Breaking Down What Desmond Bishop Has to Offer

June 18, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If his serious hamstring injury from a season ago is completely healed, former Green Bay Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop can still be an effective three-down player with the ability to start right away on the inside of either a 3-4 or 4-3 defense. 
Released by the Packers Monday, Bishop is now a free agent capable of signing with any team he wishes.
Equally confident in their depth at inside linebacker and worried about the long-term health of the hamstring, the Packers made the decision to cut Bishop loose, per Ty Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. His release came on the heels of a report from ESPN Milwaukee's Jason Wilde a week earlier that had the Packers attempting to deal Bishop before an eventual parting of ways. 
The 28-year-old Bishop will now have a chance to prove he's still a starter in the NFL, given teams like what they see in medical check-ups of his hamstring. 
Bishop ruptured his right hamstring during the Packers' first prese...

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