Summary: Join Chris Hayre and several special guests as they discuss all of the Chargers' latest news.
On a “Raiders Week” edition of Chargers Weekly, Chris Hayre (@chrishayre) is joined by NFL on CBS analyst and former Raiders quarterback Rich Gannon (@RichGannon12) to preview Sunday’s game (:40). Chris then welcomes in former Raiders linebacker and ESPN host/analyst Kirk Morrison (@kirkmorrison) to discuss the Chargers-Raiders rivalry and preview some of Week 6’s biggest games (17:55). Former Chargers defensive end Marcellus Wiley (@marcelluswiley) closes the show to share his thoughts on last week’s win over the Giants; he also gives a prediction for Sunday (36:00). Get involved in future episodes by leaving a review in iTunes. Download and subscribe!
NFL Media's Dave Dameshek (@Dameshek) joins Chris Hayre (@chrishayre) on Chargers Weekly to pick a six-pack of Week 5 games, including the Chargers at Giants (:40). Chris then welcomes in ESPN NFL Nation Giants reporter Jordan Raanan (@JordanRaanan) to get this week's opposing view (27:30). Chargers.com team reporter Hayley Elwood (@ChargersHElwood) also joins the podcast to share the latest surrounding the team, including what the players are doing off the field (44:40). Get involved in future episodes by leaving a review in iTunes or leaving an audio message for Chris at chargers.com/podcast. Download and subscribe!
Chris Hayre (@chrishayre) is joined by former Chargers All-Pro linebacker Shawne Merriman (@shawnemerriman), the Philadelphia Daily News’ Les Bowen (@LesBowen), NFL.com’s Alex Gelhar (@AlexGelhar), and Chargers.com’s Ricky Henne (@ChargersRHenne) on the Week 4 edition of Chargers Weekly. Among the topics with Merriman: the biggest thing the Chargers need to do to get win No. 1 (:45), what he expects from Philip Rivers on Sunday (4:00), and Melvin Ingram’s hot start (4:45); Bowen recaps the Eagles’ dramatic Week 3 win over the Giants and previews Sunday’s game at StubHub Center (11:00); Gelhar provides advice for your fantasy teams entering Week 4 (27:30); Henne shares his takeaways from last Sunday’s game vs. Kansas City and looks ahead to the Eagles (43:00).
Chris Hayre (@chrishayre) is joined by CBS Sports’ Kevin Harlan (@Kevinharlan), ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher (@adamteicher) and NFL Network’s James Koh (@JamesDKoh) on the Week 3 edition of Chargers Weekly. Among the topics with Harlan: calling a big AFC West game so early in the season (3:00), the Chiefs’ dominance over the AFC West the last two seasons (6:45), thoughts on Philip Rivers’ career (11:00), and not knowing which NFL teams are for real until October (14:30); Teicher gives his thoughts on rookie running back Kareem Hunt (21:00) and Keenan Allen vs. Marcus Peters (25:30); Koh provides advice for your fantasy teams entering Week 3 (29:30).
Chris Hayre (@chrishayre) is joined by CBS Sports’ Greg Gumbel, the Miami Herald’s Armando Salguero (@ArmandoSalguero), NFL.com’s Matt Harmon (@MattHarmon_BYB), and Chargers.com’s Ricky Henne (@ChargersRHenne) on the Week 2 edition of Chargers Weekly. Among the topics with Gumbel: the last time he called a game in Los Angeles (1:10), Sunday storylines (9:25), and the most unique venue he’s called a game in (19:00); Salguero discusses Hurricane Irma recovery efforts (22:15), expectations for Jay Cutler (28:00), and match-ups that could decide Sunday’s game (36:50); Harmon provides fantasy football advice entering Week 2 (38:30); Henne talks bouncing back from Monday's loss and keys to a Chargers victory against Miami (53:00).
Chris Hayre (@chrishayre) is joined by ESPN's Rex Ryan, Beth Mowins and Adam Schefter on the regular season debut of Chargers Weekly. Among the topics with Ryan: why Week 1 is so unique for a head coach (2:05), Philip Rivers vs. Denver's secondary (5:00), and when he knew Anthony Lynn was ready to be a head coach (11:45); Beth Mowins (@bethmowins) reflects on what Monday night will mean to her (15:40), the multiple storylines in this season opener (16:30), and the advice that Mike Tirico and Sean McDonough shared about preparing for "Monday Night Football" (23:00); Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) discusses Anthony Lynn's return to Denver (24:00), the Chargers chances in the AFC West (28:00), and news and notes from around the league (29:15).
Chris Hayre (@chrishayre) is joined by ESPN's Matt Bowen (@MattBowen41) on the official L.A. Chargers Podcast. Among the topics: the importance of the last preseason game for young players (:40), Bowen's "Welcome to the NFL" moment with Lorenzo Neal (4:50), understanding Gus Bradley's defense (9:40), how the University of Iowa prepared Desmond King for the NFL (12:45), comparing Jason Verrett's footwork to Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson (18:10), Philip Rivers' pass catchers (20:15), Bowen's fantasy football sleepers (28:30), and the Chargers' chances in the AFC West (40:50).
Chris Hayre is joined by NFL.com's Matt Franciscovich (@MattFranchise) on the LA Chargers Podcast. Among the topics: biggest fantasy storyline entering Week 3 of the preseason (1:50), Melvin Gordon going in the first round (3:10), when to draft Keenan Allen (4:15), Hunter Henry's potential for a breakout year (7:15), Philip Rivers' fantasy value (9:00), a high-profile player to avoid (12:15), Franchise's favorite rookie (14:50), an undervalued quarterback to target (17:45), and a late-round sleeper (21:00) .
Chris Hayre is joined by tight end Hunter Henry on the Chargers Training Camp Podcast. Among the topics: starting his NFL career with Philip Rivers as his quarterback (1:50), setting personal goals in 2017 (3:10), NFL tight ends he watched in college (4:15), productive joint practices against the Saints (5:50), goals for Saturday's preseason game against the Rams (7:15), how fantasy football creeps into everyday life (9:15), adjusting to LA (10:55), a family football legacy at the University of Arkansas (12:40), and what fans should know about Hunter Henry (15:20).
Chris Hayre is joined by the Los Angeles Times' Dan Woike and Chargers.com's Ricky Henne. Among the topics with Woike: Philip Rivers' performance in joint practices with the Saints (1:20), offensive takeaways from Sunday (3:10), getting the running game going (5:00), Desmond King continuing to make plays (10:50), Dexter McCoil's size (14:50), and what to look for this week in practice and in the third preseason game (16:35); Henne and Hayre discuss the tone-setting play from Sunday (18:25), the importance of Saturday's "dress rehearsal" game (20:45), and more on McCoil's pick-six (22:50).
Chris Hayre is joined by NFL Network’s Andrew Siciliano and the Chargers’ Senior Director of Player Engagement, Arthur Hightower. Among the topics with Siciliano: his crazy training camp schedule (:40), benefits of joint practices (1:25), observations from Friday (3:00), why the Chargers and Saints frustrate the Red Zone Channel (5:50), and how the Chargers fit in the AFC West (8:55); Arthur Hightower explains his role with the Chargers (10:20), getting rookies adjusted to the NFL (13:20), Shawne Merriman’s offseason visit with the rookies (16:25), and the most rewarding part of the position (22:20).
Chris Hayre is joined by The MMQB’s Albert Breer and ABC7’s Ashley Brewer on the Chargers Training Camp Podcast. Among the topics with Breer: takeaways from joint practice with the Saints (:40), impressions of Head Coach Anthony Lynn (1:45), what the offense will look like in 2017 (2:55), importance of pass rushers in Gus Bradley’s system (4:20), and surveying the AFC West (5:55); Ashley Brewer discusses last weekend’s preseason game at StubHub Center (8:55), winning in L.A. (12:50), and ABC7’s broadcast partnership with the Chargers (14:50).
Chris Hayre is joined by offensive tackle Russell Okung on the Chargers Training Camp Podcast. Among the topics: how Okung became a member of the Chargers (1:10), using past experiences to help spearhead this Chargers offensive line (3:10), having familiarity with AFC West pass rushers (4:00), expectations for the O-line this week vs. Saints (6:50), exploring the food scene in L.A. (7:25), podcast recommendations (9:35), Okung’s love for computers (11:30), and embracing Los Angeles as home (13:40).
Chris Hayre is joined by cornerback Casey Hayward. Among the topics: entering 2017 coming off a Pro Bowl season (:55), playing on a large stage in Los Angeles (2:30), responsibilities in Gus Bradley’s defense (3:25), being paired with Jason Verrett (5:15), being teammates with Philip Rivers and Aaron Rodgers (7:35), who talks more: Rodgers or Rivers? (8:45), preparing for Drew Brees and the Saints (10:00), a surprise visitor crashes the podcast (12:45), and Hayward’s message to Chargers fans (14:15).
Chris Hayre is joined by ESPN’s Eric Williams, safety Tre Boston and former Chargers defensive end Marcellus Wiley. Among the topics with Williams: efficiency of the offense’s opening drive (:50), Travis Benjamin’s touchdown catch and impressive camp (2:10), eliminating turnovers (5:05), Desmond King’s night (6:25), and looking ahead to joint practices with the New Orleans Saints (8:10); Boston shares his thoughts on playing in StubHub Center (11:25) and rookies adjusting to the NFL (13:45); Wiley recaps what he saw from the Chargers vs. Seattle, and gives his thoughts on the talents of Joey Bosa and Melvin Ingram (15:25).