Oakland’s early arrival pays off against Bears and Jacobs profits

• Chicago Bears 21-24 Oakland Raiders

A salmon-like leap over a hoard of ravenous Bears earned victory for the Oakland Raiders and put the rookie running back Josh Jacobs’s name up in lights.

Two first-half touchdowns – one from Jacobs – and a field goal had put the unfancied Raiders in the driving seat at half-time. The Chicago Bears recovered their poise in the second half to power their way to a 21-17 lead. With the clock into the final two minutes of the game, however, Jacobs picked up the ball at second and goal and sprang over the Chicago defensive line to secure victory.

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