Patriot Way feels in Raiders’ Raiders’ Running Back Room, along with front-office, coaches – Las Vegas Raiders blog

Josh is a great teacher. It's clear that he felt like this was a great chance and that's why it was offered to him. He should do well. He'll do well, I'm certain. He's an outstanding coach. He has some very skilled people around him. All went well. It was an opportunity that we could not provide. — New England PatriotsCoach Bill Belichick was asked if there were any problems with the introduction of new players. Las Vegas RaidersCoach Josh McDaniels stole any of his players or coaches.

HENDERSON (Nev.) — It appears that Josh McDaniels robbed the Patriots' front and coaching staff. He brought with him a general manager (Dave Ziegler), an offensive coordinator (Mick Lombardi), and an offensive line coach (Carmen Bricillo), as well as a quarterbacks coach (Bo Hardegree).

McDaniels brought along a bunch of players from New England, which was expected.

In real life as well as fantasy sports, the Raiders will most likely feel the effects in their running back room.

Las Vegas may be back, but Las Vegas will not. Josh JacobsAfter two 1,000-yard rush seasons in his first two year, he rushed for an 872 yard career-low in 2021. Kenyan DrakeAfter a fractured right ankle, he is now back on the field. The Raiders have brought in ex-Patriots. Brandon BoldenFullback Jakob JohnsonAdditional to the previous Carolina PanthersRunning back Ameer Abdullah.

McDaniels stated that it was difficult to keep healthy in this position at the recent NFL owners meeting. They touch the ball more frequently than everyone except the quarterback, and they are more likely to be hit.

McDaniels mentioned two backs who were “rehabbing at the moment”.

“It is essential to have depth in the room because without it, you can't see.” QualityMcDaniels explained that today's NFL running back room is lacking in depth. “A lot of times, you're going into some issues, some injuries, and then you get caught trying to make quick transactions during the middle part of the season,” McDaniels said. McDaniels said, “So we have always tried to ensure that there is as much depth as possible in that room.

“It's an important position, so it's critical to have quality players. But it's also great to have depth that you can plug into there and can serve many roles.

Here's Week 1 of Phase 1 for the Raiders offseason training program. Jacobs is now the starting running back.

Even quarterback Derek CarrIn his announcement of his contract extension, he said that the greatest benefit from the offense would be felt by the lead back.

“We've had only two days of daylight. [classroom]Carr stated, “But Josh Jacobs should be the happiest person inside the building.” It's true.

Drake was gaining strength as he ran down the field with 63 carries, 30 catches and 545 yards. He also scored three touchdowns. Drake is still a wildcard as he continues to learn the offense and rehabs.

Trey RagasAfter spending the majority of last season on practice squad, he returns. He did manage one regular-season run for 9 yards and two catches for 6 yard.

Abdullah was a seven-year veteran who caught 38 passes for 289 yard and a TD. He also ran 51 times for 166 yards. Minnesota VikingsLast season.

Bolden was the New England pass-catcher who made his name. He caught 41 passes for 405 yards, two touchdowns, and ran for 226 yards on 44 carries.

Johnson? McDaniels' fullback, Johnson, is a rare one, but he knows the system well.

McDaniels stated, “Look at the opportunities that were presented to us to add a few players with which you are familiar, that never hurts.”

The same goes for the coaching staff. McDaniels stated that McDaniels was last hired as a coach by the Denver BroncosHe didn't know enough people in 2009 to take with him.

He said that he had only been in league for eight years so he didn't have the same experience or as many connections. “It's a blessing that some of us have had those relationships and that we have the chance to work together. When you have that opportunity, it's easier to get the job done. Those guys did a fantastic job. I am very pleased with the staff. Their work ethic, their attitude, and their mindset have been amazing this spring.

“I give them a lot credit for the amount of time they spend at the facility. It's tireless. Our families are not yet there. We leave at the end of one season, and it's work every day and night. It's a pleasure to be around these guys.

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