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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
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  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...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals release veteran linebacker Desmond Bishop

Today the Arizona Cardinals released Desmond Bishop the veteran inside linebacker according to Adam Schefter. Adam Schefter    @AdamSchefter Cardinals released veteran LB Desmond Bishop. Bishop is over 30 years old and unlikely to be signed by a team.  Signed in October, Bishop had yet to be active this season. I cannot see a team […] The post Cardinals release veteran linebacker...
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26 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardianls re-sign linebacker following release of Butler

Bishop attempts to tackle Marion Grice, who was recently signed by Arizona. Mandatory Credit: Donald Miralle Yesterday the team announced that they had cut veteran linebacker Victor Butler. That left the team an open roster spot, and they filled that with today’s addition of Desmond Bishop. Bishop was on the roster this past offseason, and was among the last cuts, beat out by...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
October 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...
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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...
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September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals have released linebacker Desmond Bishop

Today the Arizona Cardinals released inside linebacker Desmond Bishop. Bishop is now 30 years old and has spent several years bouncing around the league. He could get another shot soon because their are so many libebacker needy teams right now. For the Cardinals this is great news, meaning the team will likely get Kevin Minter […] The post Arizona Cardinals have released linebacker...
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September 06, 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...
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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...
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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

Report: Cardinals’ Minter potentially out for preseason due to injury

(Photo courtesy of azcardinals.com) The Arizona Cardinals are already very thin at the middle linebacker position, after losing Karlos Dansby in free agency and Daryl Washington to a season long suspension. They have signed veterans Larry Foote and Desmond Bishop in an attempt to fill voids left by Dansby and Washington. According to Mike Jurecki of 910AM Phoenix the Cardinals...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Stock Report: Meaningless Football Edition

Normally I don’t start doing the Packers Stock Report until the regular season begins. Why? I have no idea. A Packers Stock Report after the second exhibition game seems to make sense to me, thous. So, let’s do this: Rising Jayrone Elliot When you get three sacks in four plays like Elliot did against the Rams on Saturday, you end up in the rising category. I don’t care if Elliot’s...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL News: Transactions for August 14th

A few roster moves were made yesterday around the league with the most notable one being former Packers' linebacker Desmond Bishop signing a contract with another team. See below.Arizona CardinalsSigned Desmond Bishop to one-year contractCleveland BrownsSigned LB Caleb McSurdy New England Patriots Released TE Ben HartsockWashington RedskinsReleased DE Doug WorthingtonSigned...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Abraham reports to camp; expected to start

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Outside linebacker John Abraham arrived in Arizona on Wednesday night and reported to camp on Thursday where he took his physical. "We'll spend the afternoon when he gets back with (strength and conditioning coach) Buddy Morris and the training staff and get him up to speed and see how it goes," coach Bruce Arians said.  Abraham was arrested on June 29th and...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 14, 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 AP on Fox
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign LB Desmond Bishop

The Arizona Cardinals are adding to their linebacker core. Tom Pelissero of USA Today Sports reported on Thursday that the Cardinals have signed linebacker Desmond Bishop. #Cardinals signing LB Desmond Bishop. — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) August 14, 2014 Bishop’s most recent stop was with the Minnesota Vikings but had his season cut short by a torn ACL […]
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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