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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-Eagles matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 2:54 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’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia this coming Sunday afternoon:

Packers 60-second rant: Super Bowl here we come?

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 3:39 a.m. ET
In his rant this week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush enthusiastically supports his sincere belief that Green Bay has what it takes to win this year’s Super Bowl

Packers-Eagles matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 11:50 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’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia next Sunday afternoon.

Packers playoff primer

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 9:51 p.m. ET
PFW examines the Packers as they prepare for the playoffs, identifying the keys to the offense and the defense, a player to watch, and what they have to do to win the Super Bowl.

Packers rookie meter: Week 17

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 8:55 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents his weekly report on the Packers’ 2010 rookie class. Player rundowns are in order of draft selection.

Report: Packers extend LB Bishop's contract

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
ESPN insider Adam Schefter is reporting that the Packers have signed ILB Desmond Bishop to a four-year, $19 million contract extension.

They said it: Packers Tuesday edition

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
PFW delivers a handful of noteworthy early-week quotes from Packers players following their playoff-clinching 10-3 victory over the Bears Sunday at Lambeau Field.

Fill-ins continue to pitch in for Packers

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
In a season in which injuries have taken a mighty toll, it seems like one replacement part after another has come to the rescue for the Packers.

Vick, Eagles must deal with blitz

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
The Giants and Vikings showed that Eagles QB Michael Vick can be neutralized at times with blitzing defensive backs and linebackers, and you can expect the Packers to do the same.

Packers MVP Meter: Week 17

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents a running meter that indicates the Packers’ top five MVP candidates up through Week 17.

McCarthy praises defense in Monday press conference

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is widely perceived as an offensive-minded head coach. But the high praise for his defense that McCarthy emphasized in his Monday press conference the day after his team’s 10-3 playoff-clinching win over the Bears ...

Week 17 Players of the Week

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 9:47 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Texans RB Arian Foster, Packers OLB Erik Walden and Patriots WR-PR Julian Edelman as its Players of the Week.

Game times announced for NFL playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
The Jets-Colts wild-card game will be the Saturday night game in the first weekend of the NFL playoffs.

Packers players of the week

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8 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 10-3 victory over the Bears at Lambeau Field in Week 17.

Late INT clinches Packers' trip to playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
The Green Bay Packers are in the playoffs — but it certainly didn't come easy.

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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