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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - DECEMBER 26: Running back Josh Jacobs #28 of the Las Vegas Raiders runs against the Miami Dolphins in the second half of their game at Allegiant Stadium on December 26, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Dolphins defeated the Raiders 26-25. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas Raiders running back Josh Jacobs is ready for the next step in his lead role after being among the NFL’s busiest backs in his second season. Jacobs is the first Raiders running back with consecutive 1,000-yard seasons since Pro Football Hall of Famer Marcus Allen 36 years ago. Jacobs’ per-carry average dropped significantly in 2020, but he was tied for fourth in the NFL with 12 touchdowns rushing. Jacobs has a new backfield mate in free agent pickup Kenyan Drake.