Raiders Get Much-Needed Josh Jacobs Injury Update Ahead of Thursday Night Football

David Kaestle
Josh Jacobs is scheduled to play in Week 14 against the Rams.
Josh Jacobs is scheduled to play in Week 14 against the Rams. / Associated Press
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Las Vegas Raiders star running back Josh Jacobs has been dealing with multiple injuries of late, but they don't seem to be slowing him down. Playing hurt in Week 13, Jacobs rushed for 144 yards and a touchdown on 26 carries.

Josh Jacobs Injury Update

Jacobs, dealing with both quad and calf injuries ahead of the Raiders' Week 14 Thursday Night Football game against the Los Angeles Rams, is expected to suit up again.

Jacobs has been a huge part of the Raiders offense this season, leading the league in total scrimmage yards. Las Vegas sits at 5-7 on the season and is currently on a three-game winning streak. I they're raiders are going to keep their playoff hopes alive, they will also have to keep this winning streak alive on Thursday night.

The Raiders trail the New York Jets (7-5) for the final AFC Wild Card playoff spot. With just five games left in the season, the Raiders can't afford to lose many more games, if any at all, if they want to make the postseason in Josh McDaniels' first season as head coach.

The Raiders are currently 6.5-point road favorites in Week 14 on Thursday Night Football against the Los Angeles Rams, according to FanDuel Sportsbook's latest NFL odds.

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