Los Angeles Chargers' pick Derwin James feels '100 percent'
James, who turns 22 Friday, told reporters that he injured his hamstring a week before camp opened while training on his own.
James, who turns 22 Friday, told reporters that he injured his hamstring a week before camp opened while training on his own. The safety missed four days of practices before making his camp debut.
"Feels great to be back out here playing football," James said. "I feel like I was ready Monday, but it's an ongoing process. You never know with those soft-tissue injuries. I know [the team] got my back, they only want what's best for me.
"He looked comfortable," Lynn said. "This is one of those situations where we don't want something to linger so we're being overly cautious.
James is expected to start immediately while playing a variety of roles in coordinator Gus Bradley's Cover-3 heavy defence.
The Chargers took him 17th overall in April's draft after he racked up 84 tackles (5.5 for loss) two interceptions (one returned for a touchdown) and 11 passes defended in his final year at Florida State.
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