You care about football way too much; so do we. Bolts from the Blue Radio is the only podcast network dedicated to obsessively covering the San Diego Chargers.

So come join us and we'll all get crazy together.

Latest Episodes

100: Best of 100 Episodes of the Lightning Round Podcast

It is a landmark 100th episode of the Lightning Round Podcast. The show contains highlights throughout the years including their favorite bits, song parodies and much more. 100 episodes is a big deal, a lot of the success of this Podcast is because of all the ongoing support. Thank you for continuously listening/downloading/subscribing to the Lightning Round Podcast.

99: Draft Show: Wide Receivers

The Chargers added two more Free Agents this week so there is a discussion on re-signing Defensive Lineman Tenny Palepoi and the fit for the newly added Running Back Kenjon Barner. This show is all about the 2017 Wide Receiver draft class. There are draft profiles for nine wideouts, they list multiple wide receiver sleepers they like and the guys give their own Top 5. Enjoy the last podcast in double-digits.

98: Draft Show: Running Back, Tight Ends & Free Agency Recap

We’re a week into Free Agency and the Chargers have made some moves; there is a breakdown of each addition to the roster as well as some of the losses this offseason.  To follow-up last week’s show of low-end quarterback talent in this draft class, they cover the two deepest positions groups in one show: Running Backs and Tight Ends. They cover seven prospects from each group, name some sleepers, list their Top 5 at both positions and take a strong stand on Chipotle; that and much more of this episode of the Lightning Round Podcast.

97: Draft Show: Quarterbacks

The combine is over so we have officially entered the beginning of draft season and it is time to find out which player will get the Lightning Round Podcast seal of approval for the Chargers pick at #7. Before they breakdown the quarterback prospects they give you the set-up of what to expect from these draft shows, which will be released every week leading up to the draft. Garrett and Jamie give their quarterback draft profiles, list a few sleepers, give their Top 5 and take some questions on the first draft edition of 2017 of the Lightning Round Podcast.

96: Top 5 Defensive Free Agents

Last week they covered the Offense and now it’s time for their personal Top 5 Defensive Free Agents. They list their “guys” and then take more Free Agent questions, some questions about the draft and everything in between. With Free Agency approaching here are some important names to keep an eye on for the Chargers.

95: Top 5 Offensive Free Agents

Last show was all about the Chargers internal Free Agents, this time it’s focused on Offensive Free Agents. The boys touch on Joey Bosa’s comments about Mike McCoy, the “hiring” of new Defensive Coordinator Gus Bradley and of course the Defensive Rookie of the Year. Lastly, they list their personal Top 5 Offensive Free Agents based on team need, fit and price tag.

94: Which Chargers Free Agents should the team re-sign?

It’s time to do some house cleaning. Garrett and Jamie start the offseason Podcasts by going over the Chargers internal Free Agents. They cover every Unrestricted Free Agent, Restricted Free Agent and Exclusive Rights Free Agents and decide who’s worth keeping on the team. The guys talk about which players they’d Franchise Tag, which players they’d give an extension to and also who they’d cut to save some money heading into Free Agency.

93: Everything on Chargers New HC Anthony Lynn

It’s two podcasts in one week and this show covers nothing but the Chargers new man in charge Anthony Lynn. The guys cover his background, strengths, weaknesses, the system he runs and some concerns they have about the new hire. No questions this week, they just converse for 38 minutes on everything they know about Anthony Lynn and decide if this is a good selection by the Chargers for their new Head Coach.

92: Relocation mess & the future of the Lightning Round Podcast

This version of the Lightning Round Podcast is NSFW.

Jamie and Garrett record the Podcast while nerves are still raw and emotions still high about the Chargers move to Los Angeles. It’s the first time both of them have personally dealt with the relocation since the announcement. They start from the beginning and talk about how they became fans of the Chargers and how we got to this point. The guys air it all out and then talk about the future of the Lightning Round Podcast.

91: Reviewing the Head Coaching Candidates

Jamie was wrong, Mike McCoy is gone. So far we’ve heard six potential interviews for the position of Chargers new Head Coach. The guys breakdown all six options, talk about some other Chargers coaching rumors and also include all the Head Coaches that have been fired and if any of them would be a good fit for the team. They take a whole lot of questions about other possible Head Coaches, more draft questions and so much more on this Post-McCoy era edition of the Lightning Round Podcast.