Green Bay Packers RB Josh Jacobs Close To NFL Record

Josh Jacobs, Green Bay Packers
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In the 2023 NFL season, the Green Bay Packers overshot expectations, finishing with a 9-8 record, securing a playoff spot, and advancing to the Divisional Round after a blowout win over the Dallas Cowboys in the Wild Card.

As they look ahead to the next season, they will no longer be underestimated by their opponents. In fact, the Packers are being viewed as a potential Super Bowl contender.

The Packers’ promising young talent, spearheaded by quarterback Jordan Love, is ready to take their performance to the next level.

General Manager Brian Gutekunst has been instrumental in improving the team, bringing in key players through free agency and the NFL Draft.

In two significant moves this past March, the Packers signed running back Josh Jacobs and safety Xavier McKinney to lucrative contracts.

However, Jacobs is on the verge of breaking an unwanted record.

Josh Jacobs, with 197 career receptions, is just five catches away from setting the record for the most receptions without a touchdown.

Despite his impressive 1,448 receiving yards over five seasons, the former Alabama star has yet to score a receiving touchdown, a surprising statistic given his capabilities as a pass catcher out of the backfield.

The Packers’ offensive strategy, led by head coach Matt LaFleur, heavily involves running backs in the passing game. This approach is expected to give Jacobs ample opportunities to finally reach the end zone.

With his skills and the Packers’ offensive scheme, it’s likely that Jacobs will break his touchdown drought this season.

As the Green Bay Packers prepare for the upcoming season, they do so with major expectations and a good foundation. Their blend of young talent and strategic additions positions them well for continued success.

With Jordan Love leading the charge and Josh Jacobs offering a potentially elite running game, the Packers are set to build on their impressive 2023 campaign and work to reach the Super Bowl hype that they have been receiving.

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