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: Thielen, not Patterson, seizes key role in Vikings' win

It happens in all sports, but in football it seems to happen more suddenly. One player falters, another takes his place.

Updated: December 29, 2014, - 11:23 AM

Souhan: Bridgewater provides hope to Vikings going forward

After looking wildly inaccurate down the field at midseason, Bridgewater has reworked his mechanics, and begun making the most difficult throws in the NFL — deep outs and sideline patterns — with velocity and touch.

Updated: December 27, 2014, - 10:18 PM

Souhan: Defense turns soft and Zimmer turns red

The Vikings made so many mistakes, missed so many tackles, it was enough to make you wonder whether some of their young defenders found their way to South Beach on Saturday night.

Updated: December 22, 2014, - 07:01 AM

Souhan: Time has come to stop comparing Ponder and Bridgewater

A look at why comparing Christian Ponder and Teddy Bridgewater is inane.

Updated: December 20, 2014, - 09:09 PM

Souhan: Vikings' Robison gets wish, delivers 'Christmas Wish'

Brian Robison, wife made heartfelt holiday gesture.

Updated: December 20, 2014, - 12:16 AM

Souhan: Bridgewater learns how little separates victory, defeat

Teddy Bridgewater spent Sunday displaying poise and accuracy in Detroit. His progress was slowed by three bad throws.

Updated: December 16, 2014, - 07:08 AM

Souhan: Vikings vs. Lions, it's a role reversal

The Lions have a chance to beat the Vikings twice in the same season for the first time since 2011, and for only the third time since 1962.

Updated: December 14, 2014, - 09:08 AM

Souhan: Santana might give Twins rotation a chance

Santana does not instantly make the Twins contenders, but if he has another 200 innings or so left in his well-used arm, he can help them on the road to recovery.

Updated: December 12, 2014, - 10:38 AM

Souhan: Angry Wild players celebrate goals, dismiss caution over mumps

Stuck in a monthlong malaise, sapped by illness, addled by mediocrity, the Wild on Tuesday night found anger to be the best inoculant.

Updated: December 10, 2014, - 02:30 AM

Souhan: Bridgewater is starting to get it

Behind the scenes, Vikings employees say, Teddy Bridgewater has started coming out of his shell. Started cracking jokes. Started to act like a leader.

Updated: December 07, 2014, - 09:13 PM

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