Derwin James has reset the security market

Derwin James #33 of the Los Angeles Chargers celebrates an imperfection by the Las Vegas Raiders during the third quarter at Allegiant Stadium on January 09, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Los Angeles Chargers Pulling out stops to become more competitive this season.

First, he added Sebastian Joseph-Day, Khalil McKayAnd Jesse Jackson on defense.

Now, he has made sure that Darwin James won’t go anywhere.

ESPN’s NFL insider Adam Schefter tweeted, “Derwin James and the Chargers have agreed a massive 4-year $76.4M extension, averaging $19.133M a year and resetting the security market. This The deal makes James the highest paid security per source in NFL history.

The deal includes $42 million in guaranteed money and makes it the Charger until 2026.

James’ mega-extension will take effect in 2023 as he plays in 2022 under a fifth-year option worth $9 million.

$19.133 million annual average value is approximately over $900,000 minka fitzpatrickAttractive detail average salary received this off-season.

After James and Fitzpatrick, Jamal Adams, Harrison SmithAnd Justin Simmons NFL security has the highest salary.

A Quick Look at James’s NFL Career So Far

The former Florida State standout has made an impact as the Chargers selected him 17th overall in the 2018 NFL Draft.

In his first year alone, he became a Pro Bowler, First-Team All-Pro, and a member of the Pro Football Writers’ Association All-Rookie team.

He had his second Pro Bowl and All-Pro distinction last season, when he finished with 75 single tackles, two sacks, two interceptions, five pass defended and three force fumbles.

His 2021 performance is also a great comeback after he was ruled out of the 2020 season due to a torn meniscus.

James played only five matches in 2019 due to a stress fracture in his right leg.

Despite playing only two full seasons, as of 2021, he has a total of 257 tackles, 5.5 sacks, five interceptions and 19 pass deflections.

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