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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

The pressure is on Packers' special teams

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush identifies one Packers player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, Dan focuses on the Green Bay special teams ...

Bears-Packers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of four key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 17 game against the Bears at Lambeau Field:

Cutler says he expects to play ‘whole game’ against Packers

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
QB Jay Cutler said Wednesday that he doesn't expect to get any rest against the Packers on Sunday.

Five Packers earn Pro Bowl berths

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
The Packers will be represented in this year’s Pro Bowl by five players — their highest total since 2007, when five Green Bay players were also picked to the team.

Bears-Packers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 11:35 p.m. ET
The Bears' defense could be in for another rough day if Julius Peppers and Israel Idonije aren't more disruptive than they were against the Jets in Week 16.

Packers 60-second rant: Luck has been a Bear necessity

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 8 p.m. ET
In his rant this week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush vents over the huge Week 17 matchup between the Bears and Packers — polar opposites this season as far as luck is concerned.

Packers rookie report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 6:40 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:

Packers MVP Meter: Week 16

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 5:15 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 their most recent game.

They said it: Packers Tuesday edition

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
PFW delivers a handful of noteworthy early-week quotes from Packers players a few days after Green Bay’s 45-17 rout of the Giants in Week 16.

Rodgers brings home hardware with epic Week 16 outing

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 5:36 p.m. ET
While most of the fantasy players who entered the season ranked No. 1 at their respective position fell short of expectations, Aaron Rodgers was different, and his performance Sunday showed why.

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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