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Apr 20, 2018

The boys make it clear that the course of action for the Orioles needs to be drawn out in coming weeks, not months. We go over Ken Rosenthal's piece in The Athletic covering the O's front office flux, the past week in Orioles plight, desired roster changes and more!

Then we move on to the Ravens with our own insider Jason LaCanfora to discuss all the latest scuttlebut in terms of draft prospects and free agency, including Dez Bryant.

Our guest this week is one of the top Tight Ends in the upcoming draft, Ian Thomas. Ian's story growing up in Baltimore is nothing short of remarkable. We discuss the perseverance of his incredible family, and excitement going into the draft.

And as always we have our Minor Leaguer of the week, our homework assignment, and Jason's Married Guy rant!

Mar 23, 2018

We're just a week away from Opening Day and the Orioles are.... listening to our pleas?!

 

Jason and Jerry go in-depth on the newest addition to the Orioles, Alex Cobb, as well as the further developments of Spring Training.

 

Then we head to Sarasota where Jerry was able to catch up with Orioles Director of Player Development, Brian Graham! Brian gives us the lowdown on all of our (Jason's) minor league curiosities, including Ryan Mountcastle, DJ Stewart, Tanner Scott, Stevie Wilkerson, and more of our favorites from down the farm!

 

The boys also discuss another week in NFL Free Agency, including the Ravens' exciting addition of WR Michael Crabtree.

 

And as always, we have our homework, Jason's Married Guy Rant, and much more. Check it out!

Jan 27, 2018

We're privileged to be joined this week by Ravens' Tight End and all-around great human being, Ben Watson!

 

Ben talks about his efforts in the community, his rehab from a brutal achilles injury, considering his future, and more!

 

And as always, we have Jerry's homework, Jason's married guy rant, and much more!

Dec 21, 2017

Coming off a decisive victory against the formidable CLEVELAND BROWNS, the Ravens prepare for another slobberknocker matchup with the fighting Irsays!

Jason and Jerry give a full recap of Sunday's expected, but needed win in Cleveland before looking ahead to the Ravens' Saturday matchup against the Colts.

Then, the boys touch on the O's trepidation to actually keep themselves open to different sorts of trades involving Manny Machado -- and Jason has a trade proposal for a certain in-division rival.

We're joined this week by one of our favorite guests, our own VoiceOver talent, Kenny Albert! Kenny talks his experiences (or lackthereof) with Baltimore rats, life at Madison Square Garden, and!!! ...not much more.. hey, it's the holidays ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

And as always, we have Jason's Married Guy Rant, Adam's homework assignment (a special investigation edition!), and much more!

Dec 8, 2017

As the Ravens gear up for prime time rivalry week, Jason and Jerry recap Sunday's big win, Jimmy Smith's woes, and look ahead to Sunday night vs. the Steelers!

 

Then, we're privileged to be joined again by former Ravens running back Ray Rice.

Ray goes into detail about his work as a speaker, coach, and the rest of his life away from the playing field. As always, Ray is amazingly humble, candid, and accountable. Ray also shares his perspective on Colin Kaepernick's circumstance as someone who also has never gotten to work out with a team -- let alone get the chance to start again in the NFL. We also talk Ravens, mental wellness, building a post-playing career life, and more.

 

As always, we have Jason's Married Guy Rant, Adam's homework, and some Orioles talk hon!

Sep 20, 2017

As we here at B-more Opinionated get ready for the Ravens' big game in London, we've been listening to British Invasion music, watching Monty Python, catching up on some Premier League... and talking to the highest authorities of NFL's International efforts!

We're joined by Mark Waller, Executive Vice President of NFL International, to discuss the Ravens' contingent of fans in the U.K., the NFL's increasing efforts in Europe, England's reception of the sport, and even her majesty The Queen's take on the game.

 

Jason and Jerry also talk the Ravens' impressive 2-0 start, the O's not-so-impressive performance, and more!

 

As always we have Jerry's (pawned off) homework, Jason's Angry Married Guy Rant (a redux), and our picks of the week. Don't miss it!

Sep 14, 2017

We are officially back in the swing of things with football season in full effect!

Jason La Canfora and Jerry Coleman give a full postmortem on the Ravens impressive 20-0 shutout in Cincinnati, talking dominating defense and a cautious Joe Flacco. Then, we look ahead for the team's Week 2 home opener against the Browns.

Meanwhile, Orioles baseball is still drudging along and Jason has another loud and clear message for our beloved directionless birds.

DJ Durkin then joins the show to talk the University of Maryland's phenomenal start to the season, recruiting, and more!

As always we have Jerry's homework, Jason's married guy rant, and more!

Aug 7, 2017

Muggsy Bogues joins the pod ahead of ESPN's 30 for 30 special, "The Boys of Baltimore." The diminutive giant of Baltimore basketball talks the unprecedented and one-in-a-million story of the 1981-1983 Dunbar High School team that would not be stopped.

We also talk an encouraging week at Camden Yards ahead of the O's trip out west, the Ravens' growing infirmary, and catch up with journeyman Tight End Phillip Supernaw whose life was a revolving door at The Castle in Owings Mills before finding his footing with the Tennesee Titans.

 

Plus we have our Minor Leaguers of the Week, Jerry's homework, Jason's married guy rant, and more!

May 26, 2017

With the news of the NFL rolling back punishment for excessive celebrations after touchdowns, we at the BMO Show felt it was only appropriate that we brought on one of the biggest experts on the NFL's hypocrisy: Chad Johnson.

Ochocinco goes into detail with Jason and Jerry about his unique relationships with Roger Goodell, Marvin Lewis, and other memories from his playing days against the Ravens.

We also check in on the sputtering Orioles as Baltimore looks to recover from a bad case of Ubaldo.

As always, we also get into Jerry's homework assignment, Jason's married guy rant and Minor Leaguer of the week, plus much more!

May 3, 2017

On the other side of the 2017 NFL Draft, Jerry and Jason are back to discuss everything about the Ravens' selections. The guys spar over the Ravens mentality and their decision to forego offensive weapons in the draft (3:00) before we welcome in the team's Assistant General Manager, Eric DeCosta (14:00). Eric and Jason go pick by pick for the birds, and discuss some of the tough decisions the team faced throughout the draft including O.J. Howard, Ryan Anderson, and others! Plus get the lowdown on how the team sought after Marlon Humphrey, Tim Williams, and the rest of the 2016 draft class.

We're also talking Orioles, Adam Jones and the indefensible Red Sox fans (38:00); Jason's married guy rant, Coleman's homework... And last but certainly not least, learn the degrees of separation between Uncle Jerry and supermodel legend Elle Macpherson (I guarantee it's less than you think). It's a packed show on this week's episode of BMore Opinionated!

Apr 26, 2017

Jason and Jerry are back to discuss a big week in Baltimore sports. First, we gear up for this week's NFL Draft -- going over every possible Ravens option in the first rounds one more time, and then cover the rest of the division's draft forecast.

The guys also touch on Manny Machado's dust up with Dustin Pedroia and the Red Sox, another week in O's action, plus Jason's latest trip down to the farm to check in on a rehabbing Chris Tillman.

And saving the best for last, the one and only Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports joins the show to talk Orioles' front office, the looming Manny decision, dealing with O's fans, and if the birds' bubble may be bursting.

Tune in for much more including Jerry's homework, Jason's married guy rant, and a check-in on our old friend Jhon Peluffo! Don't miss it.

Mar 10, 2017

Free agency is moving fast so the guys needed to get Bmore their update at the right time.  Who has all the latest news and rumors?  Bmoreopinionated's own, JLC.

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