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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Minnesota’s Offensive Evolution Will Make T.J. Hockenson the No. 2 Target
By Rob Searles - Jun 1, 2023
The 2023 season presents a first in quite some time for the Minnesota Vikings. Since 2017, Adam Thielen was locked and loaded as a receiver who would […]
Can Flores Do For Minnesota’s Defense What Daboll Did With the Giants’ Offense Last Year?
By Rob Searles - May 25, 2023
Over the past three seasons, the Minnesota Vikings have been one of the worst defenses in the entire NFL. New defensive coordinator Brian Flores is inheriting a […]
The Vikings Are Going To Feel Za’Darius Smith’s Absence
By Rob Searles - May 18, 2023
There’s no two ways around it. The Minnesota Vikings got significantly worse as a football team following last week’s trade of edge rusher Za’Darius Smith to the […]
Why Do the Vikings Continue To Neglect the D-line In the Draft?
By Rob Searles - May 11, 2023
Ask and you shall receive. After being told by the football world throughout the offseason that the eternally cornerback-thirsty Minnesota Vikings needed to make even more investments […]
Addison Will Immediately Open Up the Vikings’ Offense
By Rob Searles - Apr 28, 2023
The Minnesota Vikings filled arguably their biggest short-term need by selecting USC wide receiver Jordan Addison with the 23rd-overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. Before heading […]
Brian Branch Could Help Revolutionize Minnesota’s Defense
By Rob Searles - Apr 21, 2023
Mike Zimmer and Rick Spielman cast a spell on Vikings fans and Minnesota sports media. The self-proclaimed cornerback guru wanted you to believe that teams can never […]
Will Levis Is A Risk Worth the Reward For Minnesota
By Rob Searles - Mar 30, 2023
All it took was a couple of mock drafts for the Will Levis hype to turn into a full-blown tidal wave for the Minnesota Vikings. The much-maligned […]
Three Potential Draft Picks That Could Define Minnesota’s Future
By Rob Searles - Mar 23, 2023
The initial wave of free agency is in the rearview and the Minnesota Vikings addressed some of their more immediate needs to defend the NFC North in […]
What Are the Vikings Getting With Marcus Davenport?
By Rob Searles - Mar 14, 2023
Following Monday afternoon’s free-agent signing of TE2 Josh Oliver, Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and the Minnesota Vikings surprised the football world by signing former New Orleans Saints edge rusher […]
How Andy Reid’s Scheme Could Help Solve the Vikings’ Two-High Issue
By Rob Searles - Mar 9, 2023
The dust has settled on the Scouting Combine, and the NFL is already bracing for the start of free agency next week. Fan-favorite Eric Kendricks suffered the […]
Who’s the One Player To Watch At the Combine?
By Rob Searles - Mar 2, 2023
Less than three weeks after Super Bowl LVII, the NFL calendar immediately turns to the 2023 season with the Scouting Combine kicking off today in Indianapolis. Executives, […]
Should the Vikings Pursue A Kevin O’Connell/Robert Woods Reunion?
By Rob Searles - Feb 23, 2023
On Wednesday morning, the Tennessee Titans released veteran wide receiver Robert Woods. The move created $12 million in cap space for first-year general manager Ran Carthon, while […]