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Erin Henderson doesn’t intend to give away his middle linebacker spot to Desmond Bishop if the Vikings sign him. Plus, notes from the Vikings’ first day of minicamp.

Green Bay Packers: Analyzing the Release of Desmond Bishop

The news became official on Monday as the Green Bay Packers announced that they had informed inside linebacker Desmond Bishop of his release after the sixth-year linebacker from Cal could not agree to a restructured contract with the team and no trade parters were to be found. Thus, the Packers made their decision. With two other starting caliber linebackers in A.J. Hawk and Brad...

Driver says he'll be ready if Packers call

Donald Driver will be ready to go if the Green Bay Packers call and say they needed his help. Other NFL teams, however, needn't bother. Green Bay's all-time leading receiver announced his retirement Jan. 31 after 14 years in the NFL - all with the Packers. Driver says he still loves the game, but he promised Packers fans he'd never play for another team. ''...

Packers release LB Desmond Bishop

According to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Green Bay Packers will release linebacker Desmond Bishop on Monday. Bishop didn’t participate in OTAs as he is still rehabbing the hamstring injury he suffered in the 2012 preseason. He was due $3.464 million from the team in 2013, but there are serious doubts within the organization that he isn't close to...

Desmond Bishop released by Packers

The Green Bay Packers have released linebacker Desmond Bishop. The move Monday was expected after Bishop and the team couldn't agree on a restructured contract. Bishop was due to make $3.464 million this season after missing all of last year with a hamstring injury. The 28-year-old inside linebacker had 310 tackles, nine sacks, seven forced fumbles and an interception since...

Packers Release LB Desmond Bishop

After the Green Bay Packers and Desmond Bishop could not agree the terms on a restructured contract the team decided to release him Monday. Bishop like most athletes took to Twitter to announce his departure and thank the fans. So much fun, so many memories & friendships forged in Green Bay. Ups & downs, wins & losses! Even a XLV championship. Forever grateful #Pack...

Donald Driver says he's open to coming back to Packers

They had just honored him with a statue and a street name, but former Green Bay Packers receiver Donald Driver says he'd come back and play if he was asked to. "I decided that I love one team," Driver said, via Fox Sports Wisconsin. "At the end of the day, if I get that itch, it would only be for the green and gold... If the Packers called me and said, '...

LB Desmond Bishop 'odd man out,' released by Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Desmond Bishop understands why the Green Bay Packers decided to release him Monday afternoon. As Bishop worked his way back from a torn hamstring that sidelined him for the entire 2012 season, the 28-year-old inside linebacker "kind of saw the writing on the wall." Though Bishop hoped he was wrong, the Packers parted ways with their leading tackler from...

NFC North: June stock watch

Green Bay Packers, FLAT: What can you really say about the Green Bay Packers? Will they win their division? Almost certainly. Will they be considered a Super Bowl contender heading into the postseason? Yep. Is Aaron Rodgers still the most valuable player in the NFC North? You betcha. Yeah, the Packers are at the top of their division, and I don't see that changing anytime soon...

Bishop has ‘good workout’ with Vikings

The Vikings worked out Desmond Bishop Wednesday, but they may have to move quickly if they want to sign him.

Desmond Bishop to Join Illustrious Group of Former Packers to Sign with Vikings

For some players, it's a devastating injury that in hindsight becomes a career defining moment for the better. For others, it becomes an issue of money, where their former employers become clench their tight asses a BIT too hard and must release a player. Sometimes, your name is Brett Favre and people just don't like you. For Desmond Bishop, former Green Bay Packers inside...

Aaron Rodgers Got ‘Wake-Up Call’ From Packers This Offseason

Aaron Rodgers‘ future is secure, but he’s got a pretty heavy dose of reality this offseason by way of some of his Packers teammates. Rodgers signed a five-year, $110 million contract extension in the offseason, making him a very rich man and keeping him in Green Bay through at least the 2019 season. Some of his former Packers teammates weren’t so lucky, as the team went through...

Aaron Rodgers: I Love Packers Being “Under The Radar”

With the return of Sean Payton as coach in New Orleans, and the arms race going on in San Francisco and Seattle, the Green Bay Packers have quietly gone about their business this off-season. The Packers are not consensus pick among experts around the league, and as Rodgers told ESPN Milwaukee, he loves the “Packers floating under the radar.” “I love it. I love being under...

Lacy's Job Could Be Easier with Green Bay

Eddie Lacy led the nation's active ball-carriers in yards per attempt, and that's when he wore a bull's-eye as the leading figure on Alabama's offense. With Lacy and Aaron Rodgers, defenses might have to pick their poison.
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