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Continued: Jim Souhan: Aging, inept Vikings defense has few salvageable parts

  • Article by: JIM SOUHAN , Star Tribune
  • Last update: December 23, 2013 - 9:50 AM

Then he switched to past tense.

“Every year, your window gets smaller and smaller,’’ he said. “I think it’s a harsh reality, that it slips away. You can say ‘Woulda, coulda, shoulda,’ but, as a team we let one slip away. I guess that’s where it hurts.

“I came to Minnesota to win a championship. A world championship, not a division title. I came here to win a Super Bowl, and we didn’t get that accomplished. That’s where the pain sets in.

“These are reminders of the failures that we’ve had.’’

 

Jim Souhan can be heard weekdays at noon and Sundays from 10 to noon on 1500 ESPN. His Twitter name is @SouhanStrib.• jsouhan@startribune.com

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