Stop me if you’ve heard this before: The Arizona Cardinals drafted a first-round inside linebacker yet refuse to play him. Zaven Collins, the 16th overall selection in last April’s NFL Draft is currently a backup to journeymen Tanner Vallejo. This is after Arizona Cardinal general manager Steve Keim openly stated that Collins would be a permanent fixture amongst the team’s…

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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."

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