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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.

31: The International Sensation (Kinda, Not Really)

In this week’s episode both Garrett and Jamie discuss what battles in Chargers training camp they’ll be looking out for and who could be on the roster bubble. The guys take a question from Dominique Wilkins (they hope) and they drop some names of possible players that could be cut that would be options for the Chargers. Join the “David Hasselhoff of Podcasts” as they dive head first into the Chargers making a big push to sign Philip Rivers before training camp and pretty much drown their sorrows in the thought of Johnnie Troutman starting at Right Guard.

22: Ben Higgins is your new ‘Bachelor’

Have you guys heard the news yet? Ben Higgins has been selected as the next contestant on The Bachelor! Which is particularly interesting considering he’s already married and has two sons already. Bah, who am I to judge?

The 2015 NFL season is slowly inching closer and everyone is assembling again, dusting off their equipment, adjusting things, and getting ready for the show. In what has felt like forever, during what feels like the longest offseason ever, John and Ben are back to tickle your ears with their Chargers hot takes.

Our fearless heroes start things out with a quick recap of the Chargers’ tumultuous offseason before looking ahead to the 2015 season. Each of them described their “best case scenario” and their “worst case scenario” for the upcoming season, before handing out roses (Bachelor style!) to the most important players on the team this year.

30: Talking Chargers ‘Cause Somebody Has To

In this week’s episode Garrett Sisti and Jamie Hoyle go over the Chargers 2016 Free Agents and discuss who they think will re-sign and which players they think will play elsewhere. They also talk about Corey Liuget’s contract, Eric Weddle not having a contract and whether or not Evan Mathis would “fit” with the Chargers. Garrett reminisces about his past rock n’ roll lifestyle, Jamie has a very surprising roster cut prediction and we learn a new word in Portuguese.

13: Back and Angrier than Ever

He’s back! John takes to the mic again to answer your questions, and he’s saltier than ever.

If you’re new to this, Gennaroly Speaking is a (usually) weekly show hosted by BFTB managing editor John Gennaro where he answers all your questions live. It’s been a few months since our last installment and so there was a lot to cover.

Topics this week included:

  • Chargers Offensive Line
  • The NFL Draft
  • The tumultuous Chargers offseason
  • Los Angeles/Carson Stadium Situation
  • Eric Weddle vs Tom Telesco

It’s a great time, so pop your headphones in and listen away!

29: Liuget’s Contract & Addition by Subtraction

In this week’s episode, Garrett Sisti and Jamie Hoyle discuss the projected contract numbers for Corey Liuget’s soon-to-be-new deal. The guys discuss the improvement to both the Offensive Line and Wide Receiver positions and try to explain what’s going on with Ladarius Green. They also talk about DJ Fluker’s weight loss, Denzel Perryman’s dodgeball skills and how the Chargers Offense stacks up against the rest of the AFC West.


28: Barksdale and Rivers and Weddle; Oh, My

Garrett Sisti and Jamie Hoyle discuss the ramifications of the Joe Barksdale signing and what that means for DJ Fluker. They give an outlook on both Eric Weddle and Philip Rivers contract situations and how soon they think either deal can get done.  Finally, the guys throw out a few names of some of the UDFA’s to keep an eye on as Training Camp approaches.