T.J. Edwards’ contract with the Bears will pay him $6.5 million per season

T.J. Edwards is getting a substantial raise, agreeing to a three-year, $19.5 million deal with Chicago that includes $12 million guaranteed.

The former undrafted free agent worked his way into the lineup in 2021, and this past season, Edwards logged 159 tackles, second most in franchise history behind only Byron Evans, with 175, and ranked seventh in the NFL last season.

Edwards added 10 tackles for loss, two sacks, and seven pass breakups while serving as the primary communicator for one of the top defenses in football.

With the former Wisconsin star on the move, the expectation is that former Georgia All-American Nakobe Dean will take the reigns.

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