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Vikings linebacker Desmond Bishop made a cameo appearance at Winter Park on Wednesday as he works through the early stages of a lengthy rehabilitation from reconstructive knee surgery.
Linebacker Desmond Bishop lamented the timing of his season-ending knee injury during the first half of his first start with the Vikings but vowed to return to the NFL after he has reconstructive knee surgery next Tuesday to repair a torn ACL.
The moment Desmond Bishop had been anticipating for more than a year had come and gone, and the Vikings linebacker felt the wash of relief that came from returning to the field, playing in a game and making it back to the locker room without an injury.
MANKATO, Minn. -- This is an emotional and high-stakes week for linebacker Desmond Bishop, who is practicing again after being sidelined with a groin injury and scheduled to make his Vikings debut in Friday's preseason game at Buffalo.
Editor's Note: Desmond Bishop, a starting inside linebacker for the 2010 Green Bay team that won the Super Bowl, missed last season with a hamstring injury. The Packers released him last month, and he signed with the Vikings, who will try him first at outside linebacker. Bishop, 29, is the latest subject in Pioneer Press sports columnist Bob Sansevere's continuing series of first-person stories.
Photo/Getty Images The Packers believe that A.J. Hawk and Brad Jones are better than Desmond Bishop and D.J. Smith. GREEN BAY – The Green Bay Packers have cast their lot. By season’s end, we will know how Desmond Bishop fares with the Minnesota Vikings and what D.J. Smith does with the San Diego Chargers.Will they return to their pre-injury forms? Will they stay healthy? Will they be productive with their new teams, who wasted little time bringing them aboard after the Packers cast them adrift?But even if Bishop doesn’t make it through the entire 2013 season without reinjuring the hamstring t...
The Jaguars have explored the possibility of pursuing free agent linebacker Desmond Bishop, who was released by the Green Bay Packers on Monday. Bishop, who is reportedly visiting Minnesota today and has a meeting lined up with Kansas City, missed all of last year after sustaining a hamstring injury in the preseason. The Jaguars have not set up a visit with Bishop yet, but it could happen later this week. Bishop, 28, played inside linebacker in the Packers’ 3-4 scheme. The Jaguars are expected to play a 4-3 defense this year.
Photo/Getty Images Desmond Bishop was released by the Packers Monday after missing all of last season. GREEN BAY – Six days after telling Desmond Bishop that they would release him if he didn’t accept a pay cut, the Green Bay Packers released the veteran inside linebacker Monday.Bishop, who missed all of last season with a ruptured hamstring tendon suffered in the Aug. 9 preseason opener at San Diego, did not participate in any of the team’s organized team activity practices or the mandatory minicamp.With Bishop’s injury and the team’s decision to re-sign Brad Jones, who took over after Bisho...