Jets Promote OLB Freddie Bishop to Active Roster

Posted Oct 7, 2017

First-Year ‘Backer Registered 17 Tackles, 2 TFL in 2016-17

The Jets activated OLB Freddie Bishop from the practice squad.

Bishop, a CFL transplant, has totaled 17 tackles, two of which were for loss, in regular season action over the past two years. The 6’3”, 255-pounder started three games in 2016 for the Green & White.

After spending the summer with the Jets, Bishop was waived Sep. 3. He signed to the practice squad the next day and was activated for the Raiders game in Week 2, but was released shortly thereafter. The Western Michigan product signed to the team's practice squad Oct. 4.