Rob Searles was born and raised in Minnesota, with a lifetime of covering his eyes to the inevitable shortcomings courtesy of our favorite local sports teams. He currently serves as a featured writer for FantasyPros, providing expertise on fantasy football, varying from redraft, dynasty, and superflex formats, and he coaches the wide receivers and serves as the passing game coordinator for Simley High School's varsity football program. Before coaching at Simley, he spent five years in the same role for Mounds View's varsity football program. He also covers the NBA, first serving as a staff writer for Daily Thunder, covering the Oklahoma City Thunder as a credentialed media member for the 2018-19 season. Rob also covered the Houston Rockets for SB Nation during the 2019-20 season. While attending the University of Nebraska, Rob was a featured columnist for Bleacher Report covering the Nebraska Cornhuskers football team.
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What’s the Verdict on Cameron Dantzler Thus Far?
By Rob Searles - Sep 23, 2022
The Minnesota Vikings host the 1-1 Detroit Lions on Sunday. Minnesota’s defense will have its hands full with a surprisingly lethal offense spearheaded by Amon-Ra St. Brown, […]
Did Philadelphia Just Lay Out the Blueprint on Kirk Cousins?
By Rob Searles - Sep 20, 2022
The Minnesota Vikings fell in embarrassing fashion, 24-7, on Monday Night Football against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. Ed Donatell’s defensive gameplan treated Jalen Hurts […]
Philadelphia Will Test Minnesota’s Biggest Weakness
By Rob Searles - Sep 16, 2022
The Minnesota Vikings’ thorough domination of the Green Bay Packers in Week 1 inside US Bank Stadium brought about plenty of encouraging developments. Minnesota’s defense allowed just […]
Kirk Cousins Still Owns Aaron Rodgers
By Rob Searles - Sep 13, 2022
Following a Week 6 victory at Soldier Field last season, Aaron Rodgers went viral after he scored on a six-yard rush in the fourth quarter. IVE OWNED […]
Have the Vikings Earned Expectations?
By Rob Searles - Sep 7, 2022
When Kevin O’Connell was in the midst of his NFL playing career, he just so happened to be in the room with the 2010 New York Jets […]
What Does the Jalen Reagor Trade Mean For Minnesota’s Offense?
By Rob Searles - Sep 2, 2022
On Wednesday afternoon, Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and the Minnesota Vikings traded for Jalen Reagor, the Philadelphia Eagels’ former first-round pick in 2020. Have you ever heard that once […]
Which McVay Staple Has Kevin O’Connell Kept Under Wraps?
By Rob Searles - Aug 30, 2022
The preseason is officially in the rearview, and now the Minnesota Vikings can shift their entire focus to Week 1’s matchup against the Green Bay Packers at […]
Which Minnesota Icon Deserves a Guest Appearance Alongside Paul Allen This Season?
By Rob Searles - Aug 26, 2022
The end of August means Skoldiers will be flocking to The Great Minnesota Get-Together over the next two weeks. With folks in the Twin Cities soaking up […]
The Vikings Can Rest Easy At Night With Nick Mullens
By Rob Searles - Aug 23, 2022
After two preseason games, Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and the Minnesota Vikings’ front office had seen enough. On Monday morning, the Vikings acquired backup quarterback Nick Mullens from the […]
KJ Osborn Will Have A Bigger Year Than You Think
By Rob Searles - Aug 19, 2022
We learned two things about Kevin O’Connell‘s offense last week in Las Vegas. The Minnesota Vikings will basically live in 11-personnel (one running back, one tight end, […]
What Did We Learn About Kevin O’Connell’s Offense In Vegas?
By Rob Searles - Aug 16, 2022
The Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and Kevin O’Connell era kicked off — albeit in their first preseason game — on Sunday afternoon against the Las Vegas Raiders inside Allegiant […]
Could Colin Kaepernick Become the Vikings’ QB2?
By Rob Searles - Aug 12, 2022
Backup quarterbacks Sean Mannion and Kellen Mond reportedly left a lot to be desired during Monday’s night practice in front of 7,000 fans at TCO Performance Center. […]