Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 10/5/13
Mitchell Leff – Getty Images From start to finish, I didn’t really see much rhythm for Charlie Strong and the Louisville Cardinals this afternoon as they knocked off Temple 30-7 in their first game in the American Athletic Conference. The offense was able to move the ball down the field without a whole lot of trouble, but they were pretty sloppy in the red-zone. There were also a lot of dropped balls and very slow developing running plays. Bridgewater went for 300+ yards for the third straight game. He finished the game, completing 25-of-35 passes for 348 yards and two touchdowns. I don’t think Bridgewater was flawless today, but he certainly played well. Defensively, when you hold a team to just seven points, you’re obviously doing something right, but when it’s Temple, I’m not exactly sure what to make of it. The Owls made some plays here and there, but really hurt themselves on each of their substantial drives. The most frustrating stat for Charlie Strong will be the penalties. T...
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