From QB to LB: T.J. Edwards' road home to the Bears included a position change
8 days ago - By WGN TV
CHICAGO - He's not the first to complete the journey and he probably won't be the last, either. But that doesn't make what T.J. Edwards has done this week any less special, especially considering his path to being a linebacker for the Bears.
That's because the Lake Villa native's road to joining his hometown team on a new three-year, $19 million contract began under center for his high school.
“The question that may be on your mind is why the heck did you play him at quarterback,” said Luke Mertens, who was Edwards coach at Lakes Community High School and is now in that position at St...
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