Derwin James

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Chargers, S Age: 26-123d Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#17 overall), 2018 College: Florida State Agent(s): David Mulugheta (Athletes First)

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  • Current Contract

    Derwin James signed a 4 year, $76,532,000 contract with the Los Angeles Chargers, including a $20,532,000 signing bonus, $42,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $19,133,000. In 2022, James will earn a base salary of $4,052,000 and a signing bonus of $20,532,000, while carrying a cap hit of $8,158,400 and a dead cap value of $38,584,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $76,532,000
    Signing Bonus $20,532,000
    Average Salary $19,133,000
    Total Guarantees $42,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $38,584,000
    Free Agent: 2027 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Option Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 26 $4,052,000 $4,106,400 - - $8,158,400 $38,584,000 $24,584,000($24,584,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $38,584,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-30,425,600 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $32,532,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-24,373,600 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $10,158,400 2023 Dead Cap: $28,425,600 2022 Cap Savings: $-2,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $4,106,400 2023 Dead Cap: $28,425,600 2022 Cap Savings: $4,052,000
    2023 Contract details by year 27 $2,000,000 $4,106,400 - $3,000,000 $9,106,400 $30,425,600 $14,000,000($38,584,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $30,425,600 2023 Cap Savings: $-21,319,200 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $28,425,600 2023 Cap Savings: $-19,319,200 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $9,106,400 2024 Dead Cap: $21,319,200 2023 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $7,106,400 2024 Dead Cap: $21,319,200 2023 Cap Savings: $2,000,000
    2024 Contract details by year 28 $12,750,000 $4,106,400 - $3,000,000 $19,856,400 $21,319,200 $12,750,000($51,334,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $21,319,200 2024 Cap Savings: $-1,462,800 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $21,319,200 2024 Cap Savings: $-1,462,800 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $7,106,400 2025 Dead Cap: $14,212,800 2024 Cap Savings: $12,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $7,106,400 2025 Dead Cap: $14,212,800 2024 Cap Savings: $12,750,000

    Potential Out: 2025, 3 yr, $51,334,000; $14,212,800 dead cap

    2025 Contract details by year 29 $13,750,000 $4,106,400 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $23,856,400 $14,212,800 $16,750,000($68,084,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $14,212,800 2025 Cap Savings: $9,643,600 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $14,212,800 2025 Cap Savings: $9,643,600 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $7,106,400 2026 Dead Cap: $7,106,400 2025 Cap Savings: $16,750,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $7,106,400 2026 Dead Cap: $7,106,400 2025 Cap Savings: $16,750,000
    2026 Contract details by year 30 $14,500,000 $4,106,400 $3,000,000 $3,000,000 $24,606,400 $7,106,400 $17,500,000($85,584,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $7,106,400 2026 Cap Savings: $17,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $7,106,400 2026 Cap Savings: $17,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $7,106,400 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $17,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $7,106,400 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $17,500,000
    2027 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $38.5M guaranteed at signing (signing bonus + 2022 salary + 2023 salary + 2023 option bonus)
    • $3.415M of 2024 salary fully guarantees in March 2023 (injury guaranteed at signing)
    • 2023 Option Bonus: $12M
    • 2025 Roster Bonus: $3M
    • 2026 Roster Bonus: $3M

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    2018-2022Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $12,388,956
    Signing Bonus $7,090,150
    Average Salary $3,097,239
    Total Guarantees $12,388,956
    Guaranteed at Signing $12,388,956
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 $7,090,150 - - - - - $7,570,150
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,043,134 - - - - - - $1,043,134
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,606,269 - - - - - - $1,606,269
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,169,403 - - - - - - $2,169,403
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $4,052,000 $20,532,000 - - - - - $24,584,000
    5 seasons $9,350,806 $27,622,150 - - - - - $36,972,956
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - - - - $12,000,000 - $14,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $12,750,000 - - - - - - $12,750,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $13,750,000 - $3,000,000 - - - - $16,750,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $14,500,000 - $3,000,000 - - - - $17,500,000
    $52,350,806 $27,622,150 $6,000,000 - - $12,000,000 - $97,972,956
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $9,350,806 $27,622,150 - - - - - $36,972,956
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/23/2018, $10,026

      Excessive Facemask against Denver (DEN)


    • Player contract details by year 11/09/2018, $26,739

      Unnecessary Roughness against Seattle (SEA)


    • TOTAL: $36,765

  • Transactions

    Aug 17 2022Signed a 4 year $76.532 million contract extension with Los Angeles (LAC)
    May 1 2021Los Angeles (LAC) exercised a $9.05 million option for 2022
    Nov 23 2018Fined $10,026 Excessive Facemask against Denver (DEN)
    Nov 9 2018Fined $26,739 Unnecessary Roughness against Seattle (SEA)
    Jun 1 2018Signed a 4 year $12.3 million contract with Los Angeles (LAC)
    Apr 26 2018Drafted by Los Angeles (LAC): Round 1 (#17 overall)
  • 2022 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2022 LAC 10 10 10 639 99.7 4 92 53 39 1
    2021 LAC 16 15 15 882 76.4 2 117 74 43 3 2
    2019 LAC 5 5 5 299 30.4 33 23 10
    2018 LAC 16 16 16 1026 99.1 3.5 105 75 30 3
    Totals 47 46 46 2,846 - 10 347 225 122 4 5