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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

Bears-Packers fourth-quarter reflections

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his reflections on the fourth quarter of the Bears-Packers regular-season finale at Lambeau Field.

Bears-Packers third-quarter reflections

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his reflections on the third quarter of the Bears-Packers regular-season finale at Lambeau Field.

Bears-Packers second-quarter reflections

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his reflections on the seone quarter of the Bears-Packers regular-season finale at Lambeau Field.

Bears-Packers first-quarter reflections

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his reflections on the first quarter of the Bears-Packers regular-season finale at Lambeau Field.  

Packers Week 17 inactives

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
Two starters and two key reserves were among the eight Packers players on the team’s inactive list for the regular-season finale against the Bears at Lambeau Field.

Bears-Packers prediction

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
QB Aaron Rodgers could have his second big day in a row, as the Green Bay offense is surging just as Chicago's defense has been gashed in two of the past three games.

Packers-Bears prediction

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his prediction for the regular-season finale this Sunday at Lambeau Field between the Bears and Packers.

Packers RB Starks pulls disappearing act

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
After having what seemed to be a breakthrough game in Week 13, Green Bay rookie RB James Starks has again become a nonfactor, according to NFC North Whispers.

Packers fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
In this week’s Packers fantasy focus, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush focuses on five Packers who just might pack real fantasy punch in the regular-season finale against the Bears.

Bears-Packers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of four key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 17 game against the Bears at Lambeau Field.

Flashback: Recent Week 17 Packers performances

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Packers' Week 17 contests each of the last five seasons:

Packers sign OL Smith, put OL Newhouse on I.R.

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Packers announced Friday morning that they have signed C-OG Evan Dietrich-Smith and placed OG-OT Marshall Newhouse on injured reserve.

Three-and-out with Wayne Larrivee

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 10:50 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 pleased with P Masthay's steady progress

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 8:59 p.m. ET
We hear the arrow is pointing up for Packers first-year P Tim Masthay, who team insiders believe has proven to be a dramatic upgrade over last year's punter, the erratic Jeremy Kapinos. 

Bears-Packers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
Whether the Bears play all of their starters for the whole game or not, the Packers have the weapons at receiver to expose some of the soft spots in Chicago's pass coverage.

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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