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Lights, Camera, Action Jackson (E114)

Hey guess what Ravens fans?!? We are 2-0!!! And Lamar Action Jackson is LEGIT!! But…… that’s what we have been saying all along! The guys dive into this weeks win over the Cardinals, and Suggs return home. What they liked, and what they didn’t. Their biggest challenge to date this season is up next, as they travel in to Arrowhead stadium to take on Pat MaHomie and the Chiefs! What is it going to take to beat this team? Will Lamar get his revenge on his only regular season loss? The guys go through their predictions for the game, and all the primetime games as always! The Terps crap the bed against Temple for the second year in a row. What went wrong? Can they get it fixed with a bye before they come back home to take on Penn State?!? We sure hope so!!

Not Bad for a RB (E113)

WOW!! What a week in the state for sports!! The Ravens and Lamar Jackson shut all the haters up in a BIG way!! What do the guys think of his performance against the Dolphins? HOLLYWOOD!! The Ravens newest WR makes a big splash in his first career game! Can the guys keep this up when they come home this week to host the Cardinals? What are some players to be on the look out for? The Terps CRUSH the Orangemen, 63-20 in College Park!! Is this team for real?? Or are we playing out of our minds? Could Temple be a trap game? If they can beat the Owls, and rest up during the bye week.. Do they have a shot at beating Penn State in prime time?? All this and more!!! Check it out!

#LamarEffect 2.0 (E112)

The Ravens make it official with their 53 man roster. What players are the guys surprised are still with the team, and who are they surprised that are not? What to expect looking at the upcoming season opener versus the Dolphins! Will Lamar put on a show? The guys bring back their Primetime Predictions! The Terps win in a BIG way against Howard! 79-0?!? Fred seems to be pretty amped up over the thrashing! With the 22nd ranked Syracuse Orangemen coming to town next week, what does the team need to do to win? The Orioles are still doing Oriole things… . Mike Elias announces that Ryan Mountcastle will NOT be called up! What do the guys think is the reasoning behind that? Come check it out!!

Making Tough Decisions (E111)

It’s almost cut down time, as the Ravens prepare for week 4 of the preseason! Who is on the bubble, and who do the guys think will win their spots on the 53 man roster? Does Trace McSorley have a place with this team? How many WR’s will they carry? Has Alaka done enough to be the un-drafted free agent that makes the team this season? Mike Elias makes some cuts within the front office and scouting departments. Was this the right time? Scott seems to think this should have happened before the season started. Some young birds are lighting it up down in the minors, and the guys are here to fill you in! Mike Locksley finally names his starting QB for this Saturday’s Howard game! Will it be last years starter in Piggy, or the new transfer in Jackson? You’ll have to listen to get your answers!!

Pack Your Bags (E110)

The guys are all back together in the studio for this weeks show! The Ravens continue their dominance of preseason football. Coach Harbaugh announces a potential BIG loss for the season. The guys five their takes on who should step up as a replacement. What should we expect to see in this weeks game against the Eagles? The Orioles bring up the first piece of their future. Some other big names down on the farm have some big weeks! The Terps get prepped for their opening game against Howard. Who will start at QB? Could we see a carousel of players at the position? A big name makes an appearance on campus for the first time! And McGregor fights, plane flights, and lack of skills in this weeks Good, Bad, and Ugly! Tune in!!

Behind Enemy Lines (E109)

The Ravens wrap up an impressive shut out win against the Jaguars, even if it was preseason week 1. The guys give their takes on what they liked, and what they didn't from the game. The Packers come to town for the second preseason game, and Fred has a couple of things he is going to be paying extra attention to! The Orioles are setting all kinds of MLB and personal records, but most of which are NOT in a good way! Scott gives his take on what is going on with this bi-polar team. The Terps start preparations for their season opener against Howard. Who will be starting at QB? Fred gives his prediction. And you can't miss this weeks Good, Bad, and Ugly!!

Let The New Era Begin (E108)

After taking a week off, the guys are BACK with a LOT to cover! Fred and Scott spend some time down at Ravens training camp! What did they like, and what didn’t they like? A couple of players get ejected from practice! Is John Harbaugh posturing on his stance about how much Lamar will run the ball this season? Fred sure thinks so. The Orioles adopt a new fan base from across the pond! Anthony Santander experienced it first hand! The Terps get off to a rough start with practices as they lose a key cog to the football team for the upcoming season. All this and more!!!

The Moose is Loose (E107)

All of the OG’s are back in the studio for this weeks show!! The guys talk about their childhood memories surrounding a couple of new MLB Hall of Famer’s. Mike Mussina and Harold Baines talk about their time in Baltimore. The Orioles get some good pitching, and pick up a series win against the Red Sox. Scott talks about Lamar working out with his wide receivers. What position will be more critical to this teams success this season? The TE’s or WR’s? A trio of Terps make their presence known at Big Ten Media day! Anthony McFarland has an interesting take on his NFL prospect. Come check this weeks show out!!

All Outta Cash (E106)

Scott is off saving puppies, while Fred is joined in studio by his Shell-N-Tell co-host, Ryan Schammel. The guys dive into the recent trade of Andrew Cashner to the Red Sox. Right move? Who might be next? Lamar Jackson was seen putting in work with his receivers down in Florida. Is the extra work a good thing, or do people make more of it than it is? Fred has some beef with some recent ESPN and rankings. Ryan is chomping at the bit for this upcoming Terps football season! A couple of Terps make some prestigious awards watch lists. This is a fun and entertaining show!! Tune in!!!

Some Stranger Things (E105)

Fred is BACK in the studio for this weeks show!! The guys talk All Star game festivities, and get in a little debate about the Home Run derby format. Should Vladdy have lost when he hit almost 100 homeruns in total? The guys make their predictions for the game itself. The Ravens have some question marks with their pass rush, but Fred has some high expectations for rookie Jaylon Ferguson! Speaking of rookies, released their top 10 list for who they think will be in the running for this years Rookie of the Year award. Where does Hollywood Brown make the list? Vegas isn’t very high on the Terps football team this season, and the guys are ready to run to Vegas and throw some money down! And some interesting debates on this weeks Good, Bad, and Ugly! You don’t want to miss this weeks show!!

Young Guns (E104)

While Fred is home recovering from a dental procedure, Scott has IT Blake step up to the mic!! They are also joined by Super Fan, James Corruzi. They talk the Orioles lone All-Star selection, John Means! As happy as they are for him, they are equally upset that Trey Mancini gets snubbed. How do his numbers compare to some others that were selected? The Orioles sign 27 international prospects! Thats the same number in one year, that they have done in their past 3 seasons combined! New Ravens wide receiver Marquise Brown, buys some “gifts” for his parents. How are the guys handling not having the iconic names around anymore? Are they ready for the new era? The Terps continue to fill the funnel of prospects with some really nice commits! The guys talk about a new Terps only podcast adventure that Fred has started called Shell-N-Tell. They will have a familiar name on their first show. All this and more!! Come check it out!

The Center Of Attention (E103)

On this weeks show, special guest Matt Skura of the Ravens joins the guys to talk the upcoming season! How is he feeling about the new offense, and the excitement around the team. Was he a Steelers fan growing up? Who is in line to field punts this year? Trace McSorley? The Orioles sign their new cornerstone player, to a record deal!! And Manny Machado makes his anticipated return to Baltimore. Was he cheered, or boo'd? Bruno Fernando is headed to the Hawks, after a draft day trade! The Terps south are forming in Atlanta! You don't want to miss this show!

It's Gettin' Saucy (E102)

On this weeks show, Fred and Scott give their takes on the Ravens after OTA’s. Has anything changed with expectations? Can we see the DB’s lead this defense again? What will the WR core look like? Could we see any unexpected names make the 53 man roster? The Orioles and Brandon Hyde are not happy! The guys talk about Hyde’s recent remarks, and his ejection over the weekend. The bullpen continues to struggle…When is enough, enough with Givens and Castro?!?! Scott thinks Castro should start! The Terps land a couple of BIG commits for the 2020 football team! They continue to add to their stable of running backs. The basketball team makes an offer for a 4 star, 7’ tall center! Maybe a replacement for Bruno? The case against Damonte Dodd finally has reached a close. And you won’t want to miss Scott’s story for the Ugly, on this weeks Good, Bad, and Ugly!! Tune in!

High Expectations (E101)

This week, the fellas dive into Ravens mandatory mini camp. Michael Pierce shows up a little “tubby” to practice. So out of shape that Harbaugh and staff pulled him off the field in fear of his safety! Thats alarming for a guy in his contract year. Fred is feeling good about Chris Moore coming in to this season. The Orioles are dropping like flies as the injury bug hits the team. The guys try to find some silver lining stories with the team. The Terps make a big hire for the mens basketball team, and they land a HUGE transfer from a top program on the football squad!! But not all things are up and up for the Locksley family this week. All this and more!! Check it out!

Keepin' It 100!! (E100)

Its EPISODE 100!!! We go LIVE from Pizza Johns in Essex to celebrate with a bunch of our biggest BS supporters!! Fred takes a trip down memory lane with some old faces of the show. Former hosts Matt Talley and Ryan Hewitt join to chat with the guys about their time on the show. The guys interject some fun with trivia throughout the show, and giveaway some nice items all courtesy off our great sponsors! And of course, they talk the Orioles and their number 1 overall pick in this years MLB draft, Adley Rutchsman. The Ravens miss out on adding Gerald McCoy into the mix. Our TerpsBSpert Ryan Schammel joins to talk all things Terps. Fred and Ryan make a special announcement about something they are working on. You can’t miss this show!!! From all of us at Birdland BS, THANK YOU for the continued support!!!

Got 99 Problems (E99)

We are 1 WEEK AWAY from our 100th episode!! On this weeks show, Fred and Scott get into another debate over the recent media take on Lamar Jackson. Are his struggles cause for concern this early on? Haloti Ngata will sign a one day contract, to retire with the Ravens. The guys talk about if he is a sure fire Ring of Honor candidate, or possibly Hall of Fame? The Orioles continue to struggle, but Fred just doesn’t care!! He is trying to get Scott to see the silver linings with this team. DJ Stewart gets the call up, as Chris Davis hits the IL. Former Terp, Steve Blake is in the running for an assistant coaching spot in the NBA. The guys think he would be a great fit as a coach. All this and more!!! Check it out!

Return Of The Mack (E98)

Ravens OTA’s are underway, and what are the guys most excited for? Fred talks Lamar Jackson and what he wants to see most from him during drills. The Ravens bring in some veterans to help with depth and a familiar face in Pernell McPhee. What do the guys think they add to this roster? The Orioles reach new lows….What do they do to get it corrected? Now that they are a 1/4 of the way through the season, what does Scott think is a “win” for this team record wise to finish the season out? A certain Terp was the “Center” of attention at the NBA combine. Where will he end up being drafted? There is a lot of money and some middle fingers in this weeks Good / Bad / Ugly segment! Tune in!

Locked And Overloaded? (E97)

All the guys are back together in the studio for this weeks show! The guys dive into the sudden abundance of WR’s that the Ravens have. Could we see some names that were recent draft picks, looking for jobs? How about the RB position? Could Kenneth Dixon be on the outside looking in? Fred and Scott make their picks as to which undrafted free agent is most likely to make the 53 man roster this season. James from Pizza Johns makes a special delivery during the Brew of The Week segment!! Who says Pizza John’s doesn’t deliver?!?! Fred and Scott get into a debate over some current Orioles players. Should Dwight Smith Jr be a trade piece at the deadline if he continues to perform? Scott breaks down why juiced baseballs is a better option then allowing players to use performance enhancing drugs. The Terps have an exciting looking incoming class this year. Fred talks about some of the BIG names coming in. All this and more!!! Check it out!!

Rookie Showcase (E96)

Guess who’s back….back again….Freddro’s back….Tell your friends!!! Thats right!! After missing his first episode EVER, Fred is back in the studio this week with Scott, to talk all things Baltimore sports! The guys dive into their takes on this years draft class, now that we have had a chance to see some of them in Rookie minicamp. Could this offense take things to another level this season? The Terps announce a BIG commitment on the mens hoops squad! A 7’3” shot blocking three point shooter?? Fred seems to think Bruno may have had a say in the matter. Scott talks some lady Terps. The guys get into their weekly Bro’s, Bo’s, and O’s and the Good, Bad, and Ugly of the week. Dylan Bundy and John Means were dominate in their recent starts. The fellas announce their plans for their 100th EPISODE at none other then PIZZA JOHNS!!! Thats right!! Come hang out, enjoy a live show, and eat some of the best pizza in Maryland on June 4th at 7pm at Pizza John’s in Essex!! It should be a fun night!!!

Need 4 Speed (E95)

With the 2019 NFL Draft in the books, and Fred out recovering, Scott and Bryan are joined in Studio by Super fan of the show James. The guys break down the Picks made by Eric DeCosta in his 1st draft as GM of the Ravens. DeCosta Definitely had a “Need 4 Speed”, and it showed with several picks in this draft. They also give their opinions on the draft pick they feel will have the biggest impact, and give their overall Winning and Losing teams from this years draft. Several Terps found their new homes in the draft as well and one surprising Terp went UNDRAFTED! The Orioles are struggle bus hit the road for some more losses and the guys split hairs during this weeks Good, Bad, and Ugly. They round out the show when, hesitantly, Scott brings up the Question: Were the Caps beaten by Carolina in Game 7, or did they Beat themselves? All this and more! Check it out!