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The Lightning Round Podcast #205: It’s been a hell of a ride! Thank you!

1/7/2020
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We’ve spent the last six seasons and 205 episodes living our dream by talking Chargers with thousands of fans every week. During that time, Garrett and Jamie have shared a wide range of emotions with everyone including joy, elation, shock, frustration, disappointment, rage, and love. Now, it’s time to share one last powerful emotion with all of you – sadness. We have decided this week’s show will be our last. While this wasn’t an easy decision for either one of us, the time is right. While...

Duration:00:22:31

The Lightning Round Podcast #204: Excellent offensive gameplan

12/11/2019
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The Chargers thrash the Jacksonville Jaguars on the road behind an effective offensive gameplan. The guys start off the show talking about why Denzel Perryman and Roderic Teamer got sent home before the game Sunday and why that may not be good news for Perryman's future with the team. They then rave about Philip Rivers performance, Austin Ekeler's historic game on the ground and through the air, Derwin James returning to form and if Melvin Ingram should get another contract after he’s a free...

Duration:00:39:06

The Lightning Round Podcast #203: It’s time to start evaluating guys

12/5/2019
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The Chargers find another unique way to lose a game, this time to the Denver Broncos. Coming off the bye week the team made some minor tweaks to the lineup and the results were both good and bad. The guys talk about Desmond King losing his returner role, more playing time for Kyzir White, the return of Derwin James and Adrian Phillips and of course the calamity of errors that lost the game for the Chargers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:05

The Lightning Round Podcast #202: Is it time for Philip Rivers to retire?

11/27/2019
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The Chargers have some reinforcements on the way with the upcoming return of Derwin James and Adrian Phillips but is it enough to save the season? The guys take the entire show to discuss Philip Rivers recent play and whether they believe he’s part of the future. They answer some important questions like: Should Rivers retire after this season? Should the team bench Rivers and start Tyrod Taylor to finish out the year? Are his teammates losing faith in him? What should the Chargers do at...

Duration:00:36:58

The Lightning Round Podcast #201: The podcast’s greatest hits

11/18/2019
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The show just surpassed it’s 200th episode of the Lightning Round Podcast. They are re-airing episode 100 which contains highlights throughout the years including their favorite bits, song parodies and much more. 200 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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:05:50

The Lightning Round Podcast #200 LIVE

11/12/2019
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Well that didn’t go as planned. Garrett and Jamie celebrate 200 episodes of the Lightning Round Podcast live on Youtube but the thing is only one of them could get on last night. Garrett is on mic and Jamie is on speaker phone but they did the show anyways. They took questions, talked Chargers, had some drinks and most importantly they had some fun doing it. A special thank you to everyone who has listened to the podcast, 200 episodes is no small feat and the guys have you to thank for the...

Duration:00:59:51

The Lightning Round Podcast #199: Shane Steichen’s OC debut

11/6/2019
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The Chargers collect a meaningful victory over the Green Bay Packers. The guys start off the show talking about how the team’s new offensive coordinator Shane Steichen did in his first game of action. They then move on to recap last Sunday’s game and discuss how Joey Bosa and Melvin Ingram carried the load, the improvement of the offensive line, some new players stepping up plus they discuss head coach Anthony Lynn’s decision to go for it on 4th down late in the game. Learn more about your...

Duration:00:30:05

The Lightning Round Podcast #198: Why are the Chargers making things so complicated?

10/24/2019
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The Chargers lose three in a row and fumble Sunday’s game away to the Tennessee Titans. Before the guys breakdown some storylines from the game they talk about the upcoming return of the Chargers Left Tackle Russell Okung. They then move on to recap last Sunday’s game and discuss why the team keeps making things complicated offensively, some players that made a positive impact, how the defensive tackles looked while down two starters and of course the Melvin Gordon fumble that cost them the...

Duration:00:45:55

The Lightning Round Podcast #197: Let’s let it rip

10/15/2019
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Duration:00:27:57

The Lightning Round Podcast #196: We finally got Lamp and it cost us everything

10/10/2019
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The Chargers lose an ugly one against the Denver Broncos and the guys scrap the format and take questions for the majority of the podcast. Before all that, they discuss the ramifications of the team sending center Mike Pouncey to the IR and how Forrest Lamp will finally get his shot. The questions they answer include: If Rivers might retire after this season, grading OC Ken Whisenhunt and DC Gus Bradley so far this year, Jerry Tillery’s development and who on the BFTB staff would win the...

Duration:00:48:19

The Lightning Round Podcast #195: The Chargers changes

10/2/2019
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The Chargers get their second win of the season against the Miami Dolphins which is their first win in Miami since 1981. The Chargers shuffled a lot of players in and out of the lineup on Sunday. Some player got starters minutes out of necessity while others were used to tinker with some new looks. The guys cover how the new players played against the Dolphins and how the team will look with all the injuries that have occurred over the last few weeks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:33:20

Score More #17: The matchup vs. the Miami Dolphins

9/26/2019
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This is Episode #17 of the Score More podcast! Garrett is breaking down the Chargers upcoming opponent and this week it is the Miami Dolphins. We will go through both injury reports and talk about the effect it will have for the game on Sunday. Garrett then goes through important players and matchups on both sides of the ball and talks about where the Chargers have advantages and disadvantages. To wrap it all up, he gives a prediction of what he thinks the score will be and why. Learn more...

Duration:00:15:56

The Lightning Round Podcast #194: Addressing Anthony Lynn’s comments

9/25/2019
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The Chargers drop their second game in a row to the Houston Texans. The guys give a brief overview of some of the same mistakes the team made this week. They move right onto some of the comments head coach Anthony Lynn made earlier this week. Is it all just “coachspeak?” They address the remarks about how Rayshawn Jenkins is “elite”, how Travis Benjamin should “get the ball more” and why it appears the team has no plan for their second round picks: Nasir Adderely and Forrest Lamp. Learn more...

Duration:00:35:35

The Lightning Round Podcast #193: Should the Chargers trade for Jalen Ramsey?

9/18/2019
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The Chargers get their first loss of the young 2019 season on the road against the Detroit Lions. Before the guys breakdown some storylines from the game they answer a question about the Chargers pass rushers, the newly signed veteran Tight End and of course the possibility of the Chargers trading for Jaguars star corner Jalen Ramsey. They then move on to recap last Sunday’s game and discuss the team’s self inflected wounds, some players that are showing some good signs early on and how the...

Duration:00:49:38

The Lightning Round Podcast #192: No Melvin Gordon, no problem

9/11/2019
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The Chargers get their first win to start the season since 2015 and the first of Anthony Lynn’s heading coaching tenure. Garrett and Jamie are here to discuss three important storylines from their win against the Colts on Sunday. They talk about the run game sans Melvin Gordon, the Chargers run defense and how the offensive line had some good and bad moments. They discuss Ty Long’s big contribution, how some rookies flashed on special teams and how some new players at new positions fared in...

Duration:00:29:49

Score More #16: The matchup vs. the Indianapolis Colts

9/5/2019
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This is Episode #16 of the Score More podcast! Garrett is breaking down the Chargers upcoming opponent and this week it is the Indianapolis Colts. We will go through both injury reports and talk about the effect it will have for the game on Sunday. Garrett then goes through important players and matchups on both sides of the ball and talks about where the Chargers have advantages and disadvantages. To wrap it all up, he gives a prediction of what he thinks the score will be and why. Learn...

Duration:00:17:15

The Lightning Round Podcast #191: 53-man roster review & record predictions

9/3/2019
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The team announced the 53-man roster heading into the 2019 season and Garrett and Jamie are here to review the Chargers roster. After running through the depth chart heading into Week 1 the guys make some season predictions including: Chargers MVP Chargers Defensive Player of the Year Chargers Offensive Player of the Year Chargers Breakout Player of the Year Chargers Comeback Player of the Year Chargers Rookie of the Year After forecasting some future awards for the upcoming season they go...

Duration:00:55:24

The Lightning Round Podcast #190: 53-man roster projections

8/27/2019
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The Chargers just wrapped up their dress rehearsal with the Seattle Seahawks and Garrett and Jamie are ready to predict who will make the team’s 53-man roster. There are discussions about how many quarterbacks they should carry and which ones, if Troymaine Pope should be in over Detrez Newsome and a conversation about Head Coach Anthony Lynn’s comments on the status of the Offensive Line heading into the regular season. Defensively, they go back and forth on how many Defensive Tackles to...

Duration:00:46:49

The Lightning Round Podcast #189: Chargers Lose Derwin James, Add Dontrelle Inman

8/21/2019
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The Chargers lose their second preseason game in a row falling to the New Orleans Saint 19-17. The guys discuss Derwin James’ injury and his upcoming replacement, the release of the Chargers long time long snapper Mike Windt and the new addition of the old veteran Dotrelle Inman to the wide receiver group. They discuss the highs and lows from the team’s second preseason game against the Saints: Garrett covers the Chargers defense and special teams and Jamie reviews the Offense. Learn more...

Duration:00:48:05

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