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All-Pro RB Josh Jacobs returns to Raiders on a one-year contract

Josh Jacobs (#28) runs for a 20-yard touchdown for the Las Vegas Raiders in Sunday's matchup against the Los Angeles Chargers.
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The National Football League’s rushing champion is returning to the Las Vegas Raiders.

RELATED: Josh Jacobs spotted leaving Las Vegas airport, won’t report to training camp

Josh Jacobs, a former Alabama running back, announced on Twitter he’s ended his holdout with the Raiders.

He is back with the franchise as he agreed to terms on a one-year deal worth $12 million.

RELATED: Josh Jacobs ranks at No. 12 on NFL’s Top 100 players of 2023

NFL insiders Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero broke the news. Jacobs led the league in rushing last season with 1,653 yards and 12 touchdowns. He earned first-team All-Pro honors and made his second Pro Bowl. Jacobs won the inaugural Jim Brown Award, which goes to the league’s rushing champion. Las Vegas has its guy back into the fold and it is ready to get to work.

Jacobs was selected in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

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