Chargers Activate First-Round S Derwin James From NFI List


The Los Angeles Chargers announced Thursday that they’ve activated first-round S Derwin James from the non-football injury list.

James, 21, was taken with the No. 17 overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft by the Chargers. According to, he receives a $12,432,314┬ácontract that includes a $7,121,684 signing bonus.

The contract includes a fifth-year option for the Chargers to pick up in 2021.

During his three-year college career at Florida State, James recorded 186 total tackles, 15 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, three interceptions, two fumble recoveries, and two forced fumbles.

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