Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 12/27/12
Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals arrived in New Orleans earlier this afternoon. Soon after landing at Louis Armstrong Airport, Coach Strong and a few of his players spoke with the media. Starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater didn’t go into depth on Louisville’s match-up with the Florida Gators, but one thing he did mention was how impressed he was with their front seven on defense. Bridgewater said multiple times when speaking to the media that Florida’s front seven was something that stood out when watching the Gators on film. Florida’s total defense ranks fifth in the country, giving up just 273 yards per game. Being able to protect Teddy Bridgewater may be the most important, but toughest task for Louisville next week. The Cardinals offensive line started off the season playing well, but struggled down the stretch, particularly in Louisville’s last three games. Unless Teddy is given some time to make plays, Louisville will have a tough time moving the chains.
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