Podcast Episode 63: Reed enshrined, Ravens prepare for live action, and Villar makes history

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Welcome to Episode 63 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with Jake McDonnellNolan McGraw, and Ian Schultz.

The Charm City Bird Watch Podcast is brought to you by the Big Heads Media Podcast Network. Big Heads brings you several different podcasts (including Two Rash Challenges) ranging from sports, games, pop culture, comedy, and much more.

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Podcast Episode 62: Baysox voice Adam Pohl joins us hours before trade deadline, plus Ian’s training camp notes

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Welcome to Episode 62 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with Jake McDonnellNolan McGraw, and Ian Schultz.

The Charm City Bird Watch Podcast is brought to you by the Big Heads Media Podcast Network. Big Heads brings you several different podcasts (including Small Town Secrets) ranging from sports, games, pop culture, comedy, and much more.

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Podcast Episode 12: Dissecting the horrible mess that is the Maryland Football program

Welcome to Episode 12 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with site owner Jake McDonnell, editor Nolan McGraw, and author Ian Schultz.

Unfortunately, this week’s show kicks off with a lengthy discussion surrounding the horrible mess that is the Maryland Football program (0:52). Last week, ESPN released a detailed report siting several current University of Maryland football players and other people close to the organization calling it a “toxic culture” under head coach D.J. Durkin. On June 13, Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair passed away after the 19-year-old had passed out during an outdoor football workout on May 29.

Since the report became public, coach Durkin has been placed on administrative leave while the investigation continues. Both the University of Maryland’s athletic department and the university itself are being questioned about their lack of attention to McNair’s situation following the May 29 practice.

After the Maryland segment concludes, Jake and Ian go into a lengthy conversation about the Baltimore Ravens (17:50) Following the Ravens’ 33-7 win over the Rams on Thursday, the guys tell you who’s trending, either in a good or bad way (21:12). The crew also discusses the latest training camp nuggets (30:34) and tells you what to watch for next Monday night as the Ravens hit the road to take on the Indianapolis Colts in more preseason action (33:30).

Up next, Jake and Ian talk about the extremely early exit of the Orioles from the American League East division race (36:40). In fact, the Orioles officially being eliminated on August 10 is the earliest date in the divisional era that a team has been out of the race for their team’s division. But it’s not all bad, because this Orioles segment wraps up with some talk on the call-up of Cedric Mullins and Adam Jones moving to right field (41:11).

To wrap up the show, we dive into our weekly numbers segment, taking a look at the best Ravens & Orioles players to wear the number 12 (44:57).

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