Arif Hasan

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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.

Daily Norseman Training Camp Fundraiser!


Arif has run out of money and would be willing to cover all of training camp, but doesn't have the wherewithal to do so. He appeals to the Daily Norseman faithful for their generosity.

Vikings Training Camp: Day Seven Notebook


Oof, Arif writes this one a little late. But it's here for you to absorb while he goes back to write up scrimmage notes.

Vikings Training Camp: Day Six Notebook


Another day, another (really late) notebook.

Podcast: Training Camp Thoughts and Predictions


Dusty called in last Tuesday to talk to me about what I saw in Training Camp and engage in some crazy predictions!

Vikings Training Camp: Day Five Notebook


Fifth set of recorded notes about training camp, from Arif Hasan

Vikings 2013 Training Camp: Day Four Notebook


Another day, another notebook. I pontificate even longer on why these are less useful than I hope, but also discuss a point of organizational coherence that the Vikings should be proud of.

From Henderson to Henderson


Erin Henderson's impact plays in Tuesdays practice could precipitate a second run at a Vikings defense led by a Henderson from Maryland. If the results are anything like they were before, Minnesota...

Vikings 2013 Training Camp: Day Three Notebook


Arif goes over the performances of the day, and pontificates extensively on what he thinks is a core organizing principle of the Vikings training camp philosophy.

John Carlson: Success is Simple, But It's Not Easy


Carlson's no longer has a guaranteed contract after next year, and needs to prove himself this season to stay on the team. Arif was able to get some words from Carlson on the matter.

Podcast: Training Camp Gems and Who to Watch


Dusty and Arif conclude the second episode of the podcast, by talking about their Number of the Week and who to watch for at training camp.

Media Roundup: AD interview and more


The Star Tribune landed an extensive interview with Adrian Peterson, and AD shares his thoughts, some surprisingly candid with Dan Wiederer. Other media summarized here as well, to kick off your week.

Vikings 2013 Training Camp: Day Two Notebook


Day Two is wrapped up, a day that started with boredom and ended in intense disappointment. Read Arif's notes

Bradley Randle Has Little Man Syndrome


Bradley Randle has survived three different offensive schemes in college to end up with the Vikings, making it his fifth consecutive season in a new offense. For now at the bottom of the depth...

Adam Thielen: "I've heard it my whole career"


The hometown longshot has quickly made an impression, both among fans and coaches. If he can continue, he'll make the roster as a lovable underdog

Vikings 2013 Training Camp: Day One Notebook


After a busy initial day at training camp, Arif compiles his notebook from the day.

Zach Line Chose Vikings Between Six Other Teams


The end of walkthroughs after the first day of training camp led to a muted but exciting media frenzy to talk to a number of players. I was able to talk quickly to Zach Line about why he chose the...

Podcast: Your Vikings Training Camp Guide


Heading to training camp? Arif Hasan breaks down what to look for in training camp and even a few gems to pay attention to during camp.

Norse Code Ep 001.5 - The Daily Norseman Podcast


The second half of the first installment of the Daily Norseman podcast is up! Be sure to tell use what you think and why.

Premiere of the (new) Daily Norseman Podcast!


The Daily Norseman is starting a podcast, and partnering with Dusty O'Connell, a Vikings fan stranded in Denver, Colorado. We're calling it the Norse Code (to continue the spirit of Christopher...

Scouting Desmond Bishop


Arif broke down three games to look at how newly acquired linebacker Desmond Bishop will fit into the Vikings scheme, and what his talents bring to the table.

Should the Vikings switch to the Wide-9?


With the addition of Sharrif Floyd and Everett Dawkins, the Vikings find themselves with a plethora of pass-rushing tackles and still needs to answer questions at its nose tackle. With that in...


A Field Gulls Get-together fundraiser!

Hi Field Gulls!

What does Winfield do for the Seattle defense?

Aside from building their own longboat, there's not much else Seattle can do to snipe the Minnesota Vikings, given that they now have one of the best.

Evaluating UDFAs—Meet the New Crowd


Now that the Vikings have signed their fair share of UDFAs, what can we expect from them?

Everett Dawkins Rounds Up Vikings Pairs


Another Defensive Florida State Alum, Everett Dawkins rounds up the draft haul for the Vikings, where they doubled up on school alums again (FSU, PSU and UCLA) as well as positionally (OLB, UT and...

Travis Bond Shows Vikings Emphasis On Run Game


Travis Bond, nicknamed "Tree Top" by teammates, could show a heavy preference for the run game as the Vikings begin to round out the seventh round.

Vikings Take Small Gamble with Michael Mauti


Michael Mauti represents the exact kind of gamble on expects to see in the seventh round, and could pay off enormous dividends.

Jeff Baca Pick Designed For Depth


With the 196th pick—a pick acquired in a trade back in order to reacquire pick 229.

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