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41: Chargers Are Undefeated at Home

The Chargers find a way to win at home against the Browns on a last second field goal and the guys chew over the positives and negatives from the game. Garrett & Jamie try to talk fans down about the team re-signing Donald Brown in the most calm way possible. They also explain the fundamental difference between making a tackle and making a play, get excited about the return of Antonio Gates, give you a somewhat misleading title to the podcast and a whole lot more on this week’s show.

40: Ways We Would Improve The Chargers

Where do the Chargers go from here? What needs fixing and how do they fix it? Garrett and Jamie offer solutions on how to improve this current Chargers team. The guys find some good in an overall bad game, talk about who’s to the blame for the 1-2 start and discuss Eric Weddle’s agents comments on Twitter. They wrap the show up with a review of what to watch for with the Browns and what the keys are to the game on Sunday.

39: Chargers Lose In Cincy

In this week’s episode both Garrett and Jamie give their takes on Mike McCoy’s “strategy” going into halftime and his effect on this Chargers team. They also talk about why Ryan Carrethers wasn’t activated, the progression of Melvin Gordon and take a bevy of questions from the listeners. The boys eventually move on and preview the Vikings next week, give some keys to the game and Garrett tries to get Jamie to #EatTheTweet on this edition of the Lightning Round Podcast.


38: Chargers Big Comeback Over Lions

The Chargers dig themselves in a hole early but the Lightning Round guys explain how they were able to persevere. The boys talk about the standouts on both sides of the ball for the Chargers and predict what that means going forward for the rest of the season. They also talk about the injury to D.J. Fluker, start hyping the Baemanuel train, Jamie scares his wife off and so much more in this new episode of the Podcast.


37: Scouting the Lions

The boys are late but the Podcast is up just before Week 1. On this show, Garrett Sisti and Jamie Hoyle give their thoughts on the surprising 53 man roster cuts. The guys give players to watch during the Chargers battle with the Lions this Sunday, they give keys to the game and much like the Lannisters, Garrett pays his debts and “Eats the Tweet.”

36: Assessing Dress Rehearsal

In this installment of the Lightning Round Podcast our protagonists review the game that was the closest thing to resemble real Chargers football in the preseason. Jamie and Garrett review the cuts the team has made so far in an attempt to learn how to let things go. Also on the show they explain their takes on Craig Mager, make outdated TV references, try to decide who makes the best Fish Taco in San Diego and a whole lot more shenanigans.


35: Preseason Week 2 (This Is Not the Josh Lambo Show)

In this week’s installment of the Lightning Round Podcast, Jamie and Garrett recap the preseason nail-biter in Arizona. The guys talk about all the important takeaways from the game and give some well-deserved love to some players you might not expect us to give it to. They somehow get sucked into the Josh Lambo (Lambdo?) vortex which almost causes a meltdown, before turning the discussion over to the Chargers coaching staff. The episode gets wrapped up with a nice bow when the hosts keep feeding the Kyle Emanuel hype-train.

All this and more on this week’s podcast.

34: Brace Yourselves, Preseason Has Begun

In this week’s episode Garrett Sisti and Jamie Hoyle (who is patched in remotely) discuss Philip Rivers’ new deal.  The guys bring back “the Good, Bad and the Ugly” for the Chargers Preseason win over the Cowboys.  They went top to bottom on the Chargers roster on who they liked and didn’t like in the first game, found a way to gracefully rub it in that they are always right and also talked about what there is to do in Idaho.

33: Training Camp Part 2: Electric Boogaloo

In this week’s installment of the Lightning Round Podcast, Garrett and Jamie recap the important things that have happened in training camp so far. The guys pick out some players they are looking forward to seeing in action in the teams first preseason game this Thursday as well as complain about the draft, again. They hand out fantasy advice, make record predictions, project Stevie Johnson’s ceiling and much more on this weeks podcast.

32: What We’ve Learned at Chargers Training Camp So Far

In this week’s episode the boys discuss the ramifications of the Tenny Palepoi injury and who could benefit most from this new-found opportunity. Jamie and Garrett take a lot of questions about Chargers Training Camp and follow it up with more talk about Chargers Training Camp. Lastly, they touch on the Philip Rivers contract negotiations and then try to convince everyone (and themselves) that they’re good guys and that you should stop by and say hi at FanFest on Saturday.