Desmond Bishop RUMORS & NEWS

  • LB Desmond Bishop With Torn ACL, Out For Year

    Daily Norseman "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..." October 14

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

    CBSSports.com "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..." August 20

  • Report: Desmond Bishop agrees to one-year deal with Vikings

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Lineback Desmond Bishop has agreed to a one-year deal with the Vikings, according to a report on the NBCsports.com's Pro Football talk web site. Bishop missed all of the 2012 season with a hamstrong injury and was cut by the Green Bay Packers during the off-season. He was at Winter Park last..." June 24

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    Pat Kirwan @PatKirwanCBS

    talkin w'Desmond Bishop-Said he could return to GB if all things equal. he may consider NYG&Jax but I got feelin he picks a team tonight

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Along with the #Vikings today, ex-Packers LB Desmond Bishop is set to visit with the #Chiefs Thursday. He'll arrive Wednesday

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    Packer Report @PackerReport

    As has been speculated on here already, source says look out for Minnesota to make a strong run at Bishop, league source says.

  • Packers will release ILB Desmond Bishop

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Green Bay Packers have informed inside linebacker Desmond Bishop that they will release him, a source told the Journal Sentinel Monday. Bishop missed the entire 2012 season with a hamstring injury suffered during the preseason opener last year. As a starter the two years prior, he had 218..." June 17

  • It's official: Packers release LB Desmond Bishop

    PackersNews.com "The Green Bay Packers have made the decision to move on without inside linebacker Desmond Bishop. Bishop, 28, spoke with Packers general manager Ted Thompson on Monday, who told him of the organization's intention to release him from the four-year, $19-million extension he signed in January..." June 17

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    Wes Hodkiewicz @WesHod

    If Bishop clears waivers, the fifth-year linebacker's first visit is expected to be with the #Vikings, according to sources

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    Steve Corkran @CorkOnTheNFL

    #Raiders are deep at linebacker right now, but it's still possible that they make a run at released Packers LB Desmond Bishop. Solid player.

  • Packers, Desmond Bishop set to part ways

    ESPN Wisconsin "Desmond Bishop’s time with the Green Bay Packers is apparently over. According to an NFL source, barring an unlikely contract restructure or trade, the Packers will be parting ways with Bishop, who missed all of last season with a ruptured hamstring tendon suffered in the Aug. 9 preseason..." June 12

  • Green Bay Packers looking to trade Desmond Bishop

    NFL.com "The Green Bay Packers are actively shopping linebacker Desmond Bishop, NFL.com's Daniel Jeremiah reported Saturday. The news is a bit odd considering the Packers just cut his backup D.J. Smith on Wednesday. Bishop led the team with 115 tackles and added five sacks as the full-time starter in..." April 27

  • Bishop fully healed, focused on improving

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Desmond Bishop isn't content with just being as good as he used to be. No, the Green Bay Packers' inside linebacker wants to be a markedly improved player after missing the entire 2012 season with a torn right hamstring. "I'm focused on being better and stronger than I was before," Bishop told..." April 10