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Join Chargers Team Reporter Chris Hayre for behind-the-scenes interviews with players, coaches and front office members throughout the 2018 season.

Join Chargers Team Reporter Chris Hayre for behind-the-scenes interviews with players, coaches and front office members throughout the 2018 season.
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Join Chargers Team Reporter Chris Hayre for behind-the-scenes interviews with players, coaches and front office members throughout the 2018 season.

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Episodes

Episode 26: LB Emeke Egbule, DT Cortez Broughton Discuss Their First Week as Chargers Rookies

5/15/2019
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Sixth-round linebacker Emeke Egbule (27:30) and seventh-round defensive tackle Cortez Broughton (:36) detail their first week in the NFL, including how the Chargers veterans are helping and holding the rookies accountable. Download and subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:39:51

Episode 25: Get to Know the Chargers' First Three Selections

4/27/2019
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First-round defensive tackle Jerry Tillery (:30), second-round safety Nasir Adderley (10:55) and third-round offensive tackle Trey Pipkins (21:00) are guests on a special draft episode. Download and subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:29:10

Episode 24: Justin Jackson Talks Rookie Season, Draft Day Memories and 'Game of Thrones'

4/23/2019
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Running back Justin Jackson (@J_ManPrime21) joins Chris Hayre (@chrishayre) during Phase One of the offseason workout program. Among the topics: looking back on his first season in the NFL, his fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers on "Sunday Night Football," the closeness in the RBs room, draft day memories, Game of Thrones/TV talk, and more. Download and subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:19:11

Episode 23: Hunter Henry, Adrian Phillips on Laying the Foundation for 2019 Season

4/16/2019
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Tight end Hunter Henry (@Hunter_Henry84) and safety Adrian Phillips (@Phillips_17) join Chris Hayre (@chrishayre) during Phase One of the offseason workout program to discuss laying the foundation for a new season, the importance of workouts in April, welcoming new teammates to the Hoag Performance Center in just over a week, and more. Download and subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:28:21

Preseason Schedule Released, Local Pro Day Reaction and Countdown to Nashville with Jeff Miller and Eric Edholm

4/11/2019
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Chris Hayre is joined by the Los Angeles Times' Jeff Miller (:40) and Yahoo's Eric Edholm (15:40) two weeks before the 2019 NFL Draft. Miller reacts to the Chargers' local pro day, the recently released preseason schedule and Phase One of the offseason program, which begins on April 15. Among the topics with Edholm: thoughts on the first-round prospects in the draft, Joey vs. Nick Bosa, ranking the QBs, and possibilities for the Chargers at No. 28 overall. Download, subscribe and rate/review...

Duration:00:38:38

Podcast: 1-on-1 with the Newest Chargers Thomas Davis, Tyrod Taylor

3/15/2019
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Linebacker Thomas Davis and quarterback Tyrod Taylor join Chris Hayre on a new episode the Backstage: Chargers Podcast presented by Toyota.

Duration:00:20:05

Episode 21: Denzel Perryman Talks Return, "ASAP" Mantra and New Teammate Thomas Davis

3/13/2019
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Linebacker Denzel Perryman (@D_Perryman52) joins Chris Hayre (@chrishayre) to discuss his return to the team on a new episode of the Backstage: Chargers Podcast presented by Toyota. Among the topics: returning to the team and the emotions of the week, embracing the "ASAP" mantra, Derwin James' leadership during his rookie season, new teammate and fellow linebacker Thomas Davis, and goals for 2019. Download and subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:16:54

Episode 20: DE Isaac Rochell Talks Offseason Trips, Combine Memories and Social Media Habits

2/26/2019
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Chris Hayre (@chrishayre) is joined by defensive end Issac Rochell on episode 20 of the Backstage: Chargers Podcast presented by Toyota. Among the topics: his busy start to the offseason, reflecting on the 2018 season, getting over the playoff loss to the Patriots, NFL Scouting Combine memories, healthy social media habits and more. Download and subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:25:39

Episode 19: GM Tom Telesco Recaps the 2018 Season

1/17/2019
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Chris Hayre (@chrishayre) is joined by General Manager Tom Telesco on episode No. 19 of the Backstage: Chargers Podcast presented by Toyota. Among the topics: recapping the 2018 season, how this team can further improve in 2019, the play of Philip Rivers, Derwin James’ rookie season, how kicker Michael Badgley became a Charger, a look ahead to Senior Bowl, and an interesting parallel between the 2018 Chargers and the 2002 Colts. Download, subscribe and review wherever you listen to podcasts.

Duration:00:23:22

Episode 18: Rayshawn Jenkins, Shawne Merriman

1/8/2019
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Chris Hayre is joined by safety Rayshawn Jenkins, who discusses the energy that the secondary brings to the team, being a teammate with kicker Michael Badgley at the University of Miami and more. Chargers great Shawne Merriman previews Sunday's matchup with the New England Patriots. Download, subscribe and leave a review in Apple Podcasts.

Duration:00:31:59

Episode 17: Adrian Phillips Talks Playoffs, Pro Bowl and Playing on the Road

1/1/2019
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Safety Adrian Phillips joins Chris Hayre to discuss this Sunday's rematch with the Baltimore Ravens, watching film with rookie safety Derwin James and his journey from undrafted free agent to first-time Pro Bowler and playoff participant.

Duration:00:21:54

Episode 16: Spero Dedes Talks Playoffs, Previews Chargers-Broncos

12/28/2018
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CBS Sports' Spero Dedes joins the latest episode of the Backstage: Chargers Podcast presented by Toyota. Plus, a flashback interview with Chargers tight end Virgil Green, who will play in Denver this Sunday for the first time as an opponent. Download, subscribe and leave a rating/review in Apple Podcasts.

Duration:00:26:49

Episode 15: Tom Telesco, Michael Davis

12/18/2018
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Chris Hayre (@chrishayre) is joined by General Manager Tom Telesco and cornerback Michael Davis (@MikeyQuince) on episode No. 15 of the Backstage: Chargers Podcast presented by Toyota. Among the topics with Telesco (:25): reliving the fourth quarter of Chargers-Chiefs, Anthony Lynn’s leadership, team building and Hunter Henry’s return to practice. Davis discusses his performance against the Chiefs, his journey to the NFL and preparing for the Ravens (16:40). Download, subscribe and review...

Duration:00:32:41

Audio: Chargers WPMOY Nominee Corey Liuget

12/7/2018
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Chris Hayre is joined by defensive tackle Corey Liuget -- the Chargers' nominee for the 2018 Walter Payton Man of the Year.

Duration:00:10:06

Podcast: Recapping the Win in Pittsburgh with Shawne Merriman, Sean Culkin

12/4/2018
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Chargers great Shawne Merriman shares his thoughts on the team's thrilling win against the Steelers; tight end Sean Culkin describes what it was like on the field during the game-winning kick on a new episode of the Backstage: Chargers Podcast presented by Toyota.

Duration:00:35:02

Podcast: Watt Brothers Square Off Sunday, Justin Jackson on Staying Ready

11/27/2018
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Fullback Derek Watt discusses facing his younger brother T.J. this Sunday night in Pittsburgh. Running back Justin Jackson talks stepping up on the heels of his seven-carry, 57-yard performance against Arizona on a new episode of the Backstage: Chargers Podcast presented by Toyota.

Duration:00:34:52

Episode 12: Kyle Emanuel and Nick Dzubnar

11/20/2018
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Chris Hayre (@chrishayre) is joined by linebackers Kyle Emanuel (@KyleEmanuel51) and Nick Dzubnar (@NickDzubnar) on episode No. 12 of the Backstage: Chargers Podcast presented by Toyota. Among the topics: their Movember mustaches; the similarities between the two friends, from being FCS linebackers to sharing the same college major; bouncing back from Sunday’s loss to Denver; the selflessness in the locker room; the leadership of Anthony Lynn and Gus Bradley; Kobe Bryant’s visit to practice;...

Duration:00:34:26

Episode 11: John Spanos, Dan Feeney

11/13/2018
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With the Chargers' Salute to Service game this Sunday, President of Football Operations John Spanos discusses his grandfather Alex Spanos' service and the family’s long-standing support for our military. Offensive guard Dan Feeney discusses the offensive line's early success, sharing a huddle with Philip Rivers, how his grandmother sparked his love for the game of football, and more.

Duration:00:36:37

Episode 10: Geno Smith

11/6/2018
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Chris Hayre (@chrishayre) is joined by quarterback Geno Smith (@GenoSmith3) on the tenth episode of the Backstage: Chargers Podcast presented by Toyota. Among the topics: West Virginia football; his 656-yard, eight-touchdown game at WVU; significance behind winning MVP of the 2012 Orange Bowl; book recommendations; passion for creative writing; coaching aspirations; sharing a quarterbacks room with both Eli Manning and Philip Rivers; and his work in the community -- both in New York and Los...

Duration:00:28:27

Podcast: Ron Milus Talks Close-Knit Bolts Secondary, Coaching Journey

10/31/2018
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On a new Backstage: Chargers Podcast presented by Toyota, Defensive Backs Coach Ron Milus discusses his return to Seattle this weekend -- not far from where his coaching journey began.

Duration:00:22:33