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Derwin James

Safety

Age: 24
Free Agency: 2022 (UFA)
Accrued Seasons: 2
  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $3,378,805 (1.67% of cap)
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $1,606,268 (0.86% of spending)
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.48
  • Contract Value: $12,388,952 ($3,097,238 APY)
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $12,388,952
  • Contract Ranking: 41/222 at S

Current Contract

(Drafted, signed 2018)
(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201822$480,000$1,772,537$480,000$2,252,5371.3%
201923$1,043,134$1,772,537$1,043,134$2,815,6711.5%
202024$1,606,268$1,772,537$1,606,268$3,378,8051.7%
202125$2,169,402$1,772,537$2,169,402$3,941,9391.8%
Total$5,298,804$7,090,148$5,298,804$12,388,952

Contract Notes

Derwin James signed a four year contract with the Los Angeles Chargers worth $12,388,952 on June 1, 2018. James received a $7,090,148 signing bonus and each year's base salaries are fully guaranteed. James was the 17th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.
Career Earnings: $8,613,282
Career APY: $4,306,641
Potential Earnings: $12,388,952
Total Guarantees: $12,388,952
Largest Cash Payment: $7,570,148 (2018)
Largest Cap Number: $3,941,939 (2021)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
ChargersDraftedActive20184$12,388,952$3,097,238$12,388,952$8,613,28269.5%$4,306,641
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Chargers2$8,613,282$4,306,641$5,068,2080.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2018Chargers$480,000$1,772,537$480,000$2,252,5371.3%$7,570,148
2019Chargers$1,043,134$1,772,537$1,043,134$2,815,6711.5%$1,043,134
2020Chargers$1,606,268$1,772,537$1,606,268$3,378,8051.7%$1,606,268
2021Chargers$2,169,402$1,772,537$2,169,402$3,941,9391.8%$2,169,402
Total$5,298,804$7,090,148$5,298,804$12,388,952$12,388,952

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsTacklesNegative PlaysInterceptionsFumblesTD
InjuredHealthyDefenseSpecialSoloAssistSacksYardsTFLQB HitsPass Def.INTYardsForcedRec.Yards
2018160099.1%8.5%75303.51746133300000
2019511030.4%0.5%231000301000000

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$1,753,000$3,097,238
Injury Adjusted$6,385,100$967,887
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OTC Valuation $2.0M $4.1M $6.1M $8.1M $10.1M APY $2.4M $4.9M $7.3M $9.7M $12.2M $4,028,000 $4,111,942

Weekly Valuation Trends

The chart below illustrates the trend of the player's weekly OTC Valuations (in blue) from the most recent season, using APY (in green) and, if applicable, cash that is due to the player in the next season (in red) as benchmarks. Weeks not plotted indicate that the player was inactive or on a bye.

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