James Bradberry Biography
James Bradberry IV is an eminent American football player who is currently playing in the National Football League (NFL) as a cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles. James was a college football player at Samford and in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft, he was selected by the Carolina Panthers. Furthermore, James has been a member of the New York Giants.
James Bradberry Age
James Bradberry was born on August 4, 1993, in Pleasant Grove, Alabama, United States, and presently he is 30 years of age.
James Bradberry Height
Bradberry stands at an average stature of 6 feet 1 inch (Approximately 1.85 m).
James Bradberry Family
He was born and nurtured by his supportive and protective parents James Bradberry Sr. and Rosie Bradberry in Pleasant Grove, Alabama, United States. James was brought up alongside his gorgeous sister Takia.
James Bradberry Wife
James is not only a renowned footballer but also a mysterious person who has managed to keep information about his marital status away from the public eye therefore these details will be updated as soon as James agrees to share them with the public eye.
James Bradberry Education
James schooled at Pleasant High School. Thereafter he enrolled at Samford University and later he moved to Arkansas State University.
James Bradberry Salary
James signed with the Eagles a three-year, $38 million contract including $20 million guarantees.
James Bradberry’s Net Worth
James has an estimated net worth of $8 million US dollars.
James Bradberry Career
In the second round (62nd overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft James was drafted by the Carolina Panthers out of Samford University. In 2016 James was the 11th cornerback selected and the first of three cornerbacks selected by the Panthers. James signed a four-year, US$3.69 million contract with the team on May 10, 2016.
After the Panthers released Josh Norman, Sean McDermott the defensive coordinator held a competition during training camp to name a new starting cornerback and James competed for the job against Robert McClain. Bradberry was named the starting cornerback, together with veteran Bené Benwikere by the head coach Ron Rivera, to begin the regular season.
In the Panthers’ season-opener at the Denver Broncos James made his professional regular season debut and first career start and made six combined tackles and a pass deflection in a 21–20 loss. During the first drive of the game, James made his first career tackle on running back C. J. Anderson.
James made his first career interception off a pass by quarterback Blaine Gabbert, two pass deflections, and two combined tackles on September 18, 2016, in Week 2 in the Panthers’ 46–27 victory against the San Francisco 49ers. Before James exited the Panthers’ 48–33 loss at the Atlanta Falcons in the second quarter with an injury, he made two solo tackles on October 2, 2016. Daryl Worley and fellow recruit Bené Benwikere, who replaced James, gave up over 300 receiving yards to Julio Jones. The Carolina Panthers released their No. 1 cornerback on October 7, 2016, Benwikere in response to the secondary’s embarrassing performance at the Falcons.
James become the team’s No. 1 cornerback on their depth chart with fellow recruit Zack Sanchez as their backup at No. 3 and Daryl Worley as the No. 2 starting cornerback after the release of their No. 1 cornerback. Due to a severe case of turf toe he sustained during the loss to the Falcons, James was inactive for the next three games (Weeks 5–8). James collected a season-high eight combined tackles in Week 13 and during a 40–7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, he broke up a pass.
James made two pass deflections, and six solo tackles on January 1, 2017, and during a 17–16 loss at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he intercepted Jameis Winston. James completed his recruit season with ten pass deflections, two interceptions, and 59 combined tackles (47 solo) in 13 games and 13 starts. James graded out as the Panthers’ top defensive back and the top-ranked rookie cornerback by PFF.
James suffered a fractured wrist during OTAs on June 5, 2017, and was ruled out for a least a month. James and Worley were named as the starting outside cornerbacks together with newly acquired free agent Captain Munnerlyn as the starting nickelback by head coach Ron Rivera.
During a 28–23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles James made his first career sack on quarterback Carson Wentz, recorded six combined tackles, and broke up a pass on October 12, 2017, Bradberry. Bradberry made six combined tackles, a season-high three pass deflections, and intercepted a pass by Case Keenum in the Panthers’ 31–24 victory over the Minnesota Vikings in Week 14.
During a 31–24 victory against the Green Bay Packers in the following week, James intercepted a pass by Aaron Rodgers, recorded a season-high seven combined tackles, and a pass deflection. James completed the 2017 season with a sack, three interceptions, ten pass deflections, and 85 combined tackles (66 solo) in 16 games and 16 starts.
In the NFC South with an 11–5 record, the Panthers completed second and earned a Wild Card berth. Bradberry began in his first career playoff game on January 7, 2018, and recorded seven combined tackles as the Panthers lost 31–26 in the NFC Wild Card Round at the New Orleans Saints.
James entered 2018 as a starting cornerback together with recruit Donte Jackson. James began all 16 games, recording a team-leading 15 pass deflections, an interception, 70 combined tackles, and a sack.
James signed a three-year, $45 million contract with the New York Giants on March 26, 2020. James recorded his first interception in Week 2 against the Chicago Bears as a Giant off a pass thrown during the 17–13 loss by Mitchell Trubisky. In a 20–19 victory over the Washington Football Team James in Week 6 Bradberry recorded another interception from Kyle Allen. On Thursday Night Football in a 22–21 loss to the Eagles in Week 7 James recorded his third interception on the season from Carson Wentz.
On December 17, 2020, James was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list by the team, and on December 21 he was activated. Bradberry completed with one fumble recovery, two forced fumbles, 18 passes defended, three interceptions, and 54 total tackles in the 2020 season. For the 2020 season, James was named as a Pro Bowler. His fellow players ranked him as the 74th on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2021. After the Giants failed to find a trade partner James was released on May 9, 2022.
James signed a one-year, $7.5 million contract (plus incentives) with the Eagles on May 18, 2022. In Week 1 in his Eagles debut in the 38–35 victory over the Detroit Lions, he had a pick-six. Bradberry began in all 17 games in the 2022 season and completed with 17 passes defended, 44 total tackles, and three interceptions.
James was called for a controversial holding call on JuJu Smith-Schuster in Super Bowl LVII against the Kansas City Chiefs while the Chiefs were on the Eagles’ 15-yard line. As Harrison Butker kicked a game-winning field goal with 11 seconds left leading to the Chiefs’ 38–35 win, the penalty proved costly for the Eagles. James signed a three-year contract extension with the Eagles on March 15, 2023.