Johnny Venerable

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."

As the Arizona Cardinals gear up for Saturday’s “Red and White” scrimmage, the fellas breakdown all the training camp noise surrounding who’s stood out and who is primed for a breakout. From second-year wide receiver Rondale Moore, to rookie pass rusher Myjai Sanders, there’s no shortage of candidates who are poised for a strong season. Join Johnny Venerable, Bo and Frank live on today’s PHNX Cardinals podcast!

Today we preview the best division in football, the AFC West. Will the Russell Wilson addition help the Denver Broncos? Everyone seems to think they were only a quarterback away. Will Davante Adams help elevate Derek Carr’s game to the next level and help the Las Vegas Raider get out of the division? Can Justin Herbert continue to prove that he can be one of the best at his position with the Los Angeles Chargers? Or will Patrick Mahomes once again shock everyone and cement his legacy as one of the all-time greats with new additions like JuJu Smith-Schuster to the Kansas City Chiefs roster? Join Shane and Johnny as they break all this down and more on today’s edition…

One day removed from the arrest of newcomer Hollywood Brown, head coach Kliff Kingsbury met with the media to discuss what the Arizona Cardinals must do moving forward. Do the AZ Cards have a black cloud surrounding this season, or can Kyler Murray and company overcome all of the distractions? Plus, Zach Ertz, Marco Wilson and Antoine Wesley are dinged up. Cause for concern for the Redbirds? Join Johnny Venerable, Bo and Frank live on today’s PHNX Cardinals podcast!

The MLB Trade Deadline has come and gone, with numerous key players joining new teams en route to the stretch run. Where is the smart money going as it relates to key divisional matchups? Did the St. Louis Cardinals do enough to overcome the Brewers? Are the Braves destine to take the NL East? Have the New York Yankees already peaked? Join Johnny and Shane on Today’s PHNX Bets Daily!

The Arizona Cardinals just can’t stay out of the NFL news cycle, as it was reported Wednesday that wide receiver Hollywood Brown had been arrested for “criminal speeding”, presumably on his way to training camp practice. What could be the potential fallout from yet another offseason arrest for the Redbirds? Can the club manage to stay quiet for the remainder of training camp or are the 2022 Cardinals simply destine for a chaotic year? Join Johnny and Bo as they react on today’s PHNX Cardinals podcast!

Emotions ran high during the Arizona Cardinals’ first padded practice of training camp. J.J. Watt and Will Hernandez got into a scuffle, while Isaiah Simmons and DeAndre Hopkins exchanged words. Is this a sign for the AZ Cards that they’ve ramped up their intensity for this season? Plus, Hollywood Brown was officially removed off of the NFI list, while Kyler Murray is aiming for an end-of-week return following a bout with Covid. Join Johnny Venerable and Bo live on today’s PHNX Cardinals podcast!

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson is currently scheduled to serve a six-game suspension for over 24 sexual misconduct lawsuits. Meanwhile, Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is also set to miss six games thanks to a one-off positive test for a performance enhancing drug. What kind of message is the NFL sending when it lumps someone like Watson in with the AZ Cards’ Hopkins? Join Johnny Venerable, Bo Brack and Damien Anderson live on today’s PHNX Cardinals podcast!