Packers reportedly shopping LB Desmond Bishop

Andy Lyons

After addressing defense early, the Packers are reportedly looking to move a top defender.

After improving their defense in the first round with Datone Jones, reports have the Packers going in a different direction -- shopping inside linebacker Desmond Bishop during the latter rounds on the NFL draft.

In a report by Lori Nickel, there are conflicting reports on the interest in moving Bishop. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network said the team were looking to make a move, but the organization has denied that they have made calls. That doesn't mean they haven't listened to offers, but they are denying a willingness to move the veteran linebacker.

The fifth-year player is coming off the best season of his career. Starting 13 games in 2012, he finished with 115 tackles and five sacks. On the surface, it seems unusual the Packers would look to move him, but with the late rounds of the draft filled with linebackers, and Bishop coming off injury -- they could look to move in a different direction.

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