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The offense ran through star tailback in 2022

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How important is Josh Jacobs to the Las Vegas Raiders’ offense?

Well, if the 2022 season was any indication, the answer is incredibly so. According to a recent tweet by The Associated Press, Jacobs had 80.3 percent of the Raiders’ rushing yardage last season. It was the second highest total in the NFL in the past 15 seasons.

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Jacobs, of course, has been staying away from the Raiders’ training camp because he has they to sign his franchise tag tender. Jacobs, of course, wants to be paid for his services and as last season showed, Jacobs (who led the NFL with 1,653 rushing yards in 2022) has given the Raiders great value.

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