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Packers Draft Primer: LB C.J. Mosley

The Packers ILB may seem shored up -- but that may not be the case after all. The Packers have flirted with AJ Hawk's contract and on-field status for years and for good reason -- he constantly gets outplayed by cheaper players playing opposite him. Whether it was the good ol' days of Nick Barnett, or the epic run of Desmond Bishop, or even the one-year wonder Brad...
Via The Pack Mentality
5 days ago  |  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

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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

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...
Via DraftSeason
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.
Via Pro Football Zone
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. […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Bishop: Vikings now Packers’ top rivalry

The Vikings have always considered the Packers their top rivalry, but Green Bay hasn’t always reciprocated. Now, another in the long line of Packers defects, Desmond Bishop, says the Vikings have overtaken the Bears as Green Bay’s top rivalry.
Via min.scout.com
September 14, 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

Bishop adjusting but sees more potential

Desmond Bishop said the Vikings’ style of defense was his hardest adjustment and he believes better days ahead with his health. But he isn’t assuming anything with his status on the team.
Via min.scout.com
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Intruder steals LB Desmond Bishop’s Super Bowl jersey from home

Most things in this life are replaceable.  One item that I feel is not however, is a Super Bowl jersey.  Former Green Bay Packers LB Desmond Bishop can relate. Recently, an intruder broke into Bishop’s California home and stole his prized Super Bowl XLV jersey that he wore for the big show.  There’s often times that law enforcement can do very little, especially when the investigator...
Via Down and Distance
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

After missing 2012, Desmond Bishop has to prove himself again

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. --Some amount of nervousness would have been expected for Desmond Bishop in last week's preseason game. Despite six seasons in the NFL, Bishop was playing in his first game in over a year. He suffered the torn hamstring that caused him to miss all of last season in the first preseason game of 2012. A lot had changed for Bishop during the past year. He had...
Via Fox Sports North
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

After missing 2012, Desmond Bishop has to prove himself again

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. --Some amount of nervousness would have been expected for Desmond Bishop in last week's preseason game. Despite six seasons in the NFL, Bishop was playing in his first game in over a year. He suffered the torn hamstring that caused him to miss all of last season in the first preseason game of 2012. A lot had changed for Bishop during the past year. He had...
Via Fox Sports North
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Desmond Bishop had Super Bowl jersey stolen, says investigating cop is away

Former Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop won a Super Bowl in Green Bay a few years back, but he no longer has the jersey he wore on the battlefield. Over the weekend, Bishop tweeted that his house in California had been broken into and his Super Bowel 45 jersey was stolen. And there’s more to it […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Desmond Bishop's house broken into, Super Bowl jersey stolen

There's not a lot to add to this other than you know this stinks for Vikings linebacker Desmond Bishop. Not only because the former Packers Super Bowl jersey was stolen but because the officer investigating the crime is currently on vacation. So if you see a game-worn Packers No. 55 jersey on eBay give Desmond a call.
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Desmond Bishop may not make the Vikings roster

Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier told reporters that linebacker Desmond Bishop won’t make their final roster if he can’t stay on the field. “This is going to determine whether or not he makes our team,” coach Leslie Frazier said, via the Star Tribune. “So much of this is about how he plays over the next two weeks. Or if he’s not available because of his injury. I can’t...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Desmond Bishop back at practice, ready to compete

MANKATO, Minn. -- Desmond Bishop's short tenure with the Minnesota Vikings has been filled with more intrigue than plays made on the field. Bishop's signing following the offseason program meant he was coming to his new team fresh into training camp. Believed to be fighting for a starting linebacker position, Bishop opened camp with the second-team defense and then suffered...
Via Fox Sports North
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Desmond Bishop back at practice, ready to compete

MANKATO, Minn. -- Desmond Bishop's short tenure with the Minnesota Vikings has been filled with more intrigue than plays made on the field. Bishop's signing following the offseason program meant he was coming to his new team fresh into training camp. Believed to be fighting for a starting linebacker position, Bishop opened camp with the second-team defense and then suffered...
Via Fox Sports North
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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