Because the Indianapolis Colts smash their relationship with their star working again, the Las Vegas Raiders seem like making an attempt to save lots of theirs.
Per a report from CBS Sports activities’ Josina Anderson, the Raiders are seemingly prepared to barter a brand new contract with 25-year-old tailback Josh Jacobs.
The information comes simply days after NFL Community’s Mike Garafolo reported on “The Wealthy Eisen Present” that Jacobs turned down a deal from the Raiders price round $12 million per season, which might have made him the fifth-highest paid RB within the NFL.
Though there’s a actual chance Jacobs’ holdout might drag on into the common season, Raiders head coach Josh McDaniels doesn’t appear too involved with when the previous first-round decide will return to the staff.
“I feel all people loves and respects JJ and understands the method,” McDaniels lately informed SI.com. “I actually do. And I’ve mentioned it one million instances this 12 months: I like the participant and the particular person, and I perceive the method he’s going via. We’re going to work as exhausting as we will with the blokes which are right here day-after-day, and finally when he’s again, we’re going to stay up for getting him again and built-in into the group.”
Jacobs, who is about to make $10.1M in 2023 below the franchise tag, has a projected market worth is $12.8M per season, in line with Spotrac. Since he’s not below contract with the Raiders, he can’t be fined for sitting out coaching camp. Jacobs simply has to report back to the staff earlier than its Week 1 matchup towards the Denver Broncos to be able to keep away from dropping any cash.
If the 2 sides can’t attain an settlement earlier than the beginning of the common season, the Raiders might discover buying and selling the 2022 dashing champ. The Arizona Cardinals, Denver Broncos, Los Angeles Rams, Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers might all be out there for a brand new beginning RB.