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Latest Episodes

151: Chargers vs. Cardinals: It Was All About the Rookies

The Chargers lost their preseason opener 24-17 to the Arizona Cardinals. The guys mix up the format a little bit and review each position group and how players positively or negatively impacted the game Saturday. They give a recap of how the rookies played, how the back-up QB battle is going, who won Round 1 of the WR competition between Geremy Davis and Artavis Scott and how good the running backs on the bottom of the depth looked.

Recapping Day 2 of Chargers Training Camp

Garrett Sisti and Matthew Stanley went to Day 2 of Chargers Training Camp and they’re recapping what went on at practice. It was a hot day today and practice followed the same format as Day 1, some players showed improvement, others…not so much. There were some small developments along the injury front and some new names moving up the depth chart.

Recapping Day 1 of Chargers Training Camp

The Chargers opened up Day 1 of Training Camp today and Matthew Stanley and Garrett Sisti were there to take in the action. Along with live tweeting most of the action, Matthew joined Garrett for a special podcast recapping what they saw on Day 1. It was a good day overall, however there were some interesting decisions on where in the depth chart some guys were playing, as well as an overall underwhelming day from the 2018 rookie class.

150: Training Camp Battles: Offense

Training Camp begins for the Chargers this weekend and the Lightning Round Podcast is getting you ready for camp by breaking down position group battles. The guys cover the competitions on Offense giving insight on the depth chart and some interesting battles that will play out into the preseason. The guys also give you some names to watch for, some players that could be on the bubble as well as some possible cuts.

149: Training Camp Battles: Defense & Special Teams

Chargers Training Camp kicks off at the end of the month which means the Lightning Round Podcast is back to examine the important positions battles in camp. The guys cover Defense and Special Teams giving insight on the depth chart and some interesting competitions that will play out into preseason. The guys also give you some names to watch for, some players that could be on the bubble as well as some possible cuts.

148: Life without Hunter Henry & the Chargers Top 5 Undrafted Free Agents

The guys cover the bad news first and talk about where the Chargers go from here after losing Tight End Hunter Henry for the season. They lay out what this means for the Offense and also discuss some Free Agent options to fill the void. Once that depressing order of business is out of the way Garrett and Jame list their Top 5 Undrafted Free Agents heading into camp.

147: Chargers 2018 Draft Recap

At the top of the show listen to the live reaction of the Derwin James pick and the emotional roller coaster leading up to the Chargers selection. Garrett and Jamie talk about all seven selections made by the Chargers during the 2018 NFL Draft. They talk about the series of events that unfolded for Derwin James to fall and breakdown each player and their fit with the team heading into the season. Once they go through all the picks they discuss the team’s overall draft philosophy and what the plan is going forward. Once they wrap up the good and the bad from the draft, Garrett and Jamie give their overall grades for the Chargers draft.

BFTB Live 7 Round Mock Draft Podcast

On Friday Night some members from Bolts from the Blue: Matthew Stanley, Kyle Posey, Daniel Stebbins, and myself (Garrett Sisti) did a Live Mock Draft Show. We used the Fanspeak draft simulator to play GM for the other 31 teams. We made the Chargers picks live on the show and discussed each selection. During the broadcast Kyle Posey dropped some insight on who the Chargers might select at 17th overall and gives clues on who the players might or might not be.

Remember we’re going to be streaming live all three days of the draft as well so make sure to tune in then to watch/hear our live reactions on each Chargers draft pick.

146: Mock Draft Madness 2018

The NFL Draft is only a week and a half away so Garrett and Jamie play GM on FOUR mock drafts. They each do a mock draft guessing what they think the Chargers will do through all 7 rounds and then they each give their ideal picks for the 2018 draft. Not only that, the guys give you the 3 most overrated players in this draft and their Top 10 overall big board. Listen and prepare yourselves for the NFL draft starting next Thursday.

145: Updating Free Agency Moves & the 2018 QB Class

It is the very last positional breakdown on the Lightning Podcast Draft Podcasts and to wrap it all up they discuss the 2018 Quarterback prospects. They go over some of the top players in this class, list their personal Top 5, also give a sleeper and possible fits including what round they begin looking for these positions in the draft. To end the show, both guys agree on the one player that deserves the “Lightning Round Podcast Stamp of Approval” for the Chargers pick at #17. The Quarterbacks they cover on this show are:

Josh Rosen – UCLA

Sam Darnold – USC

Josh Allen – Wyoming

Baker Mayfield – Oklahoma

Lamar Jackson – Louisville

Mason Rudolph – Oklahoma St.

Kyle Lauletta – Richmond