Raiders working again Josh Jacobs expressed final week that he wanted to shake off the rust after a subpar dashing efficiency. Sadly, issues solely received worse for him on Sunday. Jacobs made NFL historical past by changing into the primary reigning NFL dashing champion because the 1970 merger to complete a recreation with unfavorable dashing yards. Feeling the burden of this setback, Jacobs acknowledged that he must step up his recreation. Regardless of his struggles on the bottom, Jacobs was capable of contribute with 5 catches for 51 yards. Nevertheless, he believes that the group wants to investigate their errors and make enhancements slightly than merely transferring on to the following recreation.
Final season, Jacobs led the league in dashing yards with 1,653 and had a complete of two,053 yards from scrimmage. Comparatively, his 46 dashing yards within the first two video games of this season is the worst begin to his profession. Conscious of Jacobs’ struggles, Raiders coach Josh McDaniels said that he wants to search out methods to get Jacobs again on monitor. It’s essential to notice that Jacobs had a delayed begin to the season, becoming a member of the Raiders late within the offseason as a result of contract negotiations.