Contrary to many opposing fanbases outside of the Valley, when the pads come on, Kyler Murray is a bonafide superstar at the position. At his best, he’s a top five quarterback in football with the capabilities of carrying this once dismal franchise on his modest 5’8 back. Since drafting the former Oklahoma Sooner, Murray has improved both statistically and by wins every year he’s been in the NFL. He’s also made the Cardinals relevant again, which was something that was greatly missing in the post-Bruce Arians era of Arizona football.

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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."