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Arizona Cardinals pleased with early effort from linebacker Desmond Bishop

The Cardinals weren't even sure they were going to take him on the trip. But when they did, they certainly weren't thinking about letting him play. Inside linebacker Desmond Bishop, in fact, was on the pregame list of those who weren't going to be allowed to even dress for Saturday's preseason game against the Vikings. "We had no plans on playing him,"...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Abraham’s Return, Bishop Signs, Brown’s Wow Train and more

The Arizona Cardinals take on the Minnesota Vikings tonight in their second preseason game. Before the Cardinals improve to 2-0, take a look back at the week that was here on the site. John Abraham is back in camp (READ) Cardinals sign Desmond Bishop for linebacker depth. (READ) The John Brown “Wow” train is running full steam ahead. (READ) Bruce Arians makes the Cardinals run...
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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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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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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...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Sign LB Desmond Bishop

According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today Sports, the Arizona Cardinals have decided to add former Green Bay Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop to beef up their core of linebackers. The Cardinals group of linebackers we depleted this offseason when they lost Karlos Dansby to free agency, Daryl Washington to a year-long suspension, and Ernie Sims who they recently released. Bishop, who’s...
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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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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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals sign linebacker Desmond Bishop

(Photo courtesy of espn.go.com) The Arizona Cardinals have reportedly signed veteran linebacker Desmond Bishop after cutting ties with Ernie Sims about a week ago. Considering the Cardinals are without Daryl Washington this season due to suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. The team has certainly been looking to add a veteran presence at the linebacker...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign Desmond Bishop

The Arizona Cardinals have signed linebacker Desmond Bishop. On day John Abraham reported back to Arizona, Cardinals also signed former Vikings and Packers LB Desmond Bishop. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 14, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Cardinals...
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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...
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Bishop in competition with Peterson on ACL recovery

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Desmond Bishop didn't need any extra motivation as he tries to recover from a torn anterior cruciate ligament and resume his NFL career, but he couldn't help himself when he looks across the Minnesota Vikings' locker room at the shining example of returning from reconstructive knee surgery. Adrian Peterson has set the bar for athletes everywhere...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bishop in competition with Peterson on ACL recovery

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Desmond Bishop didn't need any extra motivation as he tries to recover from a torn anterior cruciate ligament and resume his NFL career, but he couldn't help himself when he looks across the Minnesota Vikings' locker room at the shining example of returning from reconstructive knee surgery. Adrian Peterson has set the bar for athletes everywhere...
Via Fox Sports North
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings LB Bishop out for year with torn right ACL

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Desmond Bishop's season has ended because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Bishop was hurt on a running play by Carolina in the second quarter of Sunday's game. He walked off with a limp under his own power, and coach Leslie Frazier said afterward he didn't believe the injury was serious. But an MRI test later revealed...
Via AP on Fox
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

LB Desmond Bishop With Torn ACL, Out For Year

The bad news keeps getting worse. Ben Goessling ESPN NFC North blogger just sent out a tweet that is bad news for a team that really has had enough for a week. This is yet another blow for a defense that has been battered and beaten so far this season. An underperforming LB corps looked okay with Bishop out there initially yet now with this news they're outgunned and undermanned...
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October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings LB Desmond Bishop tears ACL, out for season

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Desmond Bishop finally earned a starting spot with the Minnesota Vikings, his first season with the team getting on track after working his way up the chain and learning the team's defense. Bishop's time as the starter lasted only 16 plays. Starting at weakside linebacker on Sunday for the first time all season, Bishop suffered a right knee injury...
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October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings LB Desmond Bishop tears ACL, out for season

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Desmond Bishop finally earned a starting spot with the Minnesota Vikings, his first season with the team getting on track after working his way up the chain and learning the team's defense. Bishop's time as the starter lasted only 16 plays. Starting at weakside linebacker on Sunday for the first time all season, Bishop suffered a right knee injury...
Via Fox Sports North
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Desmond Bishop Out For Year Torn ACL

The Desmond Bishop experiment looks to be officially over. The linebacker has torn his acl will miss the rest of the season, likely ending his short purple career. Bishop was just finally starting to get some playing time even getting his first start this past week. With a season in jeopardy anyways, this might be an excuse for the Vikings to get some younger guys in the lineup and...
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October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings LB Desmond Bishop Has An ACL Tear, Done For The Year

The Minnesota Vikings have announced that LB Desmond Bishop has a torn ACL and will be out for the remainder of the 2013 season. “Desmond Bishop tore his ACL and will have to have surgery,” said HC Leslie Frazier on Monday. Bishop, 29, signed with the Vikings after he was surprisingly released by the Packers back in June. Many expected Bishop to solidify a starting role...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings lose Desmond Bishop to a torn ACL

Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier told the media today that linebacker Desmond Bishop is done for the season after tearing his ACL on Sunday against the Panthers. Bishop only recorded five tackles this season as a back up linebacker in Minnesota.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Vikings lose Desmond Bishop to a torn ACL appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings could have lost both Harrison Smith and Desmond Bishop for the year

Today in a major blowout to the Carolina Panthers, the Vikings lost more than the game. The Minnesota Vikings lost safety Harrison Smith (foot) and linebacker Desmond Bishop (knee) to injuries. @MNBrianHall: Frazier said Desmond Bishop has a knee sprain, Harrison Smith has turf toe and Xavier Rhodes has ankle sprain. All headed for MRIs. […]
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October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Desmond Bishop says it will take 'luck' to get on field

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Desmond Bishop spent his first regular-season week with the Minnesota Vikings like he spent each of the 16 weeks last season in Green Bay -- as a spectator. Bishop, who missed all of last season with a torn hamstring, was active for Sunday's 34-24 loss at Detroit, but was one of three players who didn't see action along with backup quarterback Matt...
Via Fox Sports North
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Desmond Bishop says it will take "luck" to get on field

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Desmond Bishop spent his first regular-season week with the Minnesota Vikings like he spent each of the 16 weeks last season in Green Bay -- as a spectator. Bishop, who missed all of last season with a torn hamstring, was active for Sunday's 34-24 loss at Detroit, but was one of three players who didn't see action along with backup quarterback Matt...
Via Fox Sports North
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Bishop doing his part to lay claim to starting LB spot

MINNEAPOLIS -- Desmond Bishop in in his seventh season in the NFL and is approaching the preseason as an audition for the Minnesota Vikings.His audition in Thursday's preseason finale could have him opening the show when the regular season begins on Sept. 8.Bishop, competing for a roster spot and a possible starting job, had a team-leading eight tackles in Minnesota's 24...
Via Fox Sports North
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Bishop doing his part to lay claim to starting LB spot

MINNEAPOLIS -- Desmond Bishop in in his seventh season in the NFL and is approaching the preseason as an audition for the Minnesota Vikings.His audition in Thursday's preseason finale could have him opening the show when the regular season begins on Sept. 8.Bishop, competing for a roster spot and a possible starting job, had a team-leading eight tackles in Minnesota's 24...
Via Fox Sports North
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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