The Arizona Cardinals just can’t help themselves. Following the somewhat unexpected release of defensive stalwart Jordan Hicks earlier this offseason, it looked as if the Cardinals were finally inching closer to committing to their first-round picks at linebacker. Clarity that was so desperately needed in years prior was seemingly on the way thanks to the gracious exit by Hicks. Yet…

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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."