The Las Vegas Raiders did precisely what they had to do as they came out of the bye and outlasted the susceptible Houston Texans 38-20 at domestic Sunday.

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Josh Jacobs is playing out of his mind and he was the difference in this game as he had three touchdowns, all in the second half.

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He had 143 yards and surpassed 140 yards on the ground for the past three games.

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No Raiders’ player has ever done that. Houston’s run defense came into the game awful and it had no answer for Jacobs as the Raiders finally settled down

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and had a good balanced offense in the second half after going into halftime tied at 10-10.

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This has to be Josh McDaniels’ game plan until further notice — feed Jacobs and let him set the tone.

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This has to be Josh McDaniels’ game plan until further notice — feed Jacobs and let him set the tone.

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Las Vegas’ next five opponents are a combined 13-21-1 with only one opponent, Seattle, who the Raiders play at the end of this stretch

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having a winning record. That is important for a Las Vegas team that has only beaten Denver, 2-5, and the one-win Texans.

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