As the Chargers fall to the Colts and go 1-2 on the season, the guys breakdown why the team lost and you’d be surprised to hear where they point the finger. We saw the beginning of the Jatavis Brown Era, a sneak peek of rookie Tight End Hunter Henry as a passing option and some bad plays by some of the Chargers most important players. They share many (too many?) international travel stories, talk about the Walking Dead finale, favorite places to eat in San Diego and a whole bunch of Chargers question too on this installment of the Lightning Round Podcast.
Matthew Stanley (@boltfanindenver) and Daniel Stebbins (@dstebbs) break down the week 2 victory and look at the week 3 matchup at the Indianapolis Colts.
The Chargers get their first win of the year, go 1-1 on the season and there is a lot to discuss. Jamie and Garrett speak on the ramifications of both the Danny Woodhead and Jahleel Addae injuries and where the Chargers go from here. They talk about possible RB replacements, how the ILB group have done so far and much more on this episode of the Lightning Round Podcast.
Though the Chargers lose a heart-breaker in KC they discuss some good takeaways from the Chargers game on Sunday. The guys go over all the problems with the coach’s in-game management, issues with the personnel late and the overall Mike McCoy effect. Plus they talk about wide receiver options, guys who need more playing time and a lot more great stuff on this episode of the Lightning Round Podcast.
On the eve of the return of Chargers football, Garrett and Jamie celebrate two years of doing the Lightning Round Podcast. To honor this special occasion they did a spoof on the old “Carnac” bit Johnny Carson used to do but put their spin on it. The guys talked about actual football too, they preview Week 1 against the Chiefs, discuss the Chargers final 53 man roster, touch on the Practice Squad players and a lot more of this celebratory edition of the Lightning Round Podcast.
Jamie joins the show remotely from Minnesota and they both rejoice over the long awaited end of the Joey Bosa contract dispute. The guys talk about what helped get this contract done, the details of the deal and what kind of playing time they expect from Joey Bosa heading into the season. Our boys review the third preseason game against the Vikings, Branden Oliver’s injury, talk about the early cuts the team made, plus they try to predict the Chargers final 53 man roster; that and a whole lot more on this episode of the Lightning Round Podcast.
Up top, the subject is somber with the conversation of injured Chargers and where the team can go from here after losing an Offensive Lineman and a Tight End for the season. The guys talk about some bounce back games from a few players who struggled in the first preseason game and also what they liked and didn’t like from the Chargers win against the Cardinals. There’s a new bit regarding Donavon Clark, they take some questions, plus a whole lot more on this installment of the Lightning Round Podcast.
In the first preseason game there were a lot of takeaways both good and bad for the Chargers and Garrett and Jamie discuss them all. They talk about the back-up quarterback competition, how Gordon looked as well as the overall offensive scheme change with Ken Whisenhunt back at the helm. The boys also talk about the struggling run D, how the “McSafeties” stole the show and a whole lot more of this episode of the Lightning Round Podcast.
Of course, the guys give a quick opinion on Joey Bosa’s mom’s comments on Facebook. They review the Chargers first release of the depth chart and some of the interesting positioning of certain players. To close it out, Garrett and Jamie go over all 90 players currently in camp and how they’ve done so far in two weeks of practices. Enjoy this edition of the Lightning Round Podcast.
The guys weren’t leaning one way or the other on this Joey Bosa contract dispute but that’s now over. They shed some light on why the team seems to be too hard-headed when there should be an easy solution to remedy this situation. On this show they also discuss Stevie Johnson’s injury, the cut of Trevor Robinson and they talk about everything they’ve seen this week in Chargers Training Camp.