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Jon Gruden Gives Injury Update For Raiders RB Josh Jacobs

Josh Jacobs runs the football for the Oakland Raiders.

GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN - OCTOBER 20: Josh Jacobs #28 of the Oakland Raiders runs with the football against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on October 20, 2019 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)

Despite suffering a shoulder injury last weekend against the Packers, the Oakland Raiders expect rookie running back Josh Jacobs to suit up this Sunday.

It's pretty clear that Jacobs is as good as advertised. He's rushed for 554 yards and four touchdowns in six games thus far.

Jacobs has dealt with a few minor injuries this year, but they haven't slowed him down in terms of production. After all, he's been practicing this week for the Raiders - albeit in a limited capacity.

When the Raiders face the Houston Texans on Sunday, head coach Jon Gruden expects Jacobs to play. Nonetheless, he wasn't ready to totally commit to the No. 24 overall pick playing, as he said "we'll see how it goes" earlier in the week.

Those aren't the most encouraging words from Gruden, but Oakland knows that it has to be careful with Jacobs. His long-term health is important for the team as they remain in the AFC playoff hunt. If Josh Jacobs isn't able to suit up on Sunday, the Raiders would need big performances from Jalen Richard and DeAndre Washington. Even though the former Alabama star has been adamant that he will play, it truly sounds like it's a day-to-day situation for Oakland. Jacobs is officially listed as questionable for this weekend. The Raiders and Texans face off in Houston at 4:25 p.m. ET. [

#Raiders coach Jon Gruden said RB Josh Jacobs will be listed as questionable. He expects him to play "but we'll see how it goes."

— Anthony Galaviz (@agalaviz_TheBee) October 25, 2019

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