March 4, 2024

Josh Jacobs says he’s “not stressing” about his future

Raiders working again Josh Jacobs didn’t formally re-sign with the Raiders till Aug. 26, which meant he didn’t attend the offseason program and coaching camp after Las Vegas franchise tagged him.

Jacobs then battled accidents all year long, dashing for simply 805 yards with six touchdowns in 13 video games. That got here a yr after he led the league with 1,653 yards dashing, 2,053 yards from scrimmage, and 393 touches.

With a brand new General Manager in Tom Telesco, there’s no assure Jacobs might be again with Las Vegas in 2024. But Jacobs stated this week that he’s “not stressing” about his future.

I trust in God’s plan,” Jacobs stated, through Vinny Bonsignore of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. “Obviously, this is home for me. Regardless how it plays out, this is still somewhere I will forever keep a house and things like that. I will forever keep a home.”

Jacobs additionally famous he’s planning on staying away from social media. He’s dropped hints on varied platforms prior to now about his mind-set in the case of contract negotiations.

With a renegotiated one-year deal, Jacobs made $11.8 million in 2023. As famous by Bonsignore, Zamir White — who crammed in admirably for Jacobs when he was injured this season — is about to make simply $950,000 in 2024.

Still, Jacobs is completely happy to have Antonio Pierce because the membership’s full-time head coach and feels optimistic about the crew’s course with Pierce, Telesco, and coordinator Luke Getsy.

“I trust the system and the guys that they’re putting together,” Jacobs stated. “I know that the guys that they’re gonna bring back and the guys that they’re gonna bring in are going to be fully bought in. So, it’s going to be a fun season.

“Hopefully, we can get this ball rolling, make the playoffs, and go [further],” Jacobs added. “And give the fans a lot to support.”