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 Klint Kubiak Is Doing Right
By Rob Searles - Dec 12, 2021
Serious question: Has the NFL ever seen another first-year offensive coordinator that’s been as commonly criticized by his own fanbase as Klint Kubiak? And one who is […]
What Are The Wilfs Waiting For? Get Joe Brady on the Horn
By Rob Searles - Dec 7, 2021
Before I get started, allow me to apologize to fellow Skoldiers out there who feel less than enthusiastic about recently terminated Carolina Panthers offensive coordinator Joe Brady. […]
3 Critical Blunders That Cost the Vikings In Santa Clara
By Rob Searles - Dec 1, 2021
The Minnesota Vikings lost 26-34 to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. In a game that saw Minnesota’s defense give up 208 rushing yards — the third […]
Do the Vikings Have The Best Wide Receiver Duo In the NFL?
By Rob Searles - Nov 27, 2021
The Minnesota Vikings’ top two receivers reminded the football world how potent they are last week. Justin Jefferson and Adam Thielen combined for 20 targets, 16 receptions, […]
Kirk Cousins Belongs In the MVP Discussion
By Rob Searles - Nov 23, 2021
Don’t look now, but the Minnesota Vikings have reached the tail end of their murderer’s row of six-straight opponents with serious playoff aspirations, and they’re firmly entrenched […]
Is Rick Spielman Part Of the Solution?
By Rob Searles - Nov 20, 2021
At 4-5, the Minnesota Vikings continue to hang on by the skin of their teeth for relevance within the NFC. And with the NFC-leading Green Bay Packers […]
Is Kirk Cousins the Best QB In the NFC North?
By Rob Searles - Nov 16, 2021
Last Sunday was just another day at the office for Kirk Cousins. Minnesota’s $150 million man completed 25 of 37 passes for 294 yards, two touchdowns, and […]
Kirk Cousins Is Not the Problem Right Now
By Rob Searles - Nov 9, 2021
After the Minnesota Vikings came out, yet again, on the wrong end of another fourth-quarter comeback, the fans have returned to a favorite pastime: pointing the finger […]
Greg Roman Unapologetically Pounds the Rock In A Passing League
By Rob Searles - Nov 5, 2021
Coming off a nationally televised humiliation to Cooper Rush and the Dallas Cowboys on Halloween night, the 3-4 Minnesota Vikings head to Maryland to take on the […]
How Have Teams Fared When They Replaced A Defensive Head Coach With An Offensive One?
By Rob Searles - Nov 2, 2021
For the past 11 seasons, the Minnesota Vikings have been led by head coaches who spent their entire coaching careers focusing on the defensive side of the […]
Why Has Kellen Moore Become A Sought-After Head Coaching Candidate?
By Rob Searles - Oct 26, 2021
For the second-straight game, the Minnesota Vikings find themselves squaring off against a young and highly publicized offensive coordinator who will likely become a head coach next […]
Joe Brady Has To Have Been Intrigued By the Vikings Offense
By Rob Searles - Oct 19, 2021
The Minnesota Vikings escaped another late-game collapse for the second consecutive week, walking off the Carolina Panthers in overtime with a 34-28 victory in Week 6. After […]