The Jets promoted Bishop to their 53-man roster Saturday, Brian Costello of the New York Post reports. Bishop has moved from the Jets' practice squad to their active roster frequently over the past two seasons. He could potentially see a relatively healthy workload Sunday against the Browns, due to the injuries to Josh Martin and Dylan Donahue.
Bishop was promoted from the practice squad to the Jets' active roster Friday, Calvin Watkins of NewsDay.com reports. Bishop spent training camp with the Jets but was unable to make it through final roster cuts. Ultimately, the 27-year-old landed on the team's practice squad. He now figures to provide depth at linebacker for Sunday's matchup against the Raiders.
Bishop (neck) returned to practice Thursday, Eric Allen of the Jets' official site reports. Bishop missed a few days of practice due to a neck stinger, but he was a full participant on Thursday and isn't expected to miss any more time due to the injury.
Bishop was sidelined for Monday's practice due to a neck stinger, Rich Cimini of ESPN reports. Bishop played in four games for the Jets last season. He is currently competing for a role providing depth at outside linebacker, so a quick return to practice figures to increase his chances. However, the severity of his injury is unknown at this time.
A day after signing defensive lineman Israel Idonije, the Lions released defensive end Freddie Bishop, according to MLive.com. Bishop wasn't expected to be a major contributor.