The funny thing was, after 30 points and 438 total yards, there was still some frustration, good-natured as it might be after a win.
“We’re not as sharp as we’d like to be,” Kingsbury said, again noting the penalties.
“We left a lot out there,” Murray said. “I think it’s pretty evident to see.”
Added Hopkins, “we’ve got a very high ceiling. … For us to be able to put up 30 points against a good NFL defense is pretty good, but there’s a lot of room left for us to improve.”
If the defense can continue its upswing, the offense has some room for error. The first half shutout was the first time the Cards did that since blanking the Giants in the home finale in 2017. While the WFT did score late, it proved moot (and the Cards also stopped two two-point conversions, dulling some of the Washington hope.)
“We understood we were going against a confident…