The Chargers began their first game of the 2017 NFL season against the Seahawks and the guys reviewed what they liked and didn’t like from their loss on Sunday. They talked about the injuries to Denzel Perryman and Jerry Attaochu and what that means when the regular season starts. They took questions on the back-up quarterback competition, how the Offensive Line looked, Travis Benjamin and the battle for the last Safety spot.
The Chargers Safety Dexter McCoil called into the Lightning Round Podcast to talk about his journey to the NFL. Dexter shares how bouncing around from not getting drafted to getting cut from the Arena League didn’t stop him from pursing his dream. He talked about his versatility as a player and what he’d like his role to be with this team. This short conversation with Dexter McCoil is a mini-episode of the Lightning Round Podcast.
The Chargers 7th Round pick Isaac Rochell called into the Lightning Round Podcast to talk about his role with the team so far and some of the work he’s got on Special Teams. He also talked about if he thinks he can win a fight against Ronda Rousey, how good the Mexican food is in San Diego and his interest in photography. This short talk with Isaac Rochell is a mini-episode of the Lightning Round Podcast.
On the week before Chargers Training Camp, Jamie and Garrett put down their premature 53 man roster predictions. At the top of the show they talk about the Chargers bringing in Robert Griffin III for a workout and if he’s a good fit as a potential back-up quarterback. The guys also discuss the suspicious timeline of the Mike Williams injury, whether the Chargers should pick-up another receiver if Williams does miss some significant time and some of the guys’ favorite places to eat in San Diego.
Last week Garrett and Jamie went over the offensive players going into Training Camp and on this episode they breakdown Defense and Special Teams. They cover each position group reviewing every player including the Undrafted Free Agents and the position battles heading into camp. They also discuss the USA Today article claiming the Chargers have the best Defensive Line in the NFL, which Chargers players will make the Pro Bowl and also what is Melvin Ingram’s best track?
Los Angeles Chargers Undrafted Free Agent cornerback Michael Davis called into the Lightning Round Podcast to update us on how things were going after OTA’s. Davis talked about his rise to the first team defense, if he’s talked to Coach Lynn about the open cornerback position and if he’s returning kicks in camp so far. This short talk with Michael Davis is a mini-episode of the Lightning Round Podcast.
Garrett and Jamie review all 43 offensive players going into Training Camp which kicks off July 29th. They cover each position group reviewing every player including the Undrafted Free Agents and the position battles heading into Training Camp. They also discuss players to watch, surprise cuts and is Philip Rivers the Carmelo Anthony of the NFL?
The Chargers locked up their pass rusher Melvin Ingram for 4 more years and the guys talk about the limited details on his deal including if it was a smart move by the team. They also break down the rest of the Chargers AFC West draft class going over all the selections made by the Broncos, Chiefs and Raiders. The guys then answer questions about the starting Offensive Line combo, surprises and disappointments on Offense and Defense and if it’s time to admit they were wrong on Melvin Gordon, all this and more on this edition of the Lightning Round Podcast.
The boys are back after a brief break to talk about Chargers football. They discuss the benefits of cutting Orlando Franklin and what a move like that says about the coaching staff. The Chargers also added another Free Agent and they chat about Tre Boston’s skillset and his future role on Defense. The guys also update us on what was going on at OTAs, talk position battles, touch on some UDFAs and much more on this edition of the Lightning Round Podcast.