Just when it appeared that first-round pick Josh Jacobs might be headed toward a training-camp holdout, the Raiders came to terms with the former Alabama standout running back.
The team announced Tuesday night that Jacobs — the Raiders' lone remaining draft choice not yet signed — agreed to a deal and will be expected to report for the start of training camp in late July.
Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports Jacobs has signed a four-year deal worth as much as $11.9 million, with a fifth-year team option.
So, when training camp begins, Jacobs will be able to compete immediately for a starting role. Rookies are expected to report for camp July 23.
The Raiders’ two other first-round picks, defensive end Clelin Ferrell and safety Johnathan Abram, already had agreed to terms.
Jacobs, a versatile 5-foot-10, 219-pounder, scored 15 touchdowns for Alabama in 2018, 11 coming on the ground, three as a pass receiver and one on special teams.