If Nick Saban Can Adapt, Why Can’t Mike Zimmer?
By Rob Searles - Apr 12, 2021
Two weeks ago, legendary Alabama head coach Nick Saban made headlines for a certain admission. Despite garnering iconic status for his defensive mastery after winning seven national […]
How Much of Kirk Cousins’ Production Comes From Garbage Time?
By Rob Searles - Apr 5, 2021
Over the past three years, we’ve heard plenty of explanations for Kirk Cousins‘ propensity to irk Minnesota Vikings’ fans. Whether it be his contract, his inability to […]
Where’s the Recent Return on Investment at Cornerback?
By Rob Searles - Mar 29, 2021
When you share a division with Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers, you better make damn sure you have competent play in your secondary. No one […]
Vikings Fans Should Keep Their Eye On Todd Downing
By Rob Searles - Mar 22, 2021
Over the past three years, two of head coach Mike Vrabel‘s offensive coordinators have been elevated to head coaching positions, Matt LaFleur and Arthur Smith. Stepping in […]
Mike Zimmer’s Continuity Struggles Compared to Other Long-Tenured Head Coaches
By Rob Searles - Mar 15, 2021
Entering his eighth year as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings, Mike Zimmer is the seventh-longest-tenured active head coach in the National Football League. On the surface, […]
Was Minnesota’s 2020 Injury Excuse Valid?
By Rob Searles - Mar 8, 2021
Make no mistake about it: It’s extremely difficult to have sustained success in the National Football League when your stars are not playing between the lines on […]
Is Boredom a Good Enough Reason For a Change?
By Rob Searles - Feb 25, 2021
Boredom got a new best friend, and his name is Mike Zimmer. Let’s be honest with ourselves here: As a Vikings fan, do you really expect our […]
What Are the Vikings’ Best Options If They Move On From Zimmer?
By Rob Searles - Dec 23, 2020
With Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings writing the latest chapter in the age old “Let’s Do Juuuuust Enough to Get The Fanbase Excited Before Inventing New […]
Gary Kubiak vs. Todd Bowles: A Battle of Comfort Zones
By Rob Searles - Dec 12, 2020
The 6-6 Minnesota Vikings escape the surprisingly tolerable December in Minneapolis (three cheers for global warming!) by visiting the 7-5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday in what […]
Cousins Has Earned More Autonomy At The Line Of Scrimmage
By Rob Searles - Dec 5, 2020
Fresh off his first fourth-quarter comeback victory against the Carolina Panthers last week, Kirk Cousins has been carrying the Minnesota Vikings since the team’s Week 7 bye. […]
Joe Brady Showed Gary Kubiak How To Unleash Justin Jefferson
By Rob Searles - Nov 28, 2020
With the Minnesota Vikings welcoming the Carolina Panthers to U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday for a Week 12 contest, I’d be remiss if we didn’t take a […]
Adam Thielen: Red Zone Monster
By Rob Searles - Nov 27, 2020
Last Sunday provided yet another chapter in the Vikings Heartbreak Hotel history books following weeks of momentous buildup. After coming out victorious, running the NFC North gauntlet […]