Lions Beat Writer David Birkett Breaks Down Monday Night’s Big Game

David Birkett covers the Lions for the Detroit Free Press as a beat writer.

David joined Ed & Steve to talk about the upcoming Monday night game between the Ravens and the Lions.

David Birkett

Steve: Has Matt Elam’s comments regarding Megatron become bulletin Board material?

David: We haven’t’ gotten a reaction from most of the players up to this point but knowing Calvin Johnson I doubt he will pay much attention to it. It might fire up the guys around him a little bit more, but Calvin doesn’t get phased by things other people say.  I don’t think Elam was insulting him I think that he was just referring to how good Megatron has been for so long.

Ed:  Is Reggie Bush ready to go?

David: Yeah Reggie will be able to go, I think the cold and snow prevented him from playing last week but this week he should be able to perform at a high level.

Ed:  What about Ndamukong Suh and the defensive line?

David:  Yeah they have been playing well especially Suh, he is having the best year of his career.  The lions D ends are benefiting from the inside of the line, I would stay away from calling them dirty or cheap because that definitely fired up the defense.

More from The Norris and Davis Show

More From CBS Baltimore

Track Weather On The Go With Our App!
Your Podcast Network

Listen Live