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Why Freddie Bishop could provide edge-rush boost for Jets

He's back to playing a more familiar brand of football. Watch video FLORHAM PARK -- At Freddie Bishop's first Canadian Football League practice, he situated himself along the defensive line, as he normally would.  "Back up," his coaches told him.  Bishop wasn't sure what they meant. He had no idea, until this moment, that...
May 07, 2016

Jets Signed CFL DE Freddie Bishop To A Futures Deal

The Jets announced that they’ve signed CFL DE Freddie Bishop to a reserve/future deal on Tuesday. Future/reserve contracts are essentially an opportunity for players compete for a roster spot in offseason workouts and training camp. Bishop, 25, originally signed on with the Lions as an undrafted free agent out of Western Michigan back in 2013. He lasted just over a month in Detroit...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jets sign kicker Kyle Brindza, CFL LB Freddie Bishop

The New York Jets made a couple of moves on Friday. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Jets signed kicker Kyle Brindza to a future contract and CFL linebacker Freddie Bishop to a two-year deal.Brindza came into the league with the Lions but was traded in training camp for tight end Tim Wright. He wound up making the active roster for the start of the season but struggled mightily...
Via FOX Sports
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets sign CFL edge rusher Freddie Bishop III, per report

He played at Western Michigan. Watch video The Jets have signed Canadian Football League linebacker Freddie Bishop III to a two-year contract after Bishop visited seven NFL teams, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.  Bishop went undrafted out of Western Michigan in 2013. He signed with the Lions that spring, but was released...
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Jets Sign CFL LB Freddie Bishop To A Two-Year Deal

Adam Schefter reports that the Jets have reached an agreement with CFL LB Freddie Bishop on a two-year contract Friday. It’s very likely that this is a future/reserve contract that will give Bishop an opportunity for him to compete for a roster spot in offseason workouts and training camp. Bishop, 25, originally signed on with the Lions as an undrafted free agent out of Western...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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