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Norse Code is a twice-weekly show featuring Minnesota Vikings blogger extraordinaire Arif Hasan and host/producer James Pogatshnik. Each week they delve deeply into the previous week's matchup, preview the following week's game, and cover all the important NFL news of the week.

Arif Hasan, James Pogatshnik


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    Episode 463: It Wasn't Sustainable

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 117:50


    Arif and James are joined by a special guest as they go over the loss to the Giants and look to the future on tough roster decisions.  You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 462: The Confirmation Bias Bowl

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 100:56


    Arif and James are back to preview the Wild Card matchup between the Giants and the Vikings! We go over what worked and what didn't three weeks ago and if the newly healthy defense for the Giants will be able to stop the Minnesota offense. We also go discuss possible Donatell replacements, Arif's debate corner, and #meowgate.  You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:  

    Episode 461: Twin Peaks with Football Players

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 133:16


    Arif and James discuss the victory over the Bears and the Lions ending the Packers season in spectacular fashion.   You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 460: Complimenting Nathan Peterman

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 76:13


    Arif does an interview with Locked On Bears' Lorin Cox and discusses all things Nathan Peterman.    You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 459: Forward Regression

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 86:37


    Arif and James talk about the Damar Hamlin injury and recap the loss to the Packers.    (28:50) Packers Review    You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 458: The Fraudcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 148:53


    Arif and James are back with Justis Mosqueda to preview the Packers game. We also review the victory over the Giants, look at JJ's season compared to the all-time great three year WR performances over the years, and debate if this the stupidest Vikings team of all time (in a lovable sort of way).    You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    A Very Very Very Very Very VERY Special Norse Code Christmas (2022 Clip Show)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 26, 2022 110:43


    It's Christmas and the clip show is being released on time this year! It's some form of a miracle!  The annual uncensored clip show is full of some of our favorite moments of the year including the blitz, Luke hacks in, the tragedy of Avril Lavigne, outtakes from the live show, and so much more!  The review of the Giants game and the preview of the Packers game will be posted on Thursday night/Friday morning. Happy holidays from all of us at Norse Code! You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 457: Reclaiming Our Linear Super Bowl Trophy

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2022 100:38


    Arif and James are back to preview the Giants game with Weis from NY Giants Daily. We go over the Christmas eve matchup, the remaining unsustainable ways for the Vikings to win, and The National Firearms Act of 1936.   You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 456: The Greatest Comeback in NFL History

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2022 108:34


    Arif and James are back to talk about the victory over the Colts and the historical implications. We also go over KJ as WR2, signing a QB as a mascot of sorts, and the Bolsharif movement.    You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 455: Saturday's Performance

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2022 111:12


    Arif and James are back to preview the Colts game with Stampede Blue's Chris Sheppard. We discuss their woes on offense, Mattison vs. Cook, and talk about the Raiders cheating on special teams.    You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 454: Undiagnosed Phobias

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2022 120:52


    Arif and James are back to review the loss to the Lions. We talk extensively about the failures on defense, the record day by Jefferson, and if the team can right the ship by the playoffs. We also go over the mailbag and Jalen Raegor's guarantee.   You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 453: A Sticky Situation

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2022 114:35


    Arif and James are back to preview the Lions game with friend of the show Jeremy Reisman of the PODcast. We also go over the Rams victory over the Raiders, point differentials between this year and last, and if Giselle is an extremely gifted roboticist.   You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 452: The Regret of Believing

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2022 119:46


    Arif and James are back to discuss the sustainability of instability and the win over the Jets! We go over the hits from Cousins, the MASH unit that makes up the Vikings corners, and visit the mailbag's occult corner for the final time.    You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 451: The Sins of the Father

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 128:51


    Arif and James are back to preview the Jets game with Scott Mason from the Play Like a Jet podcast! We also go over defensive cap hits, backup QB usage over the years, and if it's worth winning a Super Bowl if your QB is a terrible person.    You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 450: Estoy Lista Para la Angustia de Nuevo

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 100:26


    Arif and James are back to discuss the Thanksgiving win over the Patriots! We discuss how Cousins took over the game, what the corners look like for the Vikings for the remainder of the season, and the death of the narrative that the Packers can make the playoffs.    You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 449: Pointing Fingers

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 117:39


    Arif and James are back to debate who is to blame for the absolute blowout against the Cowboys. We go over mistakes made on defense, the lack of a backup plan on offense, and the injuries along the way. We also go into the mailbag for a discussion on Micah Parsons, the Grey Cup, hangover games, and accidental occultism.   Due to recording rescheduling the Patriots preview will be available on Patreon on Wednesday. A special thank you to everyone who came out to Union 32 for the show. You guys were amazing. A special thank you to all of our listeners, to Union 32 Craft House for hosting us, Pro Football Network, and our Patreon people who continually make these sorts of events possible.  You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 448: Finding Your Inner Keenum (Live from Union 32 - II)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2022 106:59


    Arif and James and a packed Union 32 Craft House are here to preview the Cowboys game! We go over both sides of the ball, cursed items, and Ham.  A special thank you to everyone who came out to Union 32 for the show. You guys were amazing. A special thank you to all of our listeners, to Union 32 Craft House for hosting us, Pro Football Network, Alyssa, and our Patreon people who continually make these sorts of events possible.  You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 447: Bringing You Down To Our Level

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 118:34


    Arif and James are back to review the victory over the Bills! We go over the twists and turns of the game, the crazy near-endings, and where this ranks in Vikings crazy game history. We also discuss if it's time to break the glass, situational football, and mutants.   We will be LIVE in Minneapolis for a recording our podcast on November 17th at the Union 32 Craft House! See the Treadwell jersey in person before it is given away to it's new owner. Also we're giving away TWO tickets to the Vikings/Cowboys game after the show!   You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 446: Regression to the Moon

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 129:48


    Arif and James are back to preview the Bills game and continue to ask the theme of this year's team - are the Vikings good? We also cover Diggs vs. Jefferson, retirement and expensive contracts, actual goats, and blood elves.    We will be LIVE in Minneapolis for a recording our podcast on November 17th at the Union 32 Craft House! See the Treadwell jersey in person before it is given away to it's new owner. Also we're giving away TWO tickets to the Vikings/Cowboys game after the show!   You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 445: 8 Chains

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 107:27


    Arif and James are back to discuss the victory over Washington! We go over the play of Cousins this year compared to previous good seasons, ref pass interference, and how close games keep falling the Vikings way. We will be LIVE in Minneapolis for a recording our podcast on November 17th at the Union 32 Craft House! See the Treadwell jersey in person before it is given away to it's new owner. Also we're giving away TWO tickets to the Vikings/Cowboys game after the show!   You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono Blake Murphy - @blakemurphy7   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 444: Angels and Warlocks

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2022 133:36


    The trade deadline has passed and the Vikings made a major move at TE! Arif and James are here to discuss the value of the trade with Detroit, how he fits in with the strengths of Kirk Cousins, and why they moved Hockenson to begin with. We also go over the win over the Cardinals and whether Kirk should begin each snap expecting to scramble upfield.   We will be LIVE in Minneapolis for a recording our podcast on November 17th at the Union 32 Craft House! See the Treadwell jersey in person before it is given away to it's new owner. Also we're giving away a ticket to the Vikings/Cowboys Monday Night game after the show.   You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono Blake Murphy - @blakemurphy7   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 443: Power-ups

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2022 123:38


    Arif and James are back to preview the Cardinals game with Blake Murphy of the Revenge of the Birds podcast. We go over Kyler Murray, plans to stop Jefferson, and more. We also go through the mailbag and discuss Irv Smith Jr., how to distract Kyler, and what we'd like to blame on the ESPN sky cam wire.    Also we will be LIVE in Minneapolis for a recording our podcast on November 17th at the Union 32 Craft House! See the Treadwell jersey in person before it is given away to it's new owner. Also we're giving away a ticket to the Vikings/Cowboys Monday Night game after the show.   You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono Blake Murphy - @blakemurphy7   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 442: The Mask

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 94:54


    Arif and James are back to discuss the bye week and the state of the NFL. We also give an update to those cursed by witches in their professional and personal lives and go way off topic because, well, it's the bye week.    Also we will be LIVE in Minneapolis for a recording our podcast on November 17th! See the Treadwell jersey in person before it is given away to it's new owner. Also we're giving away a ticket to the Vikings/Cowboys Monday Night game after the show. Location to be confirmed and announced next episode!   You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 441: The Broken Year

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2022 121:24


    Arif and James are back to discuss the victory over the Dolphins!  We go over the stalled drives, the powerful punts, and how Teddy looked. We also discuss sustainability, how broken the league feels with all of the .500 teams, and home field advantage.  You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 440: Buying Into The Lie

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 130:31


    Arif and James are back to preview the Dolphins game with two guests! We bring on Joe Schad of the Palm Springs Post and Alf Arteaga of the Three Yards Per Carry podcast to discuss Skylar Thompson, ping pong tables, and much more. We also go over the Dan Snyder story and a surprising amicus brief.  Apologies for the audio quality of the Joe Schad interview. Due to unexpected circumstances it had to be done over the phone and I cleaned it up as much as I could.  You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:  

    Episode 439: You Have Been Called For Roughing the Passer

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 112:39


    Arif and James return to discuss the victory of the Bears and Kirk's career day. We go over the defensive woes that made the game close, the offensive game plan that worked, the intel that lead to the strip fumble to end the game, and more! We also make sense of the Vikings corners, the four NFC North melt downs on Sunday, and if Is Geno Smith the best QB in the NFC West. You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 438: Norse Covid

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 149:14


    Arif and James return to discuss the London game, preview the Bears matchup with Lorin Cox, and if Gisele Bündchen is involved with witches.    You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono Lorin - @CoxSports1   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    The London Show Cancellation

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 3:54


    The London Show is cancelled because I caught COVID and am still in really rough shape and can't fly out. As a result we'll post our next episode next week. Apologies to everyone in the UK that was hoping to attend and to all of our listeners around the globe. We'll be back next week.  James

    Episode 437: To Live and Die on Fourth Down

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 26, 2022 95:34


    Arif and James are back to discuss the win over the Detroit Lions! We go over the fourth down decisions that doomed the Lions, the disappearance of JJ from the offense, and pros/cons of having a bee hive in a goalpost. Also why Brady Quinn needs to stop announcing games on Fox.    You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    London Live Show! October 2nd after the game at The Antwerp Arms! More details soon!   Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 436: A Weakness of the Human Condition

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 117:04


    Norse Code returns to preview the Lions game with Pride of Detroit's Jeremy Reisman. We also go over Danzler's shortcomings, Arif as nerd king, and paper anniversaries.    You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    London Live Show! October 2nd after the game at The Antwerp Arms! More details soon!   Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono Jeremy - @DetroitOnLion   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 435: A Cavalcade of Errors

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 65:42


    Arif and James attempt to make sense of one of the worst Kirk Cousins games of his career. We also go over the differences in the defenses between the Eagles loss and the win over the Packers and if squatting 600 lbs would help Kirk win a Super Bowl ring. Also we had an unexpected guest...   You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    London Live Show! October 2nd after the game at The Antwerp Arms! More details soon!   Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 434: Unmistakeable Latin flavor

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 119:56


    Arif and James are here to preview the Eagles game with friend of the show (and occasional friend to Arif) Ben Natan! We also discuss signing practice squad players the week you play that team, Brett Favre's legal issues, and wow many police horses will get punched when the Vikings win on Monday night.    You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    London Live Show! October 2nd after the game at The Antwerp Arms! More details soon!   Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono Ben Natan - @thebennatan   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 433: Ready to Hurt Again

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 91:09


    Arif and James are back to review the win over the Green Bay Packers! Here we go again with the optimism! We review the Packers "plan" to cover Jefferson, the time CJ Ham was double-teamed in coverage, and if Rodgers was worse to his receivers than Peyton Manning was in the SNL skit. Also is Greg Joseph the Kirk Cousins of kickers?   You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at   London Live Show! October 2nd after the game at The Antwerp Arms! More details soon!   Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:  

    Episode 432: Goodbye Rodger

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 119:16


    Arif and James are back for the regular season. We have a preview of the Packers game with Justis Mosqueda of the Acme Packing Company, we go over questionable Aaron Rodgers facts, and oddly specific compliments from special teams coaches.   You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at   London Live Show! October 2nd after the game at The Antwerp Arms! More details soon!     Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono Justis - @Jumosq   Please send any questions or feedback to or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to   We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:  

    Episode 431: Cleaning House

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 108:51


    Arif and James are back to discuss the 53 man roster as it sits on Tuesday night. We talk about the former backup QBs, the surprise cuts and trades, and the minimal compensation involved. We also go over which AFC team has NFC vibes, the beekeeping corner, and much more! So I have acquired a framed and signed (authenticated!) Laquon Treadwell jersey and I want to give it to a Patreon subscriber. To enter the drawing you can subscribe for the year at Patreon.com/NorseCode. I will draw names after the season-opening game against the Packers. This thing is massive and would be a fine addition to any home, man-cave, etc.  You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at London Live Show! October 2nd after the game at The Antwerp Arms! More details soon! https://www.antwerparms.co.uk/   Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN. If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at: Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 430: Revenge Tour

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2022 106:01


      Arif and James are back to discuss the loss to San Francisco and the upcoming final preseason game against Denver. We also discuss the nickel corner, TE depth, and if Nick Mullens the best backup quarterback the Vikings have had since Brooks Bollinger. So I have acquired a framed and signed (authenticated!) Laquon Treadwell jersey and I want to give it to a Patreon subscriber. To enter the drawing you can subscribe for the year at Patreon.com/NorseCode. I will draw names after the season-opening game against the Packers. This thing is massive and would be a fine addition to any home, man-cave, etc.  You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at London Live Show! October 2nd after the game at The Antwerp Arms! More details soon! https://www.antwerparms.co.uk/   Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN. If you like our show please donate to We have merch! You can visit our shop at: Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 429: Make Yourself Correct

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 109:45


    Arif and James are back to discuss camp, the loss to the Raiders, and preview the matchup against the 49ers. We go over the players that stood out, those that need work, and the ones cut on Tuesday.  London Live Show! October 2nd after the game at The Antwerp Arms! More details soon! h ttps://www.antwerparms.co.uk/ We also break down the Stefon Diggs tweet and all that it could possibly mean. So I have acquired a framed and signed (authenticated!) Laquon Treadwell jersey and I want to give it to a Patreon subscriber. To enter the drawing you can subscribe for the year at Patreon.com/NorseCode. I will draw names after the season-opening game against the Packers. This thing is massive and would be a fine addition to any home, man-cave, etc.  You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at   Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to   We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 428: How the Game is Conducted

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 123:40


    Arif and James are back for training camp! Arif discusses what things look like so far with depth, play, and injuries. We also discuss the Watson suspension, the Dolphins tampering, and which mid TE Rick would trade a 3rd round pick for this year.  *** So I have acquired a framed and signed (authenticated!) Laquon Treadwell jersey and I want to give it to a Patreon subscriber. To enter the drawing you can subscribe for the year at Patreon.com/NorseCode. I will draw names after the season-opening game against the Packers. This thing is massive and would be a fine addition to any home, man-cave, etc.  You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at   Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to   We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 427: The Pinewood Derby

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 127:50


    Arif and James are back to discuss Nate Stanley and what it means now that he's no longer on the team. Can we over-analyze every possible angle due to a lack of real news? We also go over the Ben Leber news on Kirk and Zimmer, look at the rest of the NFC North's offseason, and try to replace the opening coin-flip.   *** So I have acquired a framed and signed (authenticated!) Laquon Treadwell jersey and I want to give it to a Patreon subscriber. To enter the drawing you can subscribe for the year at Patreon.com/NorseCode. I will draw names after the season-opening game against the Packers. This thing is massive and would be a fine addition to any home, man-cave, etc.  You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at   Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to   We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 426: Case Cookus

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 115:11


    Arif and James are back to discuss the USFL finale and the unfortunate injury to stud QB Case Cookus. We review the game (and the season) and provide a list of players that the NFL scouts should look into now that their season is over. We also have a mailbag that covers draft busts, overrated/underrated stadiums, where Zimmer ranks in the history of Vikings coaches, and the best chicken in the country.  *** So I have acquired a framed and signed (authenticated!) Laquon Treadwell jersey and I want to give it to a Patreon subscriber. To enter the drawing you can subscribe for the year at Patreon.com/NorseCode. I will draw names after the season-opening game against the Packers. This thing is massive and would be a fine addition to any home, man-cave, etc.  You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at   Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to   We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 425: Authenticity

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 114:32


    Norse Code returns and covers the little Vikings offseason news that we have before we go into Baker Mayfield rumors and Aaron Rodgers' newfound association with witches. We also have the mailbag and an announcement in honor of Laquon Treadwell's birthday:  So I have acquired a framed and signed (authenticated!) Laquon Treadwell jersey and I want to give it to a Patreon subscriber. If you are currently subscribed and stay that way through week 1 you will have already qualified. Here's how it will work: If you are subscribed monthly (from June through September) - 1 entry for the drawing If you are subscribed for the year - 2 entries for the drawing I will draw names after the season-opening game against the Packers. This thing is massive and would be a fine addition to any home, man-cave, etc.  You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at   Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to   We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 424: Palpably Unfair

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 166:35


    Arif and James are back to talk the schedule, OTAs, and which American Gladiators events should replace the NFL Pro Bowl. We also go over Aaron Donald vs. Alan Page, Norse Code as a 90s movie soundtrack, and how old is too old to have a huge sports flag in your bedroom? Also a day in the life of a Raiders PR person. London and Chicago - we are coming for you! Live show information coming soon! Apologies in advance for the delay in recording and for the length of the show. This episode is meant to be a distraction from everything dumb and terrible happening in the world for both you as the listener and for us as podcasters. It went long, it's off-topic often, and we were laughing hard as we finished recording. This is Norse Code at its most Norse Code. We will have a real show next episode. Probably.  Arif is now a tapestry -   You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at   Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to  or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to   We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 423: Trading with Green Bay (Part 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 60:44


    Arif and James are back with part two of the newest episode of Norse Code. We go into the mailbag with questions on the Kwesi approach to the draft, misjudging this QB class, PED suspensions compared to betting suspensions, and which UDFA we should irrationally attach our fandom to during camp.  Arif is now a tapestry -   You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at   Arif - @Arifhasannfl James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to   We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:

    Episode 423: Trading with Green Bay (Part 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 105:31


    Arif and James are back to go over the draft picks for 2022 and the trades and who got the better deal. We also go over the UDFAs and the Ed Ingram controversy. Part 2 will contain the mailbag and that episode will be posted Thursday morning!  Arif is now a tapestry -  You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl   James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to    or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to  .   We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:  

    Episode 422: Return of The Spinman

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 118:44


    Arif and James are with THE Luke Inman to discuss the draft! It's the reunion you didn't know you needed just in time for draft week. Arif and James are in the same place at the same time so we did a live show of sorts at Prye's Brewing Company. We cover a number of topics including draft picks, a Tenet-esque situation involving former Vikings picks, and a thorough trip to Arif's Beekeeping Corner.  Also Arif is now a tapestry -  You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl   James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to    or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to  .   We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:  

    Episode 421: Falling to 12

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 128:09


    Arif and James are back to discuss McDuffie vs. Linderbaum vs. Stingley at 12. Also we go over 3rd round players of note and if Dan Snyder's ownership of the Washington Commies will survive his latest scandal.  Special shout-out to Mrs. Winger.   You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl   James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to    or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to  .   We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:  

    April Patreon Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 35:02


    It's time to show off what we do over at Patreon. We put out bonus material twice a month during the regular season and once a month at least during the offseason. This is all in exchange to be ad free for everyone. So if you enjoy this content and would like more please consider subscribing over at Patreon.com/NorseCode.  Special thanks to Ulaeron, Alyssa, and Cass for their help. You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl   James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to    or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to  .   We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:  

    Episode 420: Three Nice Things

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 118:31


    Arif and James are back to talk about the influx of former Packers to the Minnesota Vikings. We also discuss the Thielen restructure, the new OT rules for the playoffs, and say nice things about the new coach and GM.  Bonus episode for everyone coming later this week! You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl   James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to    or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to  .   We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:  

    Episode 419: Decisions Were Made

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 101:48


    Arif and James are back to discuss the Cousins extension and what this means moving forward. We also go over what it means to fire the old regime and keep the same plan. And a few signings and releases.    Also Wentz and Trubisky have new homes and Arif gets a victory lap of sorts.    You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl   James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to    or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to  .     We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:  

    Episode 418: Away The Moon

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 120:17


    Arif and James are back to discuss this year's NFL Combine. We go over the questionable 40 times, interior offensive linemen, and the corners. We also talk about the Russell Wilson trade, the Aaron Rodgers contract, and the end of the Vikings Donut Club.    You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl   James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to    or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to  .   We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:  

    Episode 417: Platitudes and Slogans

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2022 133:07


    Arif and James are back and the head coach and coordinators are all in place for the Vikings. We discuss the O'Connell presser, nepotism and the Wes Phillips hire at OC, what changes are coming for a potential 3-4 defense. Also Case Cookus. Always Case Cookus.   You can become a sustaining member of the show and access exclusive content at    Arif - @Arifhasannfl   James - @bigmono   Please send any questions or feedback to    or tweet to @norsecodeDN.   If you like our show please donate to  .   We have merch! You can visit our shop at:   Also we've launched a new merch line just in time for Christmas!    Also a special thank you to DrawPlayDave for our new logo and merchandise design! You can follow him @drawplaydave and visit his main comic page here:  

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