While he played only 10 games in 2020, Edwards had a major impact on Richmond’s third premiership in four years.
Stayed behind in Melbourne to be with his partner Samantha for the birth of their first child Mya, after his teammates relocated to the Gold Coast hub.
The Tiger favourite underwent a ‘mini’ pre-season in September, training alongside Gary Ablett and Dan Hannebery, before returning for the final home and away game of the season.
Featured in the club’s four finals, highlighted by his 27-disposal effort in the Grand Final win over Geelong.
Honours: 2nd best and fairest 2019; All-Australian 2018; premiership sides 2017, 2019, 2020.
Brownlow Medal: 2020 votes 1; career votes 17.
Draft history: 2006 NAB AFL Draft 2nd round selection (Richmond) No. 26.