Security Derwin James is about to be prepared for the beginning of the 2021 season and now he’s going to be with the group at first of the 2022 season as properly.
Sports Illustrated’s Albert Breer reviews that the Chargers have exercised their fifth-year possibility on James’ contract. James will now have a $9.052 million cap hit in 2022.
James, who was the No. 17 general choose of the 2018 NFL draft, is recovering from knee harm that he suffered proper earlier than the beginning of the 2020 season, marking the second yr he injured his knee and missed vital time.
In 2019, he performed simply 5 video games after a rookie yr wherein he made the Professional Bowl and was a first-team All-Professional.
In two seasons (21 video games), James has 139 tackles, three interceptions, 3.5 sacks and 14 passes defensed.
Heading into the 2021 season, James is hopeful that he can keep wholesome and be a impactful piece in new head coach Brandon Staley’s protection.