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center_img “You don’t get rings for byes. You don’t even get t-shirts and hats.”On seeing the Cardinals fan base grow in the Valley while joining Bickley & Marotta in 2016:“Everywhere you go, I love seeing the kids in the jerseys. You know right now, if the kids are Cardinals fans, mom and pop got no choice.”Arians after his final game, a win at CenturyLink Field over the Seattle Seahawks:“Thank you for coming to my house. I hope you get home safe.”In his press conference announcing he will retire after the 2017 season (Jan. 2, 2018):“We built this program on three words: trust, loyalty and respect. I told our team last night I was done, that I’m retiring. And they lied to you. Because of that, there’s no greater feeling in the world to know your players have your back.” – / 9 Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling On the struggles of rookie tackle D.J. Humphries in training camp before the 2015 season:“A knee in his (expletive) every day. A foot wasn’t going to do it. That’s why he’s nicknamed knee-deep.”After improving to 2-0 on the season in 2015:“They’re patting you on the back, they’re looking for a soft spot, where to stick the knife. Same guy patting us on the back saying we might lose 10 in a row and might still be right.”On rookie safety Budda Baker taking the bait on offense and nicknaming him:“He’s still learning. He’s still ‘Fish Bait’ a few times but as he continues to get better and better, that role could increase quickly.”While visiting Bickley & Marotta with a cold:“I need to start getting some whiskey lozenges.”Following a victory over the Baltimore Ravens in 2015:“We wanted to make sure there was a damn good traffic jam.”On taking the Cardinals’ job and being himself in the interview process:“The thing at the beginning was, ‘Hey, I’m not changing who I am and how I coach. I’ll probably get a lot of Bibles in the mail.’”After clinching a bye in the 2015 playoffs: Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img