After a month long break due to a slow offseason, Garrett and Jamie return to give an in-depth breakdown of Chargers Training Camp. They go over position and player battles, talk schemes and possible players on the bubble before the start of camp this week. The guys discuss the Undrafted Free Agents to watch, take a guess when Bosa will sign his rookie deal, predict the Chargers record, plus a whole lot more on this edition of the Lightning Round Podcast.
In this shorter episode of the Lightning Round Podcast the guys get you caught up on the Joey Bosa contract dispute. They also discuss Keenan Allen’s new deal with some very interesting escalators included in his contract. Garrett and Jamie talk about some interesting things they caught at Chargers mini camp and take a series of questions on this week’s show.
Garrett and Jamie jumped on to do the Podcast and talk about some recent Chargers news including the addition of QB Zach Mettenberger. The guys talk about UDFA Chris Swain gaining clearance to defer his service with the Navy and pursue his (possible) career with the Chargers. Before Training Camp even begins they decided to try to predict the Chargers projected 53 man roster plus they take some questions and whole lot more on this episode of the Lightning Round Podcast.
On this episode, the guys cover the newest addition to the Interior of the Chargers Offensive Line Matt Slauson and what it means for the rest of the line. They cover the ramifications of Melvin Gordon’s microfracture surgery and why they’re not worried about his health short-term. Garrett went to Rookie Mini-Camp and talked about who impressed and they both discussed which Undrafted Free Agents to keep an eye on come Training Camp.
Your consensus #1 overall pick for a Podcast, the Lightning Round Podcast breaks down every selection for the Chargers during the draft. The guys also talk about how the players drafted fit with the teams, the Chargers overall draft strategy and what this means for other players on this roster. They talk about the new identity of this team, a listener asks Jamie to apologize and believe it or not they both give the Chargers GM Tom Telesco some much deserved respect for his draft class.
The 2016 NFL Draft is less than two weeks away and Jamie and Garrett buckle down and do four total mock drafts. They each predict what they think the Chargers will do with their eight total draft picks and then they show how good of a GM they can be and make the Chargers selections how they see fit. The mock draft madness ends and the guys take some last minute draft questions to tie everybody over. It’s the last show before the draft.
The Lightning Round Podcast covers its final and most important position group, the Defensive Line. Garrett and Jamie make an argument for the Chargers taking Joey Bosa or DeForest Buckner at the 3rd overall pick. The guys had the bright idea to let the fans vote on whether they wanted to have one long Podcast this week or split these two groups up and they decisively decided to have probably the longest show to date. They talk about some Defensive Line options at the top of the second round, Garrett does a hat tip to the late Garry Shandling (which no one will get) plus a whole lot more on this week’s show.
On this installment of the Lightning Round Podcast Garrett Sisti and Jamie Hoyle breakdown Offensive Lineman in this years’ draft. The boys discuss Offensive Tackles Laremy Tunsil and Ronnie Stanley and what to like and not like about the two Lineman that have been both picked to go to the Chargers in multiple mock drafts. They pick some sleepers to watch for and dive into a deep Center class which just so happens to be one of the Chargers biggest need, plus a whole lot more.
The boys are back with their draft talk as they preview this year’s Linebacker class. They cover a lot of the marquee names including Myles Jack, Jaylon Smith and Leonard Floyd, among a ton others and Jamie and Garrett also give you some sleepers to keep an eye on. They are giving away some more free stuff, have a brand new NSFW bit and Garrett predicts who the Chargers draft in the top of the third round, all this and more on this week’s Podcast.
One half of each of the two Chargers Podcast juggernauts, John Gennaro from the Squadcast and Garrett Sisti from the Lightning Round Podcast, join forces for this crossover Podcast. The two worlds collide to discuss Laremy Tunsil at pick #3, what RG3 means for the Browns at the pick before and also a brief discussion on the location of the stadium. They riff on why the name “Convadium” sucks, try to avoid talks on gay and race relations, reminisce on the best crossovers in TV history and also how they became Chargers fans. They both will return next week to their own shows but for now enjoy the conversation.