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PULLMAN -- With Alex Brink throwing for more than 100 passes over the last two weeks, the Cougar ground attack, impressive early in the season, has slowed to a crawl. The slide from averaging nearly 170 yards per game the first three weeks to just 71 over the last three, is all about tailoring your offense to what the defense is doing, WSU running backs coach Steve Broussard said Tuesday.

The Cougars amassed a collective 505 rushing yards against Wisconsin, Idaho and San Diego State, but have gained only 214 against USC, Arizona and Arizona State. "It's just the way the game goes sometimes," Broussard said. "It's not play-calling, it's just how the game goes and the flow of how things are going." Broussard said the running game has other critical assignments when pass plays are...

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