With the NFL’s new league year just one week away (and a preamble of a legal tampering period two days prior) all 32 teams are finalizing their plans for free agency. It began this past Monday with several teams opting to franchise tag cornerstone players such as Bengals safety Jessie Bates and Chiefs left tackle Orlando Brown. In addition, teams…

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Johnny Venerable grew up in Bloomington, Illinois and attended Illinois State University where he majored in Broadcast Journalism. Since then he has spent time with ESPN Chicago as well as SB Nation's Revenge of the Birds, covering the Arizona Cardinals on a consistent basis since 2016. Catch him on a plethora of PHNX programming including "PHNX Cardinals Live", "PHNX Bets Daily" and the "PHNX Sunday Tailgate."