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Oakland Raiders getting big contributions from 2019 rookie class

The Oakland Raiders were the only team to draft a running back in the first-round when they selected Josh Jacobs with the No.24 overall pick. Many league experts looked at the pick as a reach with the thinking philosophy of waiting to draft a running back later on would be the best way to maximize their value.

Well, Jacobs has proved through the first six weeks of play that he strongly deserved the draft selection of a first-round pick.

Jacobs is arguably the front-runner for offensive rookie of the year — recording 554 rushing yards and four touchdowns.