Birdland BS

Baltimore's best sports podcast with a lot of BS opinion

Episode 71: Bye Week Blues

Ryan joins Fred in studio this week, with Scott joining from Siesta Key Florida, to discuss the bye week drama surrounding the Ravens. Are the John Harbaugh rumors true? Is he heading toward a mutual split at the end of the season with the Ravens? Or was this the plan all along? Fred seems to think it was. There are reports out that Joe Flacco is dealing with an injured hip, and could miss this week against the Bengals. Have we seen the last of Flacco in Baltimore? Is it Lamar Jackson time? Or is RGIII the smarter move? Here comes those pesky Bengals yet AGAIN with a chance to end the Ravens playoff hopes. Will this be the time the Ravens are able to get over that hump? The Terps miss out of a BIG opportunity to become bowl eligible with a tough loss to Indiana. Not only did they lose the game, but they also lost starting QB Kasim Hill to another knee injury. Do they have any shot against the Buckeyes? TUNE IN!!!!

Episode 70: Blurred Lines

Fred is joined in studio by special guest, and one of Birdland BS biggest supporters, James Coruzzi! Scott chimes in from the minivan in Florida! The fellas breakdown the disappointing loss at home to the Steelers. What happened to the defense? Where is the pass rush? Is it time for a change at the top? The team isn’t practicing during the bye week?? A lot of questions around this team!! The fellas give an update on the Terps football situation. After being reinstated, not even 24 hours later, DJ Durkin is fired as Head football coach at Maryland. Right move, poorly handled? Come give this a listen!!

Episode 69: Ravens Get Clawed

The Ravens are in a familiar place yet again!! 4-4 on the season after their terrible loss to the Panthers in Carolina. The next two games are critical, and it starts with the Steelers coming to town! Can this defense turn it around against Big Ben, AB, James Connor, Ju Ju, and Co?? The Ravens make a trade deadline move to bring in Ty Montgomery from Green Bay. How does he fit into the offense? The fellas dive into the ruling surrounding DJ Durkin and his future with the Terps. Is it the right move bringing him back? Fred and Scott have some strong opinions on this!! The Red Sox are World Series Champs!! A familiar face wins the MVP award. You don’t want to miss this one!!!

Episode 68: What The Tuck?!?

Fred and Scott breakdown the heartbreaking loss to the Saints. They discuss the missed extra point by Mr. Automatic, Justin Tucker. Will he be able to get over the mental hurdle of the miss? Drew Brees gets another milestone. At 4-3, what will it take for the Ravens to make the playoffs? Cam Newton and the Panthers are up next! Can the Ravens defense maintain its intensity for all four quarters? How do you stop Cam? The Terps are shutout in Iowa. What went wrong? Can they bounce back against Illinois? The World Series is through game 1, and the Red Sox are off and running! Who do the guys think wins it all??? All this and more, COME CHECK IT OUT!!!

Episode 67: It's A Sack Party

WHAT A PERFORMANCE BY THE RAVENS DEFENSE!!! Fred and Scott dive into the BIG win in Tennessee! 106 total yards is NOT a winning formula for the Titans! The Ravens set a franchise record for sacks in a single game with 11!! Fred dives into some interesting stats on Joe Flacco. Can the defense repeat that kind of effort with the Saints coming to town? Will Drew Brees do Drew Brees things against us? The guys make their weekly predictions. The Terps with a big win against Rutgers! Now sitting at 4-2 on the season, the team is only 2 wins away from bowl eligibility. Can they get an upset win against #19 Iowa? The fellas announce their Birdland BS Swag Bag giveaway winner! Come check this weeks episode out!!!

Episode 66: Doo Doo Browns

Welp….The Ravens dropped a deuce in Cleveland…..Fred and Scott break down the disappointing loss to the Browns. Fred tells the fans to back of the ledge, and take a breath! What is going on with Michael Crabtree? Will the team ever commit to a more balanced attack?? The team heads into Tennessee to square off with the Titans. Can the pass rush make Marcus Mariota uncomfortable? Will Dean Pees have an impact against this Ravens team that he knows so well? The Terps get manhandled in Ann Arbor. Time to get every win they can, and it starts this coming week against a 1-5 Rutgers team. The goal is to be bowl eligible this season! The Orioles make it official with the announcement that Dan Duquette and Buck Showalter are not being offered new contracts for the up coming season. So who’s next in line? Billy Ripken? Mike Bordick? All this and more!!! COME CHECK IT OUT!

Episode 65: A Steel In Pittsburgh

BOOM!!!! Now THAT’S how you handle Steelers week in Pittsburgh!! The guys breakdown the BIG win versus the Steelers on Sunday Night Football! Just how good is Joe Flacco and the offense this season? Could hen really throw for 5000 yards?! Can this defense stay on this kind of pace? No touchdowns given up in the second half of games this entire season!!!! We are off to the Dawg Pound in Cleveland this week?? Is Baker Mayfield for real?? This won’t be a layup victory for the Ravens, thats for sure! The Terps travel to Michigan to take on the number 15 ranked Wolverines. Can the run game produce against some of the best in the Big 10?? Fans say goodbye for the last time (more than likely) to Adam Jones….Is he a lock for the Orioles Hall of Fame? TUNE IN FOR ALL THIS AND MORE!!!

Episode 64: Buck The Broncos

This week on the show, it’s Fred and Ryan in the studio while Scott is preparing for surgery. GET BETTER SOON SCOTT!!! The guys break down the big AFC win at home against the Broncos! Can this offense sustain this kind of success? How did the offensive line hold up against the pass rush of Von Miller and Bradley Chubb? The Ravens show more balance on offense. With it being Steelers week, will this be the classic low scoring close game? Or will this be an offensive shootout? Can the Ravens secondary manage to contain the Steelers weapons? The Terps slam the Gophers back into the ground!! Can this offense run the ball like this against the powers to be in the Big10?? Fred gets down and dirty on his feelings about the Dan Duquette and Buck Showalter expiring contracts. Is it the right move to bring Dan back? You can’t miss this one!!!

Episode 63: A Bengal Beatdown

The fellas recap what was a mauling in Cincinnati, and an awful showing by the Ravens defense. What went wrong with the offense and defensive lines? CJ Mosley gets injured early, and instant confusion set in on the field for the team. Can the team bounce back in week 3 at home against the 2-0 Broncos? Can the defense turn it up to make like miserable for Case Keenum? Will the running game FINALLY get on track? The pass rush of Miller and Chubb will be a problem!! Fred and Scott make their weekly NFL Primetime Predictions! The Terps stumble against Temple. What went wrong? Can they bounce back against Minnesota? The Orioles are 1 loss away from setting a franchise record for losses in a season. Also equally as bad, the team is setting records for lack of attendance. Scott goes on a rant about why the playoff run for Bowie is stunning the growth of the major league team, and having an effect on the attendance. This one you CAN’T MISS!!!!

Episode 62: Making It Rain

Week one of the NFL season is in the books!! The Ravens ROUT the Bills, 47-3!! Fred, Scott, and Ryan get a chance to hang out with YouTuber, Ingraven, at their tailgate and for the game! How did Joe look with his new weapons? What impressed the guys on defense? The team is moving on to Cinci, and the the thorn in our side Bengals. Is Joe Mixon a problem? Can the team repeat last years performance in Cinci? The Terps are 2-0 on the season!! Whats it going to take to become bowl eligible? The Orioles season can’t end soon enough…..Whats it going to take to see more of the young players? Be sure to check this out!!!!

Episode 61: The Time Is Now

The Time has COME!!!  Week One of the NFL season is just a few days away, and we couldn't be more excited!!!  Fred and Scott go to the final preseason game of the year against the Redskins.  They breakdown the 53 man roster cut down.  Who were the surprise cuts, and what bubble players made it?  Week by week win/loss predictions.  And an update on the Kaare Vedvik situation, that left the kicker/punter in a local Baltimore hospital.  Why won't the Orioles be calling up some of their young talent?  What does this team have to lose at this point?  The guys announce a potential sponsorship for the show, and a Facebook contest to win some Birdland BS swag!!  COME CHECK IT OUT!!!

Episode 60: Doctor Feel Good

On this weeks show, Fred and Scott are joined by Russell Street Report's Michael Telford, aka @ThisIsChibs from Twitter!  Chibs helps the guys breakdown the latest developments with the Ravens roster.  Does the team carry 3 QB's?  What WR's make the team?  Is CJ Mosley worth top 3 LB'er money?  They also get into the Orioles recent winning ways!   By that, we mean the last two games.....What's wrong with Dylan Bundy?  Can the team win 50 games?  YOU HAVE TO CHECK THIS EPISODE OUT!!!

Episode 59: Here We Go Again

Here we go again.....Jimmy Smith is handed down another suspension, and is set to miss the first 4 games of the Ravens season.  A damper on what has been a good preseason so far.  The guys recap what they liked, and what they didn't like from the Ravens 20-19 win over the Colts.  Some of the WR's on the bubble take a big step back....Fred is more convinced now then ever that the team will carry 3 QB's this year.  Is CJ Mosley worth the big contract he is going to demand?  The Orioles make MLB History!!  But, not in a good way......Is there a silver lining we can find with Cedric Mullins and some of the prospects down on the farm?  Fred announces a partnership with the guys over at Section 336!  BE SURE TO GIVE THIS A LISTEN!!!

Episode 58: Cedric The Entertainer

BUCKLE UP!!!  THIS IS A LONG ONE!!!  Fred and Scott go to training camp and the second game of the preseason for the Ravens.  They get into what they saw, and make some easrly predictions as to what the 53 man roster could look like this season....Cedric Mullins makes his big league debut, and it couldn't have happened a day sooner for Fred!!  They disect what was a very impressive debut.  You can't talk Maryland sports without talking about the situation and investigation going on at the University of Maryland right now....The fellas recap and give a little insight into that situation.  You have to check this one out!!!

Episode 57: Any Dawgs In Da' House

Are there Any Dawgs in da' House?! Fred and Scott reminisce of Ray Lewis' 33 minute HOF Speech. Fred talks about what he sees on offense, while Scott talks what needs to be done with Breshad Perriman. Then they discuss the Orioles' Nest and how our prospects of the future look and what role may they play. Fred introduces some comments from Adam Jones from a podcast interview with CC Sabathia, where he seemed to hold some strong opinions on waiving his 10-5 rights and possible Phillies trade. And last but not least after the 2-Minute Warning, Fred Brings Up the Browns hanging out in DA' WEEDS and showing up on HBO's Hard Knocks.

Episode 56: He Gone!!!

After having some technical difficulties with our live streams earlier, we come back with our Cliff Notes version of Episode 56!!! We talk all the latest trades and prospects surrounding the Orioles. Did we get enough for what we gave up? Should Dan Duquette be with the team after this season? The Ravens are two days away from the Hall of Fame game! What are we most excited to watch? Lamar Jackson and RGII? The revamped WR core? Are the Ravens playing short at the RB position? We also recap the latest news with the Baltimore Brigade and the Capitals!

Episode 55: We're Talkin Bout Practice

On this weeks episode, Fred dives into his first Ravens Training Camp Experience at the Castle.  He ran into a fellow YouTuber, Ingraven.  Hear what they had to say about their visit.  Scott breaks down the Manny trade, and the prospects the Orioles received.  Possible breaking news with Zach Britton being traded during the show?  The Brigade are on to the Championship, and host a home game this Saturday!  Come check it out!!

Episode 54: I'm Not Crying, You're Crying

It's All-Star gameday, and there are MANY tears in Baltimore over the inevitable departure of MANNY....Fred and Scott breakdown the latest trade rumors and potential pieces involving Machado.  The Ravens are seeing a bit of a youth movement on defense.  The guys breakdown some of their top young talent.  Could Matt Judon supplant Terrell Suggs as the Ravens team sack leader this season?  Who is on the Ravens PUP list to start the season?  The Brigade bounce back in a big way in their first playoff game of the season.  All of this and more, come check it out!!

Episode 53: Hey Now, You're An All-Star

If you are looking for a sports variety episode, this is IT!!!  The guys get into it all!!  From the latest domestic violence accusations against LeSean McCoy, to the Ravens being rumored about DeSean Jackson.  Could this be the most anticipated training-camp in Ravens history??  What does Lamar Jackson mean for the team nationally?  A former Oriole makes his first All Star game selection!!  The guys break down the awful All-Star selection process....Fred uses some choice word selection, that he will not be living down any time soon.....You HAVE to listen to hear!!!

Episode 52: What Time Is It

What time is it?!?!  GAMETIME!!!!  This week the guys reminisce on their memories of Mr. 52 himself, as Ray Lewis is set to be inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame in the coming weeks.  The Orioles are closing in on the deadline.  The talks of Manny are really heating up now.  The guys get into a debate about the DH position in baseball.  They share their experience from the press-box at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen.  Fred talks about his run in with a familiar number 23.  Scott dives into the purposed rules changes for the NFL kickoff.  The Caps are hanging on to a lot of pieces.  All this and more, come check it out!!