It’s a Chargers fans Christmas story. Listen to Garrett and Jamie tell you the tale of the Dean Who Stole Christmas and a group of San Diegans who overcame all obstacles this holiday season. After we’ve all had a little holiday cheer, the guys do an abbreviated breakdown of the game against the Raiders and take a slew of listener questions, that and a whole lot more of this Christmas edition of the Lightning Round Podcast.
The Chargers got run over by the (then) 4 win Panthers and the guys sacrificed their sanity by recording the show directly after the game. They talk about Rivers bad decisions, why it’s all about development and assessment for the rest of the year and let’s go all in on #DownWithTheTank2. Jamie answers whether he still thinks McCoy will be extended, Garrett talks about the music programming at Qualcomm and they throw a few new hashtags for draft season. All that and a whole lot more on this week’s episode of the Lightning Round Podcast.
The Chargers lose and are 5-7 on the year with less than a 1% chance to make the playoffs, so what should the team do now with 4 games remaining? The guys discuss where the new direction of the offense should be headed and why the focus ought to be off Philip Rivers. They also talk about why the team needs to do better than Melvin Ingram and Craig Mager, actually take a question about the stadium talks and of course gush about Joey Bosa on this week’s episode of the Lightning Round Podcast.
The Chargers get the win after the bye and there a lot of good things to discuss on the show. Most players benefited from the extra week off and it seems the Chargers coordinators did too. The guys talk about their philosophy on signing Free Agent Wide Receivers, the extensive Bill Belichick coaching tree and should we all go get Joey Bosa tattoos? That and much more on this edition of the Lightning Round Podcast.
Step into the classroom while your instructors with no prior classroom experience grade out the Chargers position groups. Consider yourself lucky they are discussing football and not Basic Algebra because they are giving out “midseason” grades with the season more than halfway. The guys hand out letter grades and of course begin discussing new coaches, possible free agents and the draft because you won’t stop asking them about it. This is the bye week edition of the Lightning Round Podcast.
The Chargers lost a game they needed in order to help their playoff chances and head into the bye at 4-6. The duo talks about Philip Rivers questionable decisions in the 4th quarter and how nobody else was helping around him either. Since the Chargers playoff hopes are all but gone the guys get questions about the draft, biggest position of need, head coaching candidates and is it time to start #DownWithTheTank2?
Was this Melvin Gordon’s best game as a Charger to date? The guys discuss Gordon’s importance on the win over the Titans and the Chargers gameplan for him in the future. They talk about the defensive turnovers and some other good storylines from Sunday’s game. Also in the show there is chatter about some questionable coaching decisions, how Tyrell Williams is being used even though he’s still less than 100%, a quick preview of next week’s game against Miami and much more.
Enter the Lightning Round Podcast Haunted House as we take you through some chilling rooms full of terrors. After the horrifying tour is mercifully over, the guys discuss the frustrating game in Denver and of course talk about the four down series at the two yard line. There were some good takeaways from the game, they rave about the defense plus a ton more to discuss on this week’s episode of the Lightning Round Podcast. Happy (late) Halloween.
The Chargers go on the road and get their biggest win in over two years, is it time to start believing this team can do some damage? The guys talk about about if their thinking playoffs but break down some of the keys to the victory on Sunday against Atlanta. The guys also discuss Joey Bosa and when you can expect them to stop gloating, the gameplan to beat Denver and much more on this late-in-the-week edition of the Lightning Round Podcast.
After 10 straight losses, the Chargers finally get a win within the division. The guys recap the Thursday night victory and it’s all about the team’s 2016 draft class pushing this game into the win column. They discuss the highlights and lowlights, answer questions about the team’s possible success going forward, preview next week’s matchup against Atlanta and does Melvin Gordon stink? All that and more on this episode of the Lightning Round Podcast.