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Rush

Sudden, increased interest in a commodity. For example, a gold rush occurs when a large number of people flock to a certain area to mine for gold.
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The Lions cannot be looking forward to facing Jamal Anderson after giving up 328 rushing yards against the 49ers, while Barry Sanders attempts to crack an Atlanta defence which has allowed only one 100-yard rusher in the past 22 games.
Rookie RB Fred Taylor has 12 TDs and will be out to impress one of his heroes, Barry Sanders, who needs one more rushing TD for a career total of 100.
Snapshot: The Chargers lead the league in defence for the first time since 1965 giving up an average of 68 rushing yards.