Josh Jacobs reportedly agrees to one-year deal price as much as $12 million with the Raiders


Jacobs held out of coaching camp after he wasn’t in a position to comply with a long-term take care of the Raiders.

FILE – Las Vegas Raiders working again Josh Jacobs (28) stands on the sideline earlier than enjoying in opposition to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs in an NFL soccer recreation, Jan. 7, 2023, in Las Vegas. Jacobs took to social media Saturday morning, Aug. 26, to say, “I am again,” after agreeing to a brand new one-year deal to play for the Las Vegas Raiders this season. (AP Picture/Jeff Lewis, File) AP

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Josh Jacobs took to social media Saturday to say, “I’m again,” after agreeing to a one-year deal to play for the Las Vegas Raiders this season.

The contract is price as much as $12 million, an individual with information of the deal advised The Related Press. The individual spoke to the AP on situation of anonymity as a result of the phrases haven’t been introduced.

Jacobs would have obtained $10.1 million this season if he had signed the franchise tag tender. His deal seems just like the one fellow working again Saquon Barkley agreed to late final month to stick with the New York Giants.

Jacobs, who final season led the NFL in speeding with 1,653 yards, had been anticipated to signal with the Raiders relatively than sit out the season and forfeit his wage, however his extended absence started to boost questions that lastly have been answered Saturday.

He made clear early on he can be sad enjoying on a franchise tag, saying on the Professional Bowl that he can be a “hero turned villain.” Now that the 2 sides reached an settlement, Jacobs can concentrate on what must be one other season through which the Raiders lean closely on him.

Las Vegas coach Josh McDaniels indicated throughout coaching camp that Jacobs possible would obtain the same workload as final season, when he had practically 400 touches between speeding and receiving. McDaniels additionally stated a participant wants apply time to rise up to hurry earlier than getting a complement of performs, so it’s fairly attainable Jacobs will likely be eased again on the sphere.

Nevertheless, with two weeks to go earlier than the Sept. 10 season opener on the AFC West rival Denver Broncos, Jacobs may need sufficient time to get reacclimated.

His return brings readability to the working backs room forward of Tuesday, which is cutdown day, when NFL groups should slash their rosters to 53 gamers.

Zamir White, drafted within the fourth spherical final yr, was the first-team working again in camp and will’ve put himself in place for way over the 17 carries he obtained as a rookie. 9-year veteran Ameer Abdullah was receiving second-team snaps.

Jacobs had wished a multiyear contract, however he failed to achieve an settlement with the Raiders earlier than the July 17 deadline. That meant his choices have been to finally signal the franchise tag tender, comply with a one-year deal separate of the tag or sit out the season.

By agreeing to the one-year contract, meaning the subject of Jacobs’ long-term future in Las Vegas once more will likely be a difficulty later this season, however for now these questions will likely be placed on maintain.