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: Gophers see benefit of going for it on 4th down.

The Gophers won 24-10, not because of every-down dominance, but because they aced every fourth-down test, physically and strategically.

Updated: November 10, 2013, - 06:23 AM

Souhan: Williams' second half picks up Vikings' defense

By shifting to nose tackle, Kevin Williams plugged a gaping hole in the Vikings’ run defense, provided the interior pass rush his team has lacked.

Updated: November 08, 2013, - 06:54 AM

Souhan: Vikings' Frazier stays calm as troubles swirl, pressure mounts

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier has handled his job gracefully.

Updated: November 07, 2013, - 12:27 PM

Souhan: Play-calling on both sides of ball tests players' patience

An angry group of players seemed unhappy with the work of both coordinators, Alan Williams and Bill Musgrave.

Updated: November 04, 2013, - 09:43 AM

Souhan: Fail to succeed, and 2013 could be a success for Vikings

The best thing the Vikings can do for their future is to lose, and lose big. A quarterback will be their reward.

Updated: November 02, 2013, - 11:35 PM

Souhan: Kill's talented staff stepping up, making him look good

Kill raved about three of his assistants in particular when he arrived: Tracy Claeys, Matt Limegrover and Eric Klein. Now we know this wasn’t just self-congratulatory spin.

Updated: November 01, 2013, - 06:49 AM

Souhan: Brewer returns to Wolves as stopper on defense

Corey Brewer is a defensive player on a Wolves unit that includes four offensive-minded players

Updated: October 31, 2013, - 11:53 AM

Souhan: Time to shop for QB in draft — and to get it right

If the Vikings can keep losing at their current pace while playing incompetent quarterbacks, they’ll get to draft their next quarterback in a few months.

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 12:04 PM

Souhan: Frazier doesn't deserve this nasty, brutish year

The classy Vikings coach could be heading for a pink slip because of organizational blunders not of his doing.

Updated: October 27, 2013, - 08:12 PM

Souhan: Last laugh belongs to Packers, not Jennings

Green Bay is thriving, and Greg Jennings left the Packers to join a mess in Minnesota.

Updated: October 24, 2013, - 12:13 PM

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