Episode 143: Preseason Bengals Recap, Seahawks Preview

This week, Arif and Dusty recap the first Vikings preseason game of the year, preview matchups as best as one can in the preseason for Thursday's game against Seattle, and answer your mailbag questions! Featuring a shameless plug for Star Trek: Beyond and some updated anime suggestions, this episode is real real good!

Episode 142: The Rule of Sevens

This week, Arif and Dusty take a few minutes to ask "What is the deal with airline seats?" before recapping training camp, some Vikings news, making fun of Tim Tebow's claim that he wants to play major league baseball, and answering an extended series of mailbag questions. Featuring a new bit that will likely be deployed during the season, this episode is not to be missed!

Episode 141: Teddy and the Long Ball

In this episode of Norse Code, James fills in for Dusty while Dusty does some clandestine work in New York that he is not allowed to talk about and is therefore open to wild speculation. In that vein, we wildly speculate about the comings and goings of training camp thus far.

Episode 140: The Short Goodbye

This week, Arif and Dusty briefly stop Pokemon hunting to pay tribute to the late great Denny Green and say goodbye to Greg Jennings and Phil Loadholt. Featuring one mailbag question that gives a pretty clear picture of the Vikings starting offensive line for 2016, this is the final episode before Arif leaves for training camp, and your last chance to finish your offseason with the #1 podcast for your Minnesota Vikings!

Episode 139: Before A Season Filled With Opportunity

Dusty and Arif return from two weeks' unscheduled summer vacation to celebrate Norse Code's 3rd anniversary with Derrik Klassen of QB Mecca. This week, it's all about Teddy and the quarterback he most resembles, . Featuring a game of Would You Rather that dives deep into the intricacies of who matters most on a football team, and a mailbag answer that dives deep into both the best equipment and food to grill and/or tailgate with, this episode is, for Norse Code, before a season filled with opportunity to define its legacy, a great big shining star!

Episode 138: Grumpy Young Men

This week, Daniel House of Vikings Corner joins Arif and Dusty to talk about the UND Fighting Hawks logo, the gross mismanagement of the Minnesota Twins, the vagaries of thunderstorms, whether or not Wreck-It Ralph is better than Toy Story, what to eat during a Vikings game, and also a few minutes of genuine football content in advance of training camp. Featuring a surprisingly hot take about who might not make the final roster, this epsiode is assuredly pretty good.

Episode 137: Bear Necessities

This week, Arif and Dusty meet to preview the Chicago Bears, with Arif masquerading as a Bears expert and Dusty in a knowledgeable interviewer's costume. Featuring a key difference between Arif's player analysis and that of Chicago's front office, as well as a thorough breakdown of the many new young players on the Bears, this episode is essential preseason listening!

Episode 136: Detroit with a D

This week, Arif and Dusty are joined by MLive.com's Justin Rogers to get a sense of the Detroit Lions offseason. Featuring the best attempt at a breakdown of a team that will look much different this year than last, and also some stuff about the Vikings (minicamp, etc), this episode will prime you for at least two games of the 2016 season!

Episode 135: Plaxico'd

This week, Arif and Dusty are joined by Andrea Hangst of the F*Ball Podcast, TheComeback.com, Scout.com and Sports on Earth to talk about how hilarious the Browns are, how much time the Jets are wasting on the Fitzpatrick deal, what makes a good NFL front office, and the verbing of the word Plaxico as it applies to Aqib Talib. Featuring a hot take on birds where Arif uses the word "mondo," and an extended rant about how the Twins are the worst-managed team in baseball, this episode takes a boring week and makes it amazing!

Episode 134: Enemy Territory

Arif and Dusty return from a week's impromptu vacation with returning frequent guest and trouble-causer Justis Mosqueda to talk snakes, foxes, Tunsil masks and Warriors vs. Thunder before settling into a discussion about the Packers draft and some issues that the Vikings' archnemesis is likely to face. (After all, not everybody wants to live in Green Bay.) Featuring an outstanding Kanye West and Force Players-packed mailbag, this episode is not to be missed!

Episode 132: The Human Guestipod

This week, Arif and Dusty plumb the depths of coaching staff strategy and scheme, specifically Pat Shurmur via Ben Natan of SBNation's Bleeding Green Nation and Tony Sparano via Ted Nguyen of Inside the Pylon. Featuring Carson Wentz's intangibles and Randy Moss's new job, this historic episode is one for the books!

Episode 131: The ROFLcopter

Arif and Dusty bring on Matt Harmon of the Backyard Banter Podcast to talk once more about Laquon Treadwell, this time with more detail. We also talk Moritz Boehringer, rookie expectations and more.