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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- By the look on Desmond Bishop's face as he was helped off the field in the Packers' preseason opener on Thursday, it was obvious Green Bay's leading tackler was concerned that his injury was serious.As it turns out, Bishop was right to worry."Unfortunately, the hamstring injury was what we feared," coach Mike McCarthy said of Bishop following Saturday night's practice. "Surgery is imminent. Desmond's season is in jeopardy. Once we have the surgery, we'll probably have a better idea of his status for this season."Bishop has been one of the Packers starting inside linebackers for the past two seasons, including during their Super Bowl run in 2010. Despite missing three games last season due to calf injuries, Bishop still finished 13th in the NFL in tackles and was second on the team in sacks."Personally, I feel terrible," McCarthy said. "It's a very unusual injury if you've had a chance to watch it o...
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Green Bay starting linebacker Desmond Bishop limped off the field after injuring his right leg in the Packers' preseason opener against the San Diego Chargers.
Bishop was injured midway through the first quarter when a group of players fell on his right leg while he was finishing a tackle. He lay on the field for several minutes while trainers attended him and was unable to...
The Green Bay Packers probably won't need long to shake off an ugly start to the preseason.
A long-term injury to linebacker Desmond Bishop would be a more significant setback.
Bishop hurt his right leg in the first quarter of the Packers' 21-13 loss at San Diego in Thursday night's preseason opener. Speaking to reporters after the game, Packers coach Mike McCarthy...
Green Bay Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop will need surgery on his injured right hamstring, and coach Mike McCarthy says his season is in jeopardy.
Bishop hurt his hamstring and sprained his knee in the first quarter of the Packers' preseason loss at San Diego on Thursday and had to be helped to the sideline.
McCarthy said Saturday night that, ''Unfortunately, the...
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy indicated that he didn’t like how linebacker Desmond Bishop’s knee injury looked on Thursday night.
“Desmond’s injury didn’t look very good,” McCarthy said. “Hopefully, we’ll get some good news as testing goes on. But talking to doctor (Patrick) McKenzie, it’s up in the air.”
“But talking to doctor (Patrick...
According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com, Green Bay Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop suffered a knee injury in tonights preseason game against the Chargers.
“For the Packers, the preseason has begun with linebacker Desmond Bishop being helped off the field with a right leg injury.
“It appears that Chargers running back Ronnie Brown landed on the top of Bishop’s...
The Packers got the worst possible news on Desmond Bishop. The team's leading tackler last year will need surgery for a hamstring injury sustained early in Thursday's game. He might wind up on season-ending injured reserve, though a possible rules change could save his season.
According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the Green Bay Packers may lose linebacker Desmond Bishop for the season, since he’ll now be forced to undergo surgery to repair a torn hamstring that he suffered on Thursday night.
“Personally, I feel just terrible. It was a very unusual injury, if you have a chance to see it on film. Everyone knows the...
The Green Bay Packers experienced the one thing NFL fans fear the most once preseason football gets started.
Season-ending injuries to key...
Packers fans wanted to see more of D.J. Smith in 2012. Well, they’re going to get their wish – just not in the way they were hoping it would happen. According to Rob Demovsky of the Press-Gazette, inside linebacker Desmond Bishop suffered a hamstring injury on Thursday night in San Diego that could end his [...]
For a game that meant absolutely nothing on the night it was played, Thursday’s loss to the Chargers could have huge implications down the road for Green Bay. That’s because starting inside linebacker Desmond Bishop and ascending cornerback Davon House both hobbled off the field with potentially significant injuries. Bishop hurt his right knee and [...]
A year after the Packers were relatively healthy — especially compared to 2010 — the injury bug has returned with a vengeance. Desmond Bishop sustained a potentially serious injury on Thursday night. We analyze what it means for the defense and D.J. Smith.