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: Peterson only hastened his departure

Now that Adrian Peterson is approaching 30, the Vikings won’t have to pretend to be conflicted when they cut him this winter.

Updated: September 18, 2014, - 12:32 AM

Souhan: Vikings shred their code of conduct with Peterson audible

By announcing that Adrian Peterson would play this week, the Vikings established that winning trumps all the words they have spit at us over the years about character.

Updated: September 16, 2014, - 07:59 PM

Souhan: Bring back good Cassel, or get Bridgewater ready

If he can’t run Turner’s offense under duress, Matt Cassel will soon be standing on the sideline, telling rookie Teddy Bridgewater to do as he says, not as he did.

Updated: September 14, 2014, - 11:06 PM

Souhan: Too big to fail? Bad week unlikely to dethrone NFL

The fan demographic most important to the NFL and its advertisers — males with discretionary income — won’t stop watching games.

Updated: September 14, 2014, - 12:25 AM

Higher caliber football expected when Zimmer and Belichick clash

Mike Zimmer and Norv Turner are in for a different brand of football with Bill Belichick and the Patriots coming into town.

Updated: September 14, 2014, - 12:05 AM

Souhan: NFL's shocking tales go on and on

If Adrian Peterson is guilty, this would be a good place for the NFL to start anew, with a conscience and a plan.

Updated: September 13, 2014, - 08:19 AM

Souhan: Patterson has flair for dramatic without the drama

Cordarrelle Patterson combines Cris Carter’s strength, Randy Moss’ speed and Percy Harvin’s versatility. He has yet to evoke memories of their characters.

Updated: September 12, 2014, - 11:49 AM

Souhan: It's time for Goodell to go

Zygi Wilf and his fellow NFL owners should fire the cowardly commissioner.

Updated: September 10, 2014, - 11:55 AM

Souhan: Zimmer's first game is well-planned

Sunday morning, before winning his debut by a wider margin than any other Vikings head coach, Zimmer chugged Pepto-Bismol. At the end of the game, he tolerated a Gatorade bath.

Updated: September 08, 2014, - 01:17 PM

Souhan: Early games will determine the endgame of Vikings season

In the first six weeks of the schedule the Vikings will face five teams with superior quarterbacks, who will be given the opportunity to pick on the secondary.

Updated: September 06, 2014, - 01:48 PM

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