Arif Hasan

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#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.

Breaking Down the Minnesota Vikings Roster Cuts


The Minnesota Vikings cut 13 players when moving from 90 players on the roster to 75. On their way to 53 (a cutdown they will have to make by August 31st), the Vikings didn't make any big moves, but some names are sure to draw attention.

Podcast: Episode #006: Preseason Review, Preview


In this sixth episode of Norse Code, interim host James Pogatshnik and regular host Arif Hasan discuss the Buffalo Bills game, the upcoming San Francisco game and a few other odds and ends.

Preview: How the Buffalo Bills Test the Vikings


Arif broke down the Buffalo Bills to see exactly how they can challenge the Vikings. The Bills have a lot to offer as exhibition opponents and look like a great Week Two matchup.

Podcast #005: Preseason Preview, Review


Another episode of Norse Code hits the (internet) airwaves!

Preseason Film Breakdown Game One—1st Half Offense


I promised a lot and delivered only a little. Here's a breakdown of the offensive players in the first half of Week One of the preseason.

Podcast: Training Camp Update 2, Preseason Preview


Another episode of Norse Code, headed your way! A fill in host, some scheme updates and a preview of the preseason in this episode.

Training Camp Notes: Day 9, 10, Scrimmage—Offense


Arif returns to Mankato, with the help of all of you.

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