Episode 177: Only A Little Below Average w/Eric Thompson

This week, Arif and Dusty are joined by Daily Norseman's Eric Thompson to break down all the gains and losses so far in free agency, with a lingering question mark over Latavius Murray. Featuring a spirited (no pun intended) discussion about which holiday is most overrated, this episode is a perfect complement to your St. Patrick's Day week!

Episode 176: Combine Recap w/Ethan Young

This week, Arif and Dusty are joined by college and NFL scout and Bleacher Report draft writer Ethan Young to talk about the combine, specifically how Young thinks athletic performances at the combine will translate into player performances for just about every position on the field. Featuring a mailbag where Arif insists for possibly the last time that he doesn't hate Chad Greenway, this episode is essential listening!

Episode 175: The Million-Dollar Island

This week, Arif and Dusty take a quick look at the swirling morass of free agency rumors in advance of the scouting combine. Featuring further attempts to divine Adrian Peterson's mindset and a strong list of names you may not have thought of as free agency candidates for the Vikings, this episode hits its marks (but doesn't win the free island, on purpose.)

Episode 174: Combine Preview w/Kyle Crabbs

This week, Arif and Dusty are joined by the author of the NFL Draft Prospectus and NDT Scouting founder Kyle Crabbs, whereupon the guys break down the combine position by position, looking at desirable outcomes in relevant combine events as well as picking out players that could be standouts in nearly every department of the 2017 draft class. Don't miss it!

Episode 173: Excessive Bermanizing

This week, Dusty and Arif return fresh and rested from a relatively long vacation to recap Super Bowl props and respond to the latest shit Adrian Peterson said on Twitter. Featuring all the way Adam Thielen is like Julian Edelman and a classic mailbag, this episode will remind you why Norse Code is still the #1 podcast for your Minnesota Vikings in our minds and in your hearts!

Episode 172: Super Senior Prop Bowl

This week, Arif and Dusty reconvene after an impromptu vacation to recap the Senior Bowl and talk draft prospects before diving deep into a panel of Super Bowl bets that we would never encourage you to make. Featuring real talk about what Arif is willing to fight for, this episode will make you want to take a punch!

Episode 171: A Blank Piece of Paper

This week, Arif and Dusty save the Vikings news for the mailbag as they recap the wild-card playoff round and preview the divisional round. Featuring a fully fleshed-out Hall of Wasted Potential and the imagined return of Bill Musgrave, this episode is not to be missed!

Episode 170: Waffle-esque w/Matt Miller

This week, Arif and Dusty are joined by Matt Miller, lead draft writer for Bleacher Report, to talk about potential 2017 draft prospects. Covering all the positions of interest (offensive line, safety, WR) and the dreaded "best value at draft position X," Matt gives us a strong foundation for the next four months of mock drafts. Featuring a mailbag where Arif disputes the inherent goodness of crispy things, this episode starts 2017 off right!

Episode 169: Nice!

This week, Arif and Dusty meet up after a drama-filled Vikings week to recap the Packers game and halfheartedly preview the Bears game, while giving as precise a breakdown of the defensive backs' Sunday mutiny as possible and answering as many mailbag questions as possible before Arif is stolen by ghosts of Internet past. Don't miss it!

Episode 168: Reverse Trolling w/Justis Mosqueda

It’s the return of the least valuable guest we ever bring on to Norse Code to talk about the Green Bay Packers and whatever else comes to mind. We broach specific matchups in the game, Aaron Rodgers’ career and playoff odds in general. We also talk about gambling and coaching but not quite gambling while coaching.

Episode 167: Adrian's Revenge's Revenge

Arif and Dusty break down the Vikings’ awful performance against the Colts, and briefly have a discussion about what it means to have a high success rate at the same time one has a poor day. They get easily distracted and talk quite a bit about food (again) for the holidays before briefly getting back into football—with discussions about Adrian Peterson, Sam Bradford and more.

Episode 166: Adrian's Revenge

Dusty and Arif's Colts preview is interrupted by the breaking news that Adrian Peterson says he'll play Sunday. What follows is an attempt to stay on-message and describe the potential matchups that look generally favorable for the Vikings.

Episode 165: An Eye for an Eye

Arif and Dusty meet to recap the Jaguars game and answer the age-old questions, "If the Vikings handed the Jaguars a win, would the Jaguars take it?" and "Will the Jaguars ever get a first down on first down?"" Also, some exciting personnel news as several key Vikings players return to practice this week, and a discussion of what video games Arif and Dusty will be playing this holiday season. Featuring some intriguing ideas for NFL overtime that may or may not involve dodgeball, this episode is not to be missed!

Episode 164: Exclusive Breaking News with Uncle Chaps

Arif and Dusty are joined by intrepid rumormonger and Jaguars fan Uncle Chaps to talk about internet trolling, charity work, and the Jaguars before Arif and Dusty tackle a short mailbag and preview the Norse Code League fantasy playoffs.. The new and shocking revelations in this podcast will knock your socks off! Share it with your friends!

Episode 163: Fumble Luck

This week, Arif and Dusty break down the loss to the Dallas Cowboys, wherein Arif goes into great detail about just how incredibly, historically dominant the defensive line's performance was while taking it somewhat easy on Sam Bradford and the refs. Oh, and Adam Thielen fumbled. Featuring a 100% offtopic mailbag with strong takes on sweet potatoes, and a look at the Vikings possible playoffs picture, this episode will give you a smidgen of hope for the postseason!

Episode 162: Tamed by Lions

This week, Arif and Dusty talk Thanksgiving and turkey crowns before wondering aloud if Bishop Sankey bears any relation to Bishop, the Marvel comic book character. They also pick at the carcass of a difficult and disappointing Thanksgiving Day game against the Lions, which on balance was probably still better than roasted turkey.

Episode 160: The Power of Pikachu

Arif and Dusty discuss issues of critical importance, and also football. They do a brief recap of the Washington game and then look forward to the Arizona Cardinals game, which is surprisingly winnable. Along the way, they also ask key questions, like “Are the Vikings bad” before torturing the mailbag for content.

Episode 159: The Blair Walsh Question

Arif and James perform their weekly autopsy, this time on the Lions game. Arif has thoughts about blame, and then they move to what is essentially a full mailbag show. We dip into some controversy over burger preparation and even worse, Duck, Duck, [Insert Waterlogged Fowl].