Derrick Hall satisfied with Dbacks buying and se

first_img Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury will forever be tied to Rams counterpart Sean McVay.Had McVay not found near-immediate success as a young, offensive innovator, Arizona likely wouldn’t have pulled the trigger in handing the franchise keys to a recently-fired Texas Tech head coach with no NFL coaching experience.The two coaches are also good friends — good enough friends that McVay recently pulled quite the prank on his buddy while the two shared a dinner with Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes. 5 Comments   Share   The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury, left, and Rams head coach Sean McVay, right. (AP photos) “I kind of tricked him into thinking he was going to be in trouble with the league with tampering and stuff like that,” McVay told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on The Adam Schefter Podcast. “I think his assistant got all wigged out. He was worried about losing (draft) picks.”Related LinksCardinals to host DE Nick Bosa in Arizona, per reportArizona Sports NFL Mock Draft Tracker: Who’s next for the Cards at No. 1?Alright, we need details, Sean.“We have a mutual friend that I put his name in my phone as (NFL commissioner) Roger Goodell,” McVay told Schefter. “I had this friend send me a text saying, ‘I can’t believe you’re at dinner with Kingsbury and Mahomes. You know better than this. This is tampering. You’re both losing picks.’ And I showed Kliff the text. He saw a ghost.”That’s pretty innovative! It turns out McVay’s secret sauce of leading an NFL team to the Super Bowl doesn’t include a Belichickien aversion to hanging out with friends and having a little fun.Next up: Let’s wait to see if and how Kingsbury might get McVay back.“I’m pretty proud of that one, Adam,” the Rams coach said of his relatively elaborate prank. “(Kingsbury) said, ‘That’s messed up. I’m getting you back.’” Top Stories Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more