As Nick Saban still tries to determine which quarterback he will play in the season opener against Louisville, the Cardinals are trying to figure out how they'll be able to compete with them without Lamar Jackson.

The Cardinals are going into Orlando the serious underdog against the Crimson Tide, but how are they preparing for the biggest challenge in Bobby Petrino's era in Louisville?

Howie Lindsey covers the Louisville Cardinals for CardinalSports.com and 790KRD radio and he joined The Game with Ryan Fowler to discuss the expectations for Louisville heading into the season without Lamar Jackson, what to expect from quarterback Jawon Pass, how the Cardinals defense is preparing for Alabama quarterbacks, and strength and weaknesses on the defensive side of the football.

For more of Howie Lindsey analysis on Alabama/Louisville, make sure you watch the video above the article. Don't miss The Game with Ryan Fowler weekday afternoons from 2-6 p.m. for the latest breakdown and analysis on Alabama football.