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NFL Mock Draft 2014, Part 2

As promised, here’s the second half of Outside Pressure’s 2014 NFL Mock Draft! For part one of the mock, click here! 17. Baltimore Ravens: Odell Beckham Jr., WR, LSU Team Needs: Safety, Inside Linebacker, Offensive Line Depth The Ravens and Joe Flacco sorely needed more offensive weapons throughout the 2013 season. There are more glaring […]

NFL Mock Draft 2014, Part One

With a little over a month until the 2014 NFL Draft, it’s time for Outside Pressure to throw their hat in the Mock Draft ring. Here’s how I see the first 16 picks shaking out. Don’t forget to check back later in the week for the second half of Round 1. 1. Houston Texans: Blake […]

Philadelphia Phillies 2014 Season Preview

After six months in Afghanistan, it’s time to get Outside Pressure back up and running. It’s baseball season, and what better way to get back to it than a Philadelphia Phillies preview? Any Phils fan will readily admit that the 2014 season is ripe for disappointment. Ruben Amaro Jr. seems to have a loyalty problem […]

Baseball, We Have a Problem

Let’s get a few things out of the way right up front. I love baseball more than I love most things in my life. Anyone who uses PEDs and cheats the game of baseball, should be suspended for at least 100 games and their legacy forever tarnished. The players have to lead the way on […]

Ranking the Starting NFL Quarterbacks – Part 2

If you missed Part 1 of Outside Pressure’s NFL Quarterback ratings, here it is! Let’s keep going… 16. Matt Schaub – Houston Texans – I saw a couple lists that had Schaub as low as 25. I don’t see it and can’t justify that position. The Texans were the best team in football in 2011 […]

Ranking the Starting NFL Quarterbacks – Part 1

The best argument in football is, “which quarterback is the best in the league?” The second best argument is about which quarterback is the worst. That’s right, kids. It’s time to rank the starting quarterbacks for the 2013 season. There’s a chance you’re going to be here for a little while. You may want to […]

Major League Baseball’s Best, All-Star Break Edition

As I sit and watch the Home Run Derby, I figured this was a good time to smash out my mid-season awards. So, that’s what I did. National League Most Valuable Player The Ballot: 1. Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals 2. Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates 3. Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers 4. Buster Posey, San […]

The Zimmerman Noise

I vowed that I would not write a single word about the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin trial because there was nothing to say. The jury would make a ruling, and we would move on as a country…because that’s how it should happen. After seeing more hate and stupidity flying around Facebook and Twitter than I ever […]

MLB 2013 Trade Deadline Rumors

As the 2013 Major League Baseball July 31st trade deadline looms, players like Cliff Lee, Matt Garza, and Chase Utley are bound to get the most attention. Some of the big names floated around will be two or three month rentals and some players have significant time remaining on their contracts. As more rumors start […]

Mad Marathon Race Report

The Mad Marathon in Waitsfield, Vermont is a small scenic marathon in its third year. I got it in my head earlier this year that I wanted to run a marathon or longer distance in all 50 states. I had already knocked Hawaii out of the way, and figured that this marathon fit my planned […]