Searles is a born and raised Minnesotan who currently resides in Denver. He was the Pass Game Coordinator for Simley and Mounds View HS and previously wrote for the Daily Thunder, FantasyPros, and Bleacher Report.
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What Do the Super Bowl Contenders All Have In Common That the Vikings Lack?
By Rob Searles - Jan 24, 2023
Last weekend’s divisional round was filled with unexpected twists and turns — and not just from Patrick Mahomes‘s ankle. The football world was treated to a surprisingly […]
Is Minnesota’s Next DC On San Francisco’s Staff?
By Rob Searles - Jan 20, 2023
Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and Kevin O’Connell decided to part ways with defensive coordinator Ed Donatell on Thursday evening. The news didn’t necessarily come as a surprise after the […]
How Did the Vikings Attack Wink Martindale’s Frequent Blitzes?
By Rob Searles - Jan 13, 2023
Super Wild Card Weekend is here! Sunday afternoon’s matchup between the three-seeded Minnesota Vikings and six-seeded New York Giants is one of six different rematches that will […]
Kevin O’Connell Is In Rarified Air
By Rob Searles - Jan 10, 2023
The Minnesota Vikings tied a bow on their regular season with a 29-13 victory over the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on Sunday. The starters that were […]
Is Humanity and Perspective Possible In Football?
By Rob Searles - Jan 6, 2023
This has been arguably the darkest, most difficult week that football has experienced in the history of the sport. The horrifying events of Damar Hamlin collapsing on […]
Will O’Connell Empty the Bag For Jefferson’s NFL Record At Lambeau?
By Rob Searles - Dec 30, 2022
It’s Packers Week, and the shoe is on the other foot for this border battle rivalry. Since Aaron Rodgers became the starter in 2008, it’s usually been […]
How Many Quarterbacks Would You Take Over Kirk Cousins?
By Rob Searles - Dec 27, 2022
With the NFC North already sealed, the Minnesota Vikings held on to the No. 2 seed in the NFC with their latest installment of heart-wrenching buzzer-beater victories, […]
Kevin O’Connell vs. Brian Daboll: Revisiting the 2022 NFL Head Coaching Carousel
By Rob Searles - Dec 23, 2022
A year ago at this time, Skoldiers couldn’t help but fixate on the latest and greatest hotshot coordinator to be the next head coach of the Minnesota […]
The Vikings Don’t Need To Apologize To Anyone
By Rob Searles - Dec 20, 2022
The Minnesota Vikings made NFL history in Week 15 against the Indianapolis Colts. Following a first half in which they stunk up U.S. Bank Stadium with a […]
How Do the Vikings Avoid Becoming the Colts?
By Rob Searles - Dec 16, 2022
The Minnesota Vikings host the going-nowhere-fast Indianapolis Colts on Saturday afternoon. This is a team that has lost six of their past seven, with a leader who […]
What Was Most Concerning Against Detroit?
By Rob Searles - Dec 13, 2022
It was more of the same for the Minnesota Vikings in Week 14’s loss at Ford Field against the Detroit Lions — everything except the end result. […]
How Did Detroit Erase Justin Jefferson In Week 3?
By Rob Searles - Dec 9, 2022
Since he stepped foot in the league in 2020, no team has contained Justin Jefferson more than the Detroit Lions did earlier this season in Week 3 […]