- As a rookie in the 2018 season, became the first Chargers rookie to be named a starter in the Pro Bowl since 2005 (LB Shawne Merriman), receiving the most votes at the FS position in the AFC.
- Recognized by The Associated Press as a first-team All-Pro at S and a second-team All-Pro at DB, joining CB Desmond King II (first-team DB and second-team PR in 2018) as the first Chargers in history to be named an AP All-Pro at two positions.
- Named All-NFL, All-AFC and All-Rookie in 2018 by the Professional Football Writers of America.
- Posted 109 tackles (79 solo), 3.5 sacks, 3.5 tackles for loss, three INTs and 15 passes defensed as a rookie, becoming the first-ever Chargers rookie with at least 100 tackles.
- Joined King (4.0 sacks as a rookie in 2017) as the only DBs since 1997 to post at least 3.5 sacks in their rookie season.
- Became the first DB in NFL history to register three sacks in the first four games of his professional career and the first DB in a non-strike year since 1983 to post two sacks and an INT through the first three games of his career.
Bolts Draft Experience
Watch the live Bolts Draft Experience featuring LaDainian Tomlinson, Joey Bosa, Derwin James and Justin Herbert.
Before They Were Chargers
Before they were Chargers, they were kids with a dream. Tune in to the 2021 NFL Draft.
Bolt Up: 2021 NFL Draft Hype Video
Draft Night is just a day away! Who will be next to join the Bolts?
Derwin James: Moments Like This Start on Draft Night
Before he was wreaking havoc on the field, he was the 17th pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Powered by Ball.
Best of Dear JackBoyz Season 2
The JackBoyz answered your questions all season long! Now check out the best moments from their answers, including their opinion on Justin Herbert's famous haircut, their favorite In-N-Out order and more!
Pass the Sticks: Derwin James vs. Kyzir White in NBA 2k21
Safety Derwin James and Linebacker Kyzir White face off in NBA 2k21 as the Lakers and Warriors go down to the wire. Presented by Southern California Toyota.
Exit Interview: Derwin James
James sits down with Hayley Elwood to discuss his rehab process, impressions of the defense in 2020, what excites him for 2021, and more.
Derwin James End-of-Season Press Conference
Chargers safety Derwin James speaks with the media at the conclusion of the 2020 season.
Ice Cold Tweets: Episode Six
Chargers players read old tweets from their teammates and guess who tweeted it.
Questions from a Cooler: Derwin James
Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James answers questions from a cooler.
King of the Court: Rookie James Wiseman Dominates in NBA 2k21
Derwin James and Chris Harris square off as the Clippers and Warriors in the latest episode of King of the Court. Presented by Southern California McDonalds.
Dear JackBoyz: Episode 2
Nasir Adderley, Casey Hayward and Derwin James answer fan submitted questions on who is the best dressed, favorite thing to get at In N Out and more! Presented by Pepsi.
Dear JackBoyz: Episode 1
The JackBoyz answer any and all questions you have for them in "Dear JackBoyz" presented by Pepsi.
Derwin Vs. The World: Lil Baby
Derwin James takes on Lil Baby in week one of Derwin vs. The World presented by Oakley.
Bolts Amazed by SoFi Stadium Construction Progress
Take a look back at when Joey Bosa, Derwin James, and Michael Badgley got a sneak peek of the Bolt's new home at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood.
Mic'd Up: Derwin James at Training Camp
Safety Derwin James was mic'd up for the first padded practice at training camp.
Derwin James: "Everybody's Gonna Play a Big Part This Year"
Safety Derwin James speaks to the media on his offseason preparations for the 2020 season, the depth of the Chargers defense, and more.
Derwin James: Kenneth Murray 'Is Gonna Make An Immediate Impact'
Safety Derwin James speaks with the media on how the Bolts will prove they have an elite secondary, what he thinks of the talent the Chargers picked up in the 2020 draft, and more.
Behind the Scenes with Derwin & Joey at the Super Bowl Commercial Shoot
Go behind the scenes with Derwin James and Joey Bosa as they shoot the opening commercial for Super Bowl LIV.
Tom Telesco Names Characteristics He Wants in a Charger
Tom Telesco talks with Chris Hayre about what characteristics he wants in a Charger. Listen to the full interview and subscribe to the Chargers Podcast Network here.
Questions From A Helmet: Derwin James
Chargers star safety Derwin jame ssits down to answer some of your burning questions.
Derwin James: "There's Light at the End of the Tunnel"
Safety Derwin James speaks to the media on preparing for the final opponent of the 2019 season, what he's looking forward to in 2020, and more.
Best Social Media Reactions to Corey Linsley Signing
Take a look at some of the best social media reactions to the signing of center Corey Linsley.
Derwin James Welcomes Back Michael Davis
The All-Pro safety & other teammates react to Michael Davis staying with the Bolts.
How Hungry is Derwin James for 2021?
The safety opened up about his rehab process, Justin Herbert, what excites him for next season, and more.
Derwin James Injury Update
James is expected to make a full recovery and be ready for the start of the 2021 season.
Derwin James Injury Update
Safety Derwin James suffered a right knee injury during yesterday's practice.
Derwin James Not Taking Anything for Granted in Third Season
"Rookie year I was hungry. I'm still hungry; I'm even more hungry. It does put that chip on your shoulder, not being out there the whole year."
Top Chargers Ratings for Madden 21
From overall ratings to individual categories, find out where the Bolts ranked.
Derwin James Making Most of Chargers' New Offseason Reality
The third-year All-Pro safety also discusses the team's newest additions.
DJ picked out his new locker already 😂
Derwin James calls 'dibs' on his new locker at SoFi Stadium.
Chargers Will Have Sixth Pick in 2020 NFL Draft
The Chargers have had a track record of success with first-round draft picks under general manager Tom Telesco.
Steve Spagnuolo: Austin Ekeler Even "Scarier Now" than Week 11
Chiefs Andy Reid, Patrick Mahomes, Tyrann Mathieu and Steve Spagnuolo break down the Bolts
Chargers Game Preview: Chiefs vs. Chargers, Week 17
Prepare for the Week 17 AFC West showdown with insight from head coaches Anthony Lynn and Andy Reid, Philip Rivers and more.
By the Numbers: Bolts Have First 900-Plus Receiving-Yard Trio in NFL Since 2014
The numbers you need to know from the Chargers' Week 16 game, including milestones for Austin Ekeler and Melvin Gordon and more sacks by Joey Bosa and Melvin Ingram
Recap: Chargers Fall to Raiders, 24-17
Highlights from the game include two touchdowns from Melvin Gordon and sacks by Melvin Ingram and Joey Bosa
By the Numbers: Keenan Allen Hits 1,000-Yard Mark for Third-Straight Season
The numbers you need to know from the Bolts' Week 15 matchup with the Minnesota Vikings
Recap: Chargers Fall to Vikings, 39-10
Highlights from the game include Mike Williams' second TD of the year, Keenan Allen eclipsing 1,000 yards on the season, and Melvin Ingram's first interception of 2019
Kirk Cousins: Philip Rivers "Set the Bar High"
Hear Minnesota Vikings stars and coaches break down the Chargers ahead of their Week 15 matchup
Derwin James and Dalvin Cook: College Teammates and Friends Go Head-to-Head on Sunday
Teammates for two seasons at Florida State, Derwin James and Dalvin Cook will put their skills to the test against each other for the first time this weekend.
Chargers Game Preview: Vikings vs. Chargers, Week 15
Key Chargers and Vikings break down their Week 15 matchup.
Bolts Dismantle Jags with Career Nights from Ekeler and Rivers
A career-long TD pass by Rivers, over 200 total yards from Ekeler, and a strong defensive performance led the Chargers to victory.
Recap: Rivers, Ekeler Lead Chargers to 45-10 Rout of Jaguars
Highlights from the game include the longest pass of Philip Rivers' career, 213 total yards for Austin Ekeler and Mike Williams' first touchdown of the season
Top Shots 2019: Best of Derwin James
Take a look back at the best photos of safety Derwin James from the 2019 season.
Derwin James & Joey Bosa Film Super Bowl Commercial at SoFi Stadium
Take a behind the scenes look at Derwin James and Joey Bosa on set of the 2020 Super Bowl commercial at SoFi Stadium.
Photos: Derwin James & Joey Bosa Tour SoFi Stadium
Browse through photos of Derwin James and Joey Bosa checking out our new home, SoFi Stadium.
Photos: Derwin James' Tour of LA
Follow along Derwin James' tour of LA as he visits the Rich Eisen Show, the Lakers Practice Facility, OUE Skyspace LA and KABC7.
Chargers Make Powder Blues Primary Uniform
Take a detailed look at Derwin James showing off the Bolts' iconic Powder Blues and gold facemask.
Best of Rookie Standout Derwin James
Check out the top photos of Derwin James' dynamic rookie season with the Bolts.
Derwin James X Jonas Never Mural Unveiling
ROKiT phones surprises Derwin James and unveils a mural created by iconic LA muralist Jonas Never outside of Baby Blues BBQ in Venice Beach.
Best of Rookie Standout Derwin James
Check out the top photos of Derwin James' NFL debut through the bye week.
Derwin James Throws First Pitch at Dodgers Game
Browse through the top photos of Derwin James throwing the first pitch at the Dodgers vs. Phillies game.