Birdland BS

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

Episode 85: Mile High Goodbye

BREAKING NEWS!!!! Fred and Scott give you their takes on the announcement of Manny Machado agreeing to a 10 year, $300 million dollar contract with the San Diego Padres!!! Is this guy living the life or WHAT?!? Ravens fans say goodbye to Joe Flacco, as the team announces a trade is in place to trade him to Denver for a 4th rd pick! Good move for Decosta? The Orioles sign a couple of veterans. Do you like the moves? Are you excited for this process? The guys give you a couple of prospects to get excited about that the team could have on their radar for this years draft! Another iconic voice unplugs the mic for the Birds….Farewell, Joe Angel….Terps play sloppy in Ann Arbor….Can they pull it together and win a big road game against Iowa? All this and more!!!

Episode 84: Legends Never Die

On this weeks show, we pay homage to an Orioles legend, with the passing of Frank Robinson at the age of 83. Fred thinks Frank may be one of the most under-appreciated legends in MLB history. The guys get into some stories of Frank and his career legacy as a player and manager. With spring training on the horizon, and pitchers and catchers reporting tomorrow, the fellas break down the starting rotation. What may the starting five look like come opening day? Special guest, and Birdland BS super fan, Ryan Schammel joins the show to talk some Maryland Terps! With National Signing Day in the books, what does this years recruiting class look like? Who might we see carry the Terps moving forward? The mens basketball team bounces back in a BIG way, with two BIG conference wins against Nebraska and Purdue. Can this team get it all together to make a run at the tournament? All this and more!! Come check it out!!!

Episode 83: Reeeeedd

Well…It WAS Groundhog week after all!! The Patriots win the Super Bowl, AGAIN! The guys break down the snooze fest of a game… Was Julian Edelman the right choice for MVP? Did Gronk play his last NFL game? Ed Reed is elected to the Hall of Fame! Scott gives his take on who his choice for Greatest Raven of All Time is! Eric Decosta has his first press conference as Ravens GM? Will we see a change in philosophy? And do the Ravens explore Colin Kaepernick as an option for their back up QB? The Terps continue to struggle! Can this team bounce back and get straightened out to face Nebraska and Purdue this week? The Orioles sign Jesus! Scott gives you his take on the new catcher. All this and MORE!!! CHECK IT OUT!!

Episode 82: Tides Are Turning

On this weeks show, Fred and Scott talk the John Harbaugh press conference. What were their key takeaways? The guys talk the Ravens first round draft pick of 2019! Who are their top 5 potential candidates for the Ravens at the 22nd overall pick? Super Bowl week is here! The Rams will be taking on the dynasty squad of the Patriots! They recap who they picked last week to win and give their takes on some CRAZY facts surrounding the game! The Terps continue to struggle as they lose to Illinois. What does it take to ensure this team does not go into a free fall?! Scott attended Orioles FanFest this weekend. What were the takeaways? Check this weeks show out to hear all of this and more!

Episode 81: BS Awards Show

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!! We have joined the BIG PLAY family! We will be working under their umbrella as their Baltimore regional show! Big shout out to Big Play Dave, and the entire team! On this weeks show, Fred and Scott talk the John Harbaugh contract extension. Happy with the decision? The fellas give out their BS awards for the Ravens 2018 season! The Super Bowl is set, and the Rams will be taking on the dynasty squad of the Patriots! Who do you have winning the BIG GAME?!? The Terps stumble in Ann Arbor. Can they pull it together to win a couple of games they SHOULD win on paper? The guys dive into the Manny Machado saga...$175 million dollar man? Come check it out!!!

Episode 80: Legend vs Apprentice

On this weeks show, Fred and Scott give some latest news and updates around the Ravens. They also dive into the latest NFL playoff weekend, and give predictions heading into Conference Championship Week! The Terps mens basketball team is flying high, and are back into the top 25! And the Orioles make some interesting announcements! CHECK THIS OUT!!

Episode 79: Festivus Predictivus

Well, the 2018 season is officially a wrap for the Ravens. Fred, Scott, and this weeks special guest Sonny from SZG Sports break down the loss to the Chargers. What went wrong with the offensive line? How does Marty Mornhinweg NOT make any adjustments? And Fred gets a little heated when Scott brings up Joe Flacco being available….Should the Ravens have brought him in? What players will be back with the team in 2019? The guys break down the Terps basketball teams performance over the last week. Big wins against Nebraska, Rutgers, and Minnesota. Can this young team get through the big test of the Big Ten matchups? All this and more!!! Come check it out!!!

Episode 78: Kings In The North

THEY DID IT!!! AFC NORTH CHAMPS!!! Fred and Scott here to breakdown the Ravens vs Browns game! Baker Mayfield has a great game against this Ravens secondary! The Ravens rushing attack was lethal!! Kenneth Dixon ran like a man possessed!! Can this team carry this same kind of scheme and winning formula into the playoffs? The Chargers come to M&T Bank for this weeks Wild Card playoff game! Fred gives his keys to victory on offense, while Scott gives his take defensively. The Terps mens basketball team bounces back against Nebraska, after a rough week. Does this team have a chance in the Big Ten and making the NCAA tourney? Be sure to tune in for all of this, and more!!

Episode 77: Opportunity Knocking

Welp!! The Ravens pulled it off!! The team wins a BIG road game out in Los Angeles over the Chargers! This was the test of all tests for this team, and on short rest, were able to get the job done!! We talk all things Ravens with our special guest, Kyle Andrews from 105.7 the Fan! We even do some Q & A for all of our fans! Kyle gives his two minute take on the Orioles latest changes! Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday’s from all of us at Birdland BS!! Be Safe!!!

Episode 76: Deja Vu

It’s our Holiday Special!!! Santa Fred and Elf Scott breakdown the Ravens sloppy win vs the Buccaneers! Does this team have a legit shot at the playoffs? Would you prefer the Ravens to miss the playoffs, to force a coaching change? Do you prefer this team to give it their all, with the chance of Harbaugh making the playoffs and getting an extension? Big match-up this week in LA, against the 11-3 Chargers!! Is this Philip Rivers best season as a pro? Could he be a candidate for MVP this season? The Terps drop out of the top 25 rankings. Will Turgeon make the necessary changes to feed the post and get his big men involved more in the offense? The Orioles make it official with the hiring of Brandon Hyde as their new manager! Do you like the move? Could we see Adam Jones back in the Orange and Black? You do NOT want to miss this fun episode!!!

Episode 75: The #LamarEffect

The Ravens lose a heartbreaker to the Chiefs in overtime….. Fred and Scott go at it yet AGAIN on the #LamarEffect!! Would Joe have been able to win this game? Who should be the starter for the rest of the season? And oh yeah!! Patrick Mahomes?? In case you haven’t been paying attention…The kid is pretty good!! The team is only a 1/2 game back from the Steelers for the division lead, with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers coming to town! Can they make a playoff push? The guys breakdown all things involving the Maryland Terps athletics!!! The Orioles break news right before the show, that they have hired their new manager!! TUNE IN TO FIND OUT!!!!

Episode 74: It's Lamar SZN

Just when you thought the debate was over!!! OHHH NOOOOO!!! It’s just BEGUN!!!! Fred and Scott breakdown the Ravens win in Atlanta! And things get a bit heated in the studio!! Who’s side are you on? The defense is playing lights out football! Good to see the pass rush back!! The guys break the latest news surrounding the University of Maryland’s new Head Coach, Mike Locksley!! They also take a dive into the Terps mens basketball team. Could this team be dangerous come March?? Mike Elias makes some moves, and narrows his search down for a new field manager! YOU CAN’T MISS THIS ONE!!!!!!

Episode 73: Baby Birds Caw

This weeks show Fred and Scott have special guest, Matt Stevens of The Ravens Wire and host of The Locked On Ravens podcast!! Matt gives his insight into the Ravens recent success. What do the guys think about the BIG DEBATE?? Is Joe or Lamar the better option moving forward? Is Matt Judon a little immature? Who is the teams best player at this point? Fred and Scott break down the Terps season. Did Matt Canada do enough to keep the head coaching job? Would Mike Locksley be a better fit? The Orioles and new GM Mike Elias gets to work right away!! Who was his first hire? All this and more, you cant miss it!!!!

Episode 72: Run Lamar RUN

On this weeks show, Scott is back in studio as he returns home from Florida. The fellas give you their take on Lamar Jackson’s first NFL start and win. Who is this guy Gus Edwards? Is there drama building with the wide receiver group? Where did this teams pass rush go? Is it time for Terrell Suggs to be a situational pass rusher? Can the Ravens win back to back at home, with their matchup this week against Da Raiders? Fred takes a trip down to College Park with a friend of the show, and gets treated to the college football game of the year!! Even in a loss, is it enough for the Terps to be bowl eligible? Can they pull off the upset against Penn State? The fellas break down the Orioles hiring of Mike Elias as their new Executive Vice President and GM. Fred seems to think this hiring was a homerun!! You can’t miss this action packed show!!!

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!