Thursday, July 19, 2018
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Arif Hasan

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Arif Hasan has written for sites all across the internet and his work has been featured in the Star Tribune, LA Times, Forbes, SB Nation, International Business Times, the Bleacher Report and MSNBC. He's made radio appearances for 1500 ESPN, TSN, KATE 1450 and others. He currently also writes for the Daily Norseman and Optimum Scouting. You can find him on twitter at @ArifHasanNFL.

What Expectations Does Danielle Hunter’s Contract Set?

The 2019 free agency class could have exploded in Rick Spielman’s face. With Trae Waynes, Eric Kendricks, Danielle Hunter, Stefon Diggs and Anthony Barr all...

Can Mackensie Alexander Become a Long-Term Starter?

After drafting former Central Florida cornerback Mike Hughes in the first round, it may seem like the future’s bleak for former second-round pick Mackensie...

What Are the Odds the Vikings Defense Regresses?

It’s no secret that the Minnesota Vikings have been driven by the strength of their defense since Mike Zimmer took the head coaching job...

Workout Comps: Which Veterans do Vikings Rookies Compare To?

Now that the Vikings have signed every drafted rookie -- except for Mike Hughes -- to their contracts, it's worth some speculation to see...

Crunching the Numbers: The Analytics Behind the UDFAs

The Minnesota Vikings are an organization that has prioritized, to some degree, measurables and data-based approaches to player acquisition. They, more than most teams,...

2018 Consensus Big Board: Who Signed the “Best” UDFAs?

Every year, players that drop from the draft excite fans when they sign as undrafted free agents for their respective teams. Some of those...

Crunching the Numbers: The Analytics Behind the Devante Downs Pick

Since Rick Spielman took over primary responsibilities for general manager duties in Minnesota, he's drafted a linebacker in the seventh round every single year....

Crunching the Numbers: The Analytics Behind the Ade Aruna Pick

The Vikings consistently draft athletic edge rushers. Those players don't always have high-level production -- Danielle Hunter is the prototypical example, but Stephen Weatherly...

Crunching the Numbers: The Analytics Behind the Colby Gossett Pick

It wasn't until late in the draft that the Vikings grabbed an interior offensive lineman, signaling that they will likely stick with the group...

Crunching the Numbers: The Analytics Behind the Tyler Conklin Pick

The Vikings, in the fifth round of the NFL draft, elected to round out their tight end depth with the selection of Tyler Conklin,...