Josh Jacobs discusses Vegas, no fans, and being compared to Walter Payton
By Brad Weiss
Mark Carman of FanSided sat down with Raiders star running back Josh Jacobs to discuss Vegas, no fans, and being compared to Walter Payton.
Last season, Raiders star running back Josh Jacobs took the NFL by storm, and by most accounts, should have come home with the NFL’s Offensive Rookie of the Year honor. After rushing for 1,000 yards in his first season, the first Raiders rookie to ever do so, Jacobs set his sights on making an even bigger impact in Year No. 2.
Wanting to get more involved in the passing game, and fully healed from a shoulder injury that hindered him in 2019, Jacobs has been an absolute beast for the Raiders during their 2-0 start. Jacobs followed up a three-touchdown performance in Week 1 but rushing for 88 yards in Week 2, though every single yard was hard-earned.
He is the kind of player who can run over, or around defenders, and his emergence since being selected in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft has completely revamped this Raiders offense, and our Moe Moton took a look at his journey earlier this month. No Raiders running back has rushed for more yards than him through his first 15 games of his NFL career, and there have been some pretty impressive backs to put on a Raiders uniform.
Jacobs sits down with Mark Carman of FanSided
After the team’s stunning win against the New Orleans Saints, Jacobs sat down with FanSided’s Mark Carman to discuss a multitude of topics, including there being no fans allowed at the Raiders new stadium. Also, Jacobs discusses being compared to Walter Payton, his running style, and the team’s expectations after a 2-0 start.
Since being drafted by the Raiders, Jacobs has rounded into one of the better running backs in the league, and he seemingly is getting better every week. Check the video on this post to listen to the entire interview.
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