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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 cut Wynn, place Bishop on I.R.

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
The Packers placed six players on I.R., including LB Desmond Bishop, and released two others, including DE Jarius Wynn.

Packers WR Jennings nearing return from concussion

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
Mike McCarthy says Greg Jennings has made significant steps in his recovery from a concussion and may be able to return to practice Sunday.

Packers LB Bishop's season 'in jeopardy'

Posted Aug. 11, 2012 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
Packers LB Desmond Bishop needs surgery and his season is in jeopardy, head coach Mike McCarthy told reporters Saturday night.

Packers ILB Bishop suffers knee injury

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
Packers ILB Desmond Bishop suffered an apparent right knee injury Thursday in the first quarter of Green Bay's preseason game vs. the Chargers.

Packers WR Borel continues strong offseason

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
First-year WR Diondre Borel has similarities to teammate Randall Cobb and is showing off his skills at Packers training camp.

Giants-Packers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 10, 2012 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups in the Packers' divisional playoff game vs. the Giants Sunday at Lambeau Field.  

Lions RB Smith, FS Delmas hurt in game

Posted Nov. 24, 2011 @ 9:34 p.m. ET
Detroit RB Kevin Smith left Thursday's game and didn't return. The Lions' secondary also was hit by injuries, and the Packers lost a pair of linebackers.

Packers-Lions matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 24, 2011 @ 1:50 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of three key matchups in the Packers' Week 12 game against the Lions in Detroit on Thanksgiving Day.  

Buccaneers-Packers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups in the Packers' Week 11 game against the Buccaneers.   

Packers-Vikings matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 21, 2011 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups in the Packers' Week Seven game this Sunday against the Vikings.   

Rams-Packers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 15, 2011 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups in the Packers' Week Six game this Sunday against the Rams.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 4:24 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' Week Three game against the Bears at Soldier Field Sunday.   

Saints-Packers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of three key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' regular-season opener vs. the 2009 Super Bowl champion Saints.   

Packers positional analysis: Linebackers

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 10:49 a.m. ET
In the seventh in a series of position-by-position looks at the Packers’ personnel entering the 2011 offseason, we analyze Green Bay’s linebacker situation.

Packers-Steelers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
PFW breaks down the matchup between Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall and the Packers' linebackers in the third of six Super Bowl matchups.

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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