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The Bolts from the Blue Podcast is a weekly discussion about the San Diego Chargers. Each week, hosts John Gennaro and Ben Higgins get together to break down the Chargers previous game, and take a look forward to the team's upcoming game.

The Bolts from the Blue Podcast is a weekly discussion about the San Diego Chargers. Each week, hosts John Gennaro and Ben Higgins get together to break down the Chargers previous game, and take a look forward to the team's upcoming game.
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San Diego, CA

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The Bolts from the Blue Podcast is a weekly discussion about the San Diego Chargers. Each week, hosts John Gennaro and Ben Higgins get together to break down the Chargers previous game, and take a look forward to the team's upcoming game.

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English


Episodes

The Lightning Round Podcast #188: Jamie is the a-hole, Easton Stick is pretty exciting

8/12/2019
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The Chargers lost their preseason opener 17-13 to the Arizona Cardinals. The guys mix up the format a little bit and each of them break down different sides of the ball: Garrett takes the Chargers offense and Jamie reviews the defense and special teams. Jamie shares his thoughts on the defensive tackle group, the linebacker rotation and who has a leg up on the punting competition. Garrett covers the running back group without Melvin Gordon, how the offensive line held up and how the rookie...

Duration:00:45:29

The Lightning Round Podcast #187: Chargers and Rams joint practice update

8/2/2019
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Jamie and Garrett got to see the Chargers take on the Rams in joint practice on Thursday and they have an update from training camp. They talk about the important battles that took place on the field and how some things are already starting to take shape among the Chargers depth chart. The guys talk about important storylines including Melvin Gordon’s recent trade request, the competition at Left Guard and the players fighting for that third and forth wide receiver spots. Learn more about...

Duration:00:34:02

The Lightning Round Podcast #186: The Melvin Gordon Contract Saga & Training Camp Battles - Part 4

7/22/2019
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The Lightning Round Podcast completes their Training Camp preview breaking down position group battles for the ChargersCornerbacks, Safeties and Special Teams. Before they sift through all the current Defensive Backs, Long Snappers, Kickers and Punters on the roster, they answer some questions . The guys discuss all things Melvin Gordon including who’s wrong in this situation, how much each would be willing to pay Gordon and possible trades for Offensive Lineman. This is Part 4 of the four...

Duration:00:42:49

Score More #15: Three blockbuster trades for Melvin Gordon

7/15/2019
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This is Episode #15 of the Score More podcast! The Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is currently amid a potential contract hold up with the team and could request for a trade. Garrett explores three potential player trades for Melvin Gordon. He announces each trade and why it makes sense for both teams involved while also giving arguments on how it would improve both sides. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:41

The Lightning Round Podcast #185: Training Camp Battles - Part 3

7/8/2019
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The Lightning Round Podcast continues their Training Camp preview breaking down position group battles for the Chargers on the Defensive Line and Linebackers. They sift through all the current Defensive Tackles, Defensive Ends and Linebackers on the roster. The guys cover the competitions on the D-Line giving insight on the depth chart and some interesting battles that will play out into the preseason. They also separate the Linebackers depth chart by MIKE, WILL and SAM (OTTO). Garrett and...

Duration:00:29:51

Score More #14: The 2nd cornerback spot & “thank you for your service”

7/3/2019
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This is Episode #14 of the Score More podcast! It’s the offseason still so Garrett is taking questions about the Chargers and otherwise. He answers inquires about the Chargers cornerback spot behind Casey Hayward and his personal evaluation process. Garrett goes on to give his take on the state of punk music, the BFTB staffer with the hottest takes and the greatest first person shooter game of all time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:34

The Lightning Round Podcast #184: Training Camp Battles - Part 2

6/25/2019
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The Lightning Round Podcast continues their Training Camp preview breaking down position group battles for the Chargers on the Offensive Line. They sift through all the current Offensive Tackles, Guards and Centers on the roster. The guys cover the competitions on the O-Line giving insight on the depth chart and some interesting battles that will play out into the preseason. The guys also give you some names to watch for, some players that could be on the bubble as well as some possible...

Duration:00:26:55

The Lightning Round Podcast #183: Training Camp Battles - Part 1

6/11/2019
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With Training Camp looming the Lightning Round Podcast is getting you ready for camp by breaking down position group battles for the Chargers. The groups mentioned are: Quarterbacks, Running Backs/Fullbacks, Tight Ends and Wide Receivers. The guys cover the competitions on Offense giving insight on the depth chart and some interesting battles that will play out into the preseason. The guys also give you some names to watch for, some players that could be on the bubble as well as some...

Duration:00:39:21

The Lightning Round Podcast #182: Chargers 2019 draft recap

5/1/2019
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Garrett and Jamie talk about all seven selections made by the Chargers during the 2019 NFL Draft. The picks in order were: 1. DT Jerry Tillery, Notre Dame 2. FS Nas Adderley, Delaware 3. OT Trey Pipkins, Sioux Falls 4. LB Drue Tranquill, Notre Dame 5. QB Easton Stick, North Dakota State 6. LB Emeke Egbule, Houston 7. DT Cortez Broughton, Cincinnati The guys talk about the series of events that unfolded for these Chargers selections and breakdown each player and their fit with the...

Duration:00:47:11

The BFTB Live NFL Draft Show: Round 1

4/26/2019
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On Thursday night, Garrett Sisti, Daniel Stebbins, Matthew Stanley, and I went live while streaming the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft to give you all a different, possibly more casual (and fun!) option to follow along with apart from the usual ESPN or NFL Network commentary. It was an interesting night, to say the least. There was a plethora of head-scratching picks (looking at you Dave Gettleman) and almost as many A+ selections with a handful of top prospects falling all throughout...

Duration:04:12:56

SPECIAL: 2019 SB Nation NFL Mock Draft

4/23/2019
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SB Nation pulled all of its top NFL bloggers together to help create a mock draft and predict what might happen at the 2019 NFL Draft. Listen to hear where college football’s top stars could end up! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:40

The Lightning Round Podcast #181: Mock Draft Madness 2019

4/22/2019
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To kick off the podcast they talk about the recent extension for wide receiver Travis Benjamin and what the deal really means for the team’s future. While talking about these draft profiles all offseason long the guys have graded all the prospects they’ve reviewed and on the show they list every player they believe are worthy of a first round pick. The NFL Draft is this Thursday so Garrett and Jamie play Chargers General Manager on FOUR mock drafts. They each do a mock draft guessing what...

Duration:01:05:05

Score More Podcast #13: With the 28th pick the Los Angeles Chargers select...

4/18/2019
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In the SB Nation’s NFL writers’ mock draft we were selected to make the first round pick for the Los Angeles Chargers at 28th overall. Listen as we talk about the picks that went ahead of the Chargers and which players we hoped would fall. You’ll hear reactions as players start to fly off the board and some interesting picks in this mock draft that made the decision at 28 ever harder. Once we were on the clock we go through every position group with the best players available and narrow it...

Duration:00:26:25

The Lightning Round Podcast #180: 2019 Draft Show - Offensive Tackles

4/16/2019
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A lot of you asked for it and Garrett and Jamie listened, they kick this podcast off discussing the defensive tackle Jerry Tillery who’s being selected by the Chargers in a few mock drafts this offseason. The Lightning Round draft podcast completes their 2019 draft profiles and on this show they cover offensive tackles. They go over some of the top prospects, list their personal Top 7 and possible fits for the Chargersincluding what round they begin looking for these positions in the draft....

Duration:00:47:34

The Lightning Round Podcast #179: 2019 Draft Show - Interior Defensive Lineman

4/3/2019
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The Lightning Round draft podcast returns with a brand new format and on this show the guys cover the interior defensive lineman in the 2019 draft class. They go over some of the top prospects, list their personal Top 9-10, also give some sleepers and possible fits for the Chargers including what round they begin looking for these positions in the draft. The defensive lineman they cover on this show are: Quinnen Williams – Alabama Jeffery Simmons – Mississippi St. Ed Oliver –...

Duration:00:40:59

The Lightning Round Podcast #178: Free Agency round-up & the 2019 Linebacker class

3/20/2019
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The guys discuss the moves the Chargers have made heading into the second week of Free Agency and the impact it has on the team’s future and heading into the draft. Then Garrett and Jamie cover this years Linebacker class. They go over some of the top prospects, list their personal Top 5, also give some sleepers and possible fits for the Chargers including what round they begin looking for this position in the draft. The linebackers they cover on this show are: Devin White – LSU Devin Bush...

Duration:00:57:47

The Lightning Round Podcast #177: Top 5 Free Agents

3/12/2019
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The legal tampering period for the NFL Free Agency has begun and the Lightning Round Podcast have some player options for the Chargers . Before they give their lists, Garrett and Jamie review the moves the Chargers have made in the offseason thus far. They cover the releases of both Corey Liuget and Jahleel Addae, re-signing Denzel Perryman, Jaylen Watkins and Artavis Scott and the team placing an original round tender on Trevor Williams. The guys then break down their Top 5 lists of the...

Duration:00:45:07

The Lightning Round Podcast #176: 2019 Draft Show - Cornerbacks & Safeties

3/5/2019
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The Lightning Round draft podcasts returns and the guys cover cornerbacks and safeties. They go over some of the top prospects, list their personal Top 5, also give some sleepers and possible fits for the Chargers including what round they begin looking for these positions in the draft. The cornerbacks and safeties they cover on this show are: Cornerbacks: Greedy Williams – LSU Deandre Baker – Georgia Julian Love – Notre Dame Byron Murphy – Washington Rock Ya-Sin –...

Duration:01:00:43

The Lightning Round Podcast #175: 2019 Draft Show - Quarterbacks & Tight Ends

2/20/2019
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The Lightning Round draft podcasts returns and the guys cover quarterbacks and tight ends. They go over some of the top prospects, list their personal Top 5, also give some sleepers and possible fits for the Chargers including what round they begin looking for these positions in the draft. The quarterbacks and tight ends they cover on this show are: Quarterbacks: Dwayne Haskins – Ohio State Drew Lock – Missouri Daniel Jones – Duke Kyler Murray – Oklahoma Will Grier – West...

Duration:00:59:27

The Lightning Round Podcast #174: 2019 Draft Show - Running Backs & Wide Receivers

2/6/2019
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The Lightning Round Podcast draft profiles are here and this week’s podcast the guys cover running backs and wide receivers. They go over some of the top prospects, list their personal Top 5, also give some sleepers and possible fits for the Chargers including what round they begin looking for these positions in the draft. The running backs and wide receivers they cover on this show are: Running Backs Josh Jacobs – Alabama Damien Harris – Alabama Darrell Henderson – Memphis Elijah...

Duration:00:55:20