GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It's been a challenging month for Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop. Instead of preparing for the regular season, Bishop has been in the early stages of rehabilitation following the torn right hamstring he suffered in Green Bay's preseason opener.
With Bishop on injured reserve, he had to sit high above Lambeau Field on Sunday and watch his teammates take on the San Francisco 49ers without him.
"Guys were out there fighting and I really wish I could be out there fighting the battle with them," Bishop said Tuesday.
Bishop, who led the team in tackles and was second in sacks last season, said his recovery time is projected to be between three to six months.
A new NFL rule is that each team can designate one injured-reserve player to be re-activated midway through the season, but Bishop's injury was too severe for that to be highly considered.
So, instead of watching film from Green Bay's Week 1 loss to the 49ers and preparing for Thursday's game against the Chi...