Rex Ryan on Chargers' Derwin James: 'Best at FSU, even with Jalen Ramsey on field'
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By Gavino Borquez

Chargers safety Derwin James has lived up to his hype after being the team’s first-round selection in the 2018 NFL draft. James was one of the most polarizing prospects in years, and Los Angeles saw him fall to them at No. 17 overall, despite being touted as a top-5 player to many.

James is a weapon within the scheme, because he can do all of these things and excel at each. He has received praise from many, but with Los Angeles traveling across the country to play the Bills this weekend, their former coach Rex Ryan had some remarks on him.

“Derwin James is a stud, now. Obviously with my son playing at Clemson, (I was) very aware of Derwin James. And even when Jalen Ramsey was there (at Florida State), Derwin James was the best player on the field, so that’s the kind of player he is. He’s impactful. He’s all over the place. He’s not Ed Reed, but he’s more of these – an intimidator-type hitter,” Ryan said, per the team’s official website.

Among the things he mentioned outside of boasting his rare skillset was calling him better than Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey at Florida State. His words could make out to be an argument among fans of both...

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