Arif Hasan

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Podcast #017 (Part Two)—Washington Review, Mailbag

The second half of the 17th episode is live, and just after the Redskins game. Join us as we discuss the game, what it means and why we feel a little less excited than we normally do during wins—and it's not because we want to tank, either.

Podcast #017: Cowboys Review, Redskins Preview

An early Norse Code to prepare you for Thursday Night Football! We review the Cowboys game and go over the Redskins matchup.

Blind Power Rankings Week 10: SOS and Avg MOV

Another week in the books! We look towards other teams to see what wins in the NFL and other ways to account for statistical troubles.

#016 (Part Two): Midseason Awards, NFL Recap

In this sixteenth episode of the Daily Norseman podcast, we hand out our midseason awards, in many cases erroneously. We also recap the league!

Podcast #016 (Part 1): GB Review, DAL Preview

We recap the Packers game and preview the Cowboys game in our most recent installment of Norse Code.

Blind Power Rankings: Wk 9+Drive Stats and Avg MOV

Even the top of the NFL sometimes find themselves struggling—there's significant movement. I find a way to make the rankings incredibly more robust when we discuss drive statistics. I also found a slightly less discouraging way to rank the Vikings

Podcast: #015—NFL Recap, NotW, Wild Progs

We've had some hellacious problems putting together this week's podcast, so we truncated it to what we could save.

Blind Power Rankings: Week 8 and Average MOV

Week 8 Power Rankings are out! There's more to focus on than the Vikings, although they did drop precipitously after one performance. Also introducing: average margin of victory!

#014 (Part Two): Adrian Peterson, Around the NFL

The final (belated) half of the fourteenth episode of Norse Code. We keep talking with Coach Esser and recap around the league.

Podcast #014 (Part One): Week 6 Review/7 Preview

We talk with Coach Esser about the upcoming Giants game and what the Vikings can do, along with how the Vikings performed in the Carolina game. He also tells us a lot more about playcalling strategy and overall str

Blind Power Rankings: Week 7, Plus NCAA Idiocy

Going into Week 7, there was a lot more change that one usually expects as the NFL nears the middle of the season. I also found out that data-based power rankings work best in homogeneous and closed systems, because I tried applying it to college foo

Podcast: #013 (Part Two): Panthers Preview

In an update to our podcast, we preview the Panthers game and make a number of prognostication sure to fill Dusty's book up.

Podcast #013 (Part One)—Josh Freeman, Free Joshman

In this most recent episode of the Norse Code Podcast, we talk Josh Freeman for as much as we can handle, for a "special" two-hour episode. We also do a long around-the-league recap

Blind Power Rankings, Week 6

Another week of games is another week of information we can add to our blind power rankings. This early in the season, there's still significant change between the ranks, but the picture of the season is gelling together

Podcast #012: Steelers Recap, Coaching Notes

Part Two of the 12th Episode of Norse Code is up and running! We talk about the Steelers "at" Vikings game in London, coaching strategy, the number of the week, make some ludicrous predictions and make fun of the Packers a little bit more.

The Vikings Should Sign Josh Freeman

Despite having a terrible year, (on and off the field), the Vikings should sign Josh Freeman, despite the fact that they shouldn't play him in 2013.

Podcast: Episode #012—Draft Preview and Bucs Talk

We decided to switch things up a bit this bye week; instead of talking about the Steelers game to kick off this week's episodes, we'll touch on something everyone loves in October: the NFL Draft!

3 Blind Dice: Power Rankings

As we hit the bye week, the league picture is finally forming, and fans (and analysts) finally can get a read on the quality in the NFL—even if they know things will change.

Podcast Episode #011 (Part Two): London Preview

Another Episode of Norse Code is up and running. In this edition, we'll talk about the Pittsburgh Steelers, defensive line production, and quarterbacks.

Podcast: Episode #011—Week 3 Review

Another Episode of Norse Code is up and running. In this edition, we'll talk about the Cleveland Browns and some notes from around the league.

What Goes into the London Game?

With the Vikings "hosting" the Pittsburgh Steelers, how do we know teams prepare for playing in the International Series, this time hosted in London?

Podcast #010 (Double-Header): Preview, Review

Posting a two-parter for today's podcast! In this one, we talk about the Bears, the Browns, the Number of the Week and quite a few other things. We also have a special guest!

Podcast: #009 (Part Two)—The Panel's Conclusion

The second half of Norse Code's first (only?) panel show is up! Norse Code is the best podcast for the Minnesota Vikings and the official podcast of the Daily Norseman.

Podcast #009 (Part One): The Panel

Episode nine of the best Minnesota Vikings podcast is live! Dusty O'Connell is back and the podcast premieres its first panel show. The official podcast of the Daily Norseman opens with a review of the Detroit Lions game and a small recap of Week 1 a

Podcast: Episode #008 (Part Two)—Lions Preview

The thrilling conclusion of the eighth episode of the Norse Code podcast! We talk Lions, Winfield and make some more stupid predictions.

Podcast #008: Roster Review

We present another episode of the Norse Code podcast! In this episode, we'll cover the Vikings roster, any mistakes they may have made and any subtle genius in their approach.

Vikings Announce Practice Squad, Sign OT Webb

The Minnesota Vikings have nearly finished signing their practice squad players and announced seven of the eight members. They've also signed J'Marcus Webb and cut Troy Kropog.

Vikings Release Final 53-Man Roster, Cuts

The Minnesota Vikings have released their final 53-man roster and their final cuts. No word yet on practice squad announcements, which will be announced officially tomorrow

Marcus Sherels Finds Light After a Dark Week

Constantly on the bubble, Marcus Sherels has shown that he doesn't let the stress get to him, even when faced with the worst possible circumstances.

Podcast 007: Roster Cuts, Review and Preview

The seventh episode of Norse Code is out! The official podcast of the Daily Norseman this week covers roster cuts, the San Francisco 49ers game, and the Tennessee game.

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