NFL News – Los Angeles Chargers

Chargers safety Derwin James Jr. is able to return to practice Thursday -  Los Angeles Times Chargers James Gets Historic DealDo-it-all safety Derwin James is getting paid like one. James signed a four-year, $76.5 million extension with the Chargers, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported on Wednesday. The team later officially announced the multi-year extension. The deal makes James the highest-paid safety in NFL history at an average of $19.1 million per year and includes a record-breaking $42 million in guaranteed money, with $29 million due to him in the first year of his deal, Rapoport reported. James leaps over the likes of Pittsburgh Steelers Minkah Fitzpatrick and Seattle Seahawks Jamal Adams in terms of both total value and average annual salary with the massive pay day. Read more at: (Nick Shook/Around the NFL)

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