Jim Souhan

Columnist | Sports
Phone: 612-719-0257
Jim Souhan writes four columns and week and writes posts to the blog Souhan on Sports on Startribune.com. He can also be heard on 1500ESPN on Sunday from 10-noon and weekdays at 2:05 p.m.

Recent content from Jim Souhan

Souhan: From Polar Vortex to Basil Smotherman, I've got it covered

On concussions, coaching searches, Chris Kluwe and other assorted thoughts.

Updated: January 05, 2014, - 11:05 PM

Souhan: Zygi Wilf can't afford to botch Vikings' coaching hire

Wilf is about to make his first coaching hire as an experienced, sentient NFL owner. This will be the hire that defines him.

Updated: January 05, 2014, - 12:00 AM

Souhan: With no excuses, Gophers fall hard in opener

Thursday night at Williams Arena, the Gophers lost an essential game for the most fundamental of reasons. They couldn't shoot straight.

Updated: January 03, 2014, - 10:33 AM

Souhan: Vikings need to find a diamond in the rough

Sift through the verbosity, and what Rick Spielman seemed to be trying to say is that he won’t limit his coaching search to a certain résumé type.

Updated: December 31, 2013, - 03:06 PM

Souhan: Twins, not Vikings, mastered Dome's quirks

To attempt nostalgia while saying goodbye to our gray-and-off-white eyesore requires an acknowledgment that it treated the Twins far better than it treated anyone else.

Updated: December 31, 2013, - 01:13 AM

Souhan: Patterson's skills blow roof off Dome

Cordarrelle Patterson has Randy Moss’ number and Percy Harvin’s moves for the Vikings.

Updated: December 29, 2013, - 11:54 PM

Souhan: Aging Vikings defense has few salvageable parts

In a week, the Vikings likely will be looking for a new coach and a franchise quarterback. The brain trust will also need to add a few quality defenders

Updated: December 23, 2013, - 09:50 AM

Chart: Vikings can't stop anyone

can’t stop ’emSome Vikings numbers this season:467 Points given up (31.1 per game). The team record is 484 in 1984,...

Updated: December 23, 2013, - 01:52 AM

Souhan: Ponder still a mystery, but Cassel fits all the requisites

The guy who has started the Vikings’ past two games has come through in a way they wish Christian Ponder had.

Updated: December 21, 2013, - 11:00 PM

Souhan: Foregone conclusions on Vikings? Not so fast

If coach Leslie Frazier can engineer another surprising December surge, it should make the Wilfs think twice about replacing him.

Updated: December 16, 2013, - 11:38 AM

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