta at the Georgia Dome Saturday evening.

Starks, defense keep Packers in high gear

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
If the Packers are to become the first No. 6 playoff seed in league history to win the Lombardi Trophy, 2010 sixth-round draft choice James Starks probably will be a major reason — as well as a defense that just keeps ...

Packers players of the week

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush selects Green Bay’s players of the week on offense, defense and special teams in the team’s 21-16 wild-card victory over the Eagles in Philadelphia

Rodgers, Starks lead Packers past Eagles

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes, seldom-used rookie James Starks ran for 123 yards and the Packers beat Michael Vick and the Eagles 21-16 in an NFC wild-card game Sunday.

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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