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Packers 2016 training camp preview: Which ILBs will start in the base defense?

Sam Barrington must fend off rookie Blake Martinez for the right to start next to Jake Ryan.     Since Desmond Bishop tore his hamstring during the 2012 preseason, the Green Bay Packers have lacked a dominant full-time presence at the inside linebacker position. Clay Matthews certainly provided some juice to the position during his season and change playing inside, but the team...
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Redskins Release Veteran LB Desmond Bishop

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Redskins have released veteran LB Desmond Bishop on Monday. Bishop, 31, is a former sixth-round pick of the Packers. He spent five years with Green Bay and helped them win a Super Bowl before he suffered a serious hamstring injury that cost him the 2012 season. Bishop later caught on with the Vikings, but unfortunately suffered a torn ACL and...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Redskins Sign Three Players To Futures Deals Including LB Desmond Bishop

The Washington Redskins announced Monday that they’ve signed three players to reserve/future contracts Monday including: DL Jerrell Powe, LB Desmond Bishop and DL Christo Bilukidi. Future/reserve contracts are essentially an opportunity for players compete for a roster spot in offseason workouts and training camp. Bishop, 31, is a former sixth-round pick of the Packers. He spent...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Linebacker Desmond Bishop re-signs with 49ers on 1-year deal

  The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed linebacker Desmond Bishop to a one-year contract. The team announced the deal Tuesday. Bishop joined the Niners last December and played two games. He had two tackles on special teams and one on defense. San Francisco had been seeking help at linebacker after the recent retirements of Patrick Willis and Chris Borland. Bishop has appeared...
Via Associated Press
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers re-sign LB Desmond Bishop to 1-year deal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed linebacker Desmond Bishop to a one-year contract. The team announced the deal Tuesday. Bishop joined the Niners last December and played two games. He had two tackles on special teams and one on defense. San Francisco had been seeking help at linebacker after the recent retirements of Patrick Willis and Chris Borland...
Via Associated Press
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Free Agent LB Desmond Bishop Works Out For Dolphins

Field Yates of ESPN is reporting that veteran LB Desmond Bishop worked out for the Miami Dolphins on Tuesday. Bishop, 30, is a former sixth-round pick of the Packers. He spent five years with Green Bay and helped them win a Super Bowl before he suffered a serious hamstring injury that cost him the 2012 season. Bishop later caught on with the Vikings, but unfortunately suffered...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals sign Desmond Bishop to bolster LB corps

The Arizona Cardinals could be getting more help at the linebacker position as soon as this weekend. According to Dan Zinski of The Viking Age blog, the Cardinals look to be close to agreeing to terms with Desmond Bishop. Injuries have wiped Bishop off of the field each of the last two seasons. In 2012, it was a torn hamstring that eventually punched his ticket out of Green Bay...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign ILB Desmond Bishop to 1-year deal

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals have signed inside linebacker Desmond Bishop to a one-year contract. Bishop, entering his eighth NFL season, played in four games for the Minnesota Vikings last year, one as a starter, before his season was ended by a knee injury. He spent his first six NFL seasons with the Green Bay Packers. In 2011, Bishop had a career-high 142 tackles...
Via Associated Press
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign LB Desmond Bishop

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Cardinals on Thursday announced the team signing of linebacker Desmond Bishop to a one-year contract. In accordance with club policy, terms were not disclosed. Bishop, at 6-foot-2 and 244 pounds, is a seven-year NFL veteran who played six seasons with Green Bay before playing in four games (one start) with Minnesota last season. He had eight tackles and three...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals Signing LB Desmond Bishop

  The Cardinals are signing veteran LB Desmond Bishop to a contract, according to Tom Pelissero of USA Today. Bishop, 30, is a former sixth-round pick of the Packers. He spent five years with Green Bay and helped them win a Super Bowl before he suffered a serious hamstring injury that cost him the 2012 season. Bishop later caught on with the Vikings, but unfortunately suffered...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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