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  • Derwin James

  • Los Angeles Chargers
  • Age25
  • CollegeFlorida State
  • DraftedRD 1, PK 17 (0)
Height6-3
Weight215

Preseason

Player Rankings
Overall Rank #24
High Overall Rank #23
Low Overall Rank #27
DB Rank #4
High DB Rank #3
Low DB Rank #4

James has been truly snake-bitten after a dazzling rookie season back in 2018. Since then he's lost all but five games to a pair of serious injuries: a foot fracture and a meniscus tear, both of which required surgery. It's been a nightmare for IDP drafters and dynasty managers, but there's a reason for their patience. When on the field, James looks like the head of the next wave of playmaking safeties in the Jamal Adams mold. As a rookie he posted 105 tackles, 3.5 sacks, 13 passes defensed, and 3 interceptions. When he returned from the late in Year 2, he notched 6.8 tackles a game to close out the season. James still requires a premium DB1 pick in drafts, but it's a fair price. He boasts top-three upside, and there's no real reason to doubt his return to action.

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YR TM G TKL AST SCK FF FR INT PD TD
2018 LAC 16 76 30 3.5 0 0 3 13 0
2019 LAC 5 23 12 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 21 99 42 3.5 0 0 3 14 0
YR WK OPP dSNAP TKL AST SCK FF FR INT PD TD
2019 13 DEN 56 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 14 JAX 65 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
2019 15 MIN 65 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 16 OAK 63 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 17 KC 50 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 KC 299 23 12 0 0 0 0 1 0
2018 1 KC 56 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 0
2018 2 BUF 59 7 1 1 0 0 0 1 0
2018 3 LAR 77 7 2 0 0 0 1 1 0
2018 4 SF 59 5 2 1 0 0 0 2 0
2018 5 OAK 51 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 6 CLE 74 4 1 0.5 0 0 0 0 0
2018 7 TEN 70 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 9 SEA 81 4 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 10 OAK 63 5 4 0 0 0 0 1 0
2018 11 DEN 56 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 12 ARI 47 5 2 0 0 0 1 2 0
2018 13 PIT 67 2 1 0 0 0 1 3 0
2018 14 CIN 65 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 15 KC 60 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 16 BAL 62 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0
2018 17 DEN 79 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 DEN 1026 76 30 3.5 0 0 3 13 0
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