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Legend vs Apprentice (E80)

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 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 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 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 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 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 51: Extra Extraaa!!!

On this weeks episode, Fred and Scott go behind the scenes as media with Baltimore's first place football team?  Barry Trotz wasn't wasting any time before signing with another club.  The Caps make a trade that allows them to keep one of their own.  The Ravens rookies are starting to get settled in.  The media has been pretty happy with what they see.  The guys try to brain storm what it is going to take to get fans back in the stands at Camden Yards.  Do you remember your first autograph?  Be sure to check us out on Spotify now!!  Go give us a follow!

Episode 49: We're Not Gonna Be Suck

The Washington Capitals are the 2018 Stanley Cup Champions!!  And the fellas are SURE ENJOYING EVERY SECOND OF IT!!  The team has a good core, but have some questions surrounding upcoming contracts.  Whats up with the disconnect between Baltimore and the DC fan base?  Will the Ravens be carrying 3 QB's this season?  What does that mean for Joe Flacco?  Fred and Scott get into some WAY TOO EARYL NFL predictions!  As an Orioles fan, would you give up 10 years of Ravens success for a World Series win for the birds?  The guys jump into all of this, in which ends up being the longest episode is Birdland BS history!  Come check it out!!

Episode 48: Knight Slayers

Do you have your Zoloft handy?!?  You are going to need it after this episode!  With the high of the Capitals being ONE WIN AWAY from the Stanley Cup, to the lows of the Orioles losing their last 7 and being the worst team in the MLB, to the optimism surrounding the Ravens and their new weapons!!!  If this isn't the most BiPolar episode in Birdland BS history, I don't know what is!!  Come join hosts Fred and Scott as they jump into all of these topics and more!

Episode 47: Capital Punishment

The Capitals make the Stanley Cup for the first time in 20 years!!!  Can Ovi lead the team to the title??  Just how good does Holtby have to be?  The embarassment that is the Orioles organization.  Is it time to replace Buck?  Is his message stale in the clubhouse?  Scott compares it to as familiar movie....Could Joe Flacco be in for a career season?  Fred thinks so!  Michael Crabtree, the next Steve Smith or Anquan Boldin?  Come check this weeks episode out!  #ALLCAPS

Episode 46: Backyard Baseball

LETS GO CAPS!!!!  The Eastern Conference Finals are tied up 3-3, and headed to game 7!  Time to lay the wood, and stay aggressive!  The Orioles struggles continue, as they lose 4 of 5.  Would someone actually take Chris Davis' contract, if it meant getting Machado and Britton?  OTA's are underway for the Ravens!  Fred dives into the value of getting an Orlando Brown Jr in the third round!  Looks like all smiles and high fives between Joe Flacco and Lamar Jackson!  Fred and Scott venture down memory lane as they take a trip to Harford Community College to catch the MIAA A Confernce Championship game.  They find some "gems" to highlight during the game.  Come check this episode out!!!

Episode 45: Strike While The Iron Is Hot

This week, Ryan comes back to join the show!  The Caps are up 2-0 in the Eastern Conference finals with the series coming back to Washington.  Ovi really stepping up and taking leadership of the team.  The Orioles lineup is finally starting to get healthy, as they welcome Jonathan Schoop and Mark Trumbo back to the lineup.  That sparks a 5-2 run with back to back series wins for the first time since August 2017.  But is it still time to cash in on Machado?  The Ravens could see a dual starting TE combo with their latest draft picks!  Just how much and how fast will Lamar Jackson get to play in Baltimore??  The guys get into it all!!