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Packers can’t fall for the hype

I hate offseason accolades. As in really hate them. The NFL Top 100 Greatest Players is a great example of that. “Voted on by the Players.” Sure the Packers’ own Aaron Rodgers usually factors somewhere in the top ten, depending on the team’s success the year before. Sure, it’s nice and all, but it has all the warm fuzzies of a participation medal. You know, the Thanks for...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

New Chargers WR Johnson, CB Verrett share a hometown bond

Growing up in Fairfield, Calif., Stevie Johnson said he always knew who the area's gridiron stars were -- Desmond Bishop, Quinton Ganther, etc.But around the time Johnson left for Kentucky, he began to hear a new name garnering area buzz."In my era they were talking about me," Johnson told ESPN. "And when I left, everybody said Jason was the man now. And here he is now.”Jason...
Via Fox Sports
June 04, 2015  |  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 AP on Fox
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 AP on Fox
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers Re-Signing ILB Desmond Bishop To A One-Year Deal

The 49ers are re-signing veteran ILB Desmond Bishop to a one-year contract, according to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee. San Francisco has clearly been in the market for inside linebacker help since Patrick Willis and Chris Borland both decided to retire from the NFL. The 49ers have reportedly considered a number of free agent options such as Lance ... The post 49ers Re-Signing...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers Hosting LB Philip Wheeler For A Visit

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the 49ers will be hosting former Dolphins LB Philip Wheeler for a visit on Monday. San Francisco continues to meet with available free agent linebackers now that Patrick Willis and Chris Borland surprisingly retired this offseason. The 49ers have also shown interest in Desmond Bishop, Lance Briggs, Brandon Spikes and Erin ... The post 49ers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers Hosting Veteran ILB Desmond Bishop On Monday

Matt Barrow of the Sacramento Bee reports that the 49ers will be hosting free agent ILB Desmond Bishop for a visit on Monday.  Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports that free agent LB Lance Briggs also has scheduled a visit with the 49ers for Monday. San Francisco has also been connected to other free agent linebackers including Brandon Spikes and ... The post 49ers Hosting Veteran...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Examining the Packers NFL Draft Priorites

Let’s take a quick break from making ball jokes at the NFL’s expense and wallowing in our misery over the Green Bay Packers collapse from eight days ago to gaze into the future. Specifically, let’s gaze into the Packers’ future, all the way to May (or April, or June, or Christmas…whenever the hell the NFL draft is this year) and the rookie draft. Then let’s pretend that...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders become the laughing stock of the NCAA championship game

The Oakland Raiders are used to being mocked by other teams in the NFL. After a decade of terrible teams, the Raiders are commonly the butt of jokes around the league. But after three years in which the team only won 11 games, the trash talking is reaching all new levels. It has gotten so bad that the Raiders became the laughing stock of the college football championship game even...
Via cover32 - Raiders
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Tuesday 12/16

49ers 49ers signed ILB Desmond Bishop. (NFLTR) 49ers placed WR Kassim Osgood on season-ending injured reserve. 49ers signed CB Cameron Fuller and TE Xavier Grimble to their practice squad. Bills Bills waived FB Frank Summers. Broncos Broncos placed LB Danny Trevathan on season-ending injured reserve. (NFLTR) Broncos waived TE Dominique Jones. (NFLTR) Browns ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Borland's rookie 49ers season likely over

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Linebacker Chris Borland's stellar rookie season for San Francisco is likely over. 49ers defensive coordinator Vic Fangio said ''it'd be a stretch right now'' for Borland to return from an ankle injury for the final two games. San Francisco (7-7) was eliminated from playoff contention in a 17-7 loss at Seattle on Sunday. The NFC Defensive Rookie of the Month...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Sign Veteran ILB Desmond Bishop

Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee reports that 49ers are signing veteran ILB Desmond Bishop to a contract. San Francisco brought in Bishop for a workout last week, but they are now dealing with numerous injuries at the position after rookie LB Chris Borland sustained an ankle injury in Week 15. The Arizona Cardinals waived Bishop a couple of weeks ago. Since then, he has worked...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Tryouts: Week 15

Here’s a running list of tryouts for Week 15. 49ers 49ers brought in veteran LB Desmond Bishop for a tryout on Monday. (NFLTR) 49ers brought in rugby star Jarryd Hayne for visit on Monday. Bears Bears tried out CB Antoine Cason. (Aaron Wilson) Bears brought in CB Loucheiz Purifoy for a visit. (Aaron Wilson) Bills Bills tried out WR Jeremy Gallon. (Aaron Wilson)...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Brought In ILB Desmond Bishop For A Tryout

Howard Balzer reports that the San Francisco 49ers brought in veteran LB Desmond Bishop for a tryout on Monday. The Arizona Cardinals waived Bishop a couple of weeks ago. Since then, he has worked out for the Cincinnati Bengals, but they elected to not sign him. Bishop, 30, is a former sixth-round pick of the Packers. He spent five years with Green Bay and helped them win a...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Tryouts: Week 14

Here’s a running list of players that are trying out for NFL teams this week. We’ll have updates posted leading up Sunday’s game, so you can check back to see who teams are considering. Bengals Bengals tried out LB A.J. Edds. (Aaron Wilson) Bengals worked out LB Desmond Bishop. (Aaron Wilson) Broncos Broncos worked out S Rodney Barnes, CB Deion Belue, CB Tevrin Brandon...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Worked Out Veteran ILB Desmond Bishop

Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Cincinnati Bengals worked out linebackers Chris Carter and Desmond Bishop on Wednesday. However, the team ultimately elected to sign Carter to a contract instead of Bishop. The Arizona Cardinals waived Bishop earlier in the week, despite signing him to a contract just a few months ago to bolster their depth at linebacker. Bishop, 30...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Waive LB Desmond Bishop

The Arizona Cardinals have placed veteran LB Desmond Bishop on waivers Monday, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The Cardinals brought Bishop in a few months ago to bolster their depth a linebacker. However, he has yet to appear in a game this season. 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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Re-Signing Veteran LB Desmond Bishop

Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports reports that the Cardinals are re-signing veteran LB Desmond Bishop to a contract on Wednesday. Reports from yesterday mentioned that Bishop worked out for the Miami Dolphins this week. He also visited with the Jets and Chiefs in recent weeks. Bishop, 30, is a former sixth-round pick of the Packers. He spent five years with Green Bay and helped...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 01, 2014  |  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

Veteran LB Pat Angerer Worked Out For Saints & Jets This Week

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that veteran LB Pat Angerer worked out for the New Orleans Saints and New York Jets this weeks. Field Yates of ESPN reported on Tuesday that the Jets worked out veteran LBs Angerer and Desmond Bishop. The Falcons signed Angerer to a contract a little over a month ago, but he was unable to secure a roster spot on the team...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jets Worked Out Veteran LB’s Pat Angerer & Desmond Bishop

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the New York Jets worked out veteran linebackers Pat Angerer and Desmond Bishop 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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Work Out Veteran LBs Desmond Bishop, Marvin Mitchell & Nick Barnett

  According to ESPN’s Adam Caplan, the Chiefs recently brought in veteran linebackers Desmond Bishop, Marvin Mitchell and Nick Barnett for work outs. Kansas City unfortunately lost Derrick Johnson for the entire season after he sustained a torn Achilles’ tendon during Sunday’s season opener. Bishop, 30, is a former sixth-round pick of the Packers. He spent five years with Green...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Release Veteran LB Desmond Bishop

  The Arizona Cardinals have released veteran LB Desmond Bishop on Saturday, per Darren Urban. There have been several veterans players cut today, so it’s not a huge surprise to see that Bishop is among them. 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...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Jayrone Elliot the next Hidden Gem for the Packers?

It’s practically become a tradition every training camp and preseason for the Green Bay Packers: some player, either a late round draft pick or even an undrafted free agent makes some plays in camp and the preseason and becomes an instant sensation amongst fans and the media. First, it was Matt Hasselbeck (sixth round pick in 1998) and he went on to have a very long and productive...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ta'amu still gunning for season opener

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Alameda Ta'amu had surgery to repair a torn ACL in early January. Seven and a half months later, he is preparing to come of the PUP (physically unable to perform) list and he is still gunning to play in the team's regular-season opener Sept. 8 against San Diego. "We'll find out today and they'll tell me what's going to happen after that, said Ta'amu, who was scheduled...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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