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Rivera's adjustments emboldened Bears' D

Thanks to halftime tweaks made by Ron Rivera in Week 6, the Bears' defense was able to find its comfort zone, writes John Clayton.

Originally Published: February 3, 2007
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

The Bears' incredible 20-point comeback in Week 6 against the Cardinals changed more than just the fortunes of Dennis Green and the Cardinals.

Matt Leinart seemed to be picking apart the Bears' Cover 2 defense. Cover 2 couldn't cover much. Rex Grossman was making mistakes, and the Bears' offense was scoreless in the first half. The Cardinals led, 20-0, and the Bears needed a change.

Defensive coordinator Ron Rivera made a halftime switch that further showed he's ready for a ...

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