Found June 11, 2013 on NFL Trade Rumors:
Jason Wilde of ESPN Wisconsin is reporting that barring a trade or an agreement on a restructured contract the Packers will release ILB Desmond Bishop. Reports surfaced during this year’s draft that Green Bay was shopping Bishop around the league, but there must not have been a lot of interest. Bishop, 28, signed a four-year deal worth $19.05 million back in 2011 and is set to make for $3.464 million for the upcoming season. He’s coming off of a pretty serious hamstring injury and the Packers retained Brad Jones during the offseason, so it appears as though Bishop has lost his starting job. We’ll have more as the news becomes available.   The post Report: Packers Expected To Part Ways With ILB Desmond Bishop appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.

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