Deep dive into Josh Jacobs' excellent rookie season, Raiders' running game

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On the latest Raiders Talk Podcast, co-hosts Scott Bair and Josh Schrock take a deep dive into Josh Jacobs’ excellent rookie season, the Hall of Fame talents he compares well with, what’s next in realizing his vast potential, and how he and the Raiders' run game can be even better in 2020.

(2:20) Breaking down Jacobs' rookie year

(4:00) How Jacobs was able to play well despite a significant shoulder injury

(6:41) State of the Raiders' running back position

(11:48) Advanced metrics show just how good Jacobs was as a rookie

(14:16) Gurley, Beast Mode, Emmitt Smith provide favorable player comps

(16:06) Jacobs has room to improve as a receiver

(19:59) Why Jacobs actually was underrated after his rookie year

(22:28) Bold prediction for how many yards Jacobs will have in 2020

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