Derwin James Jr.

Safety

#33

Experience: 4 years

Height: 6-2

Age: 24

Weight: 215 lbs

College: Florida State

2020 SEASON

  • TCKLS
  • SCK
  • FF
  • INT
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Defense

YEAR TEAM G Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT TDS YDS AVG LNG
2018 Los Angeles Chargers 16 98 68 30 3.5 13 3 0 30 10 23
2019 Los Angeles Chargers 5 32 21 11 0 1
2020 Los Angeles Chargers
TOTAL 21 130 89 41 3.5 0 14 3 0 30 10 23

Kick Return

YEAR TEAM G RET YDS AVG LNG TD 20+ 40+ FC FUM
2018 Los Angeles Chargers 16 1 20 20 20 0 1 0 0 0
2019 Los Angeles Chargers 5
2020 Los Angeles Chargers
TOTAL 21 1 20 20 20 0 1 0 0 0

Biography

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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.
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