The Chicago Bears defense is suddenly unrecognizable. Where have all the big plays gone?

Chuck Pagano promised to “leave no bullets in the chamber.” The Chicago Bears defensive coordinator knew the stakes of Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers and understands firsthand how damn difficult it has become to disrupt Aaron Rodgers, who’s favored to win his third NFL MVP award while enjoying what many believe is the best season of his career. But Pagano promised last week that his defense would give Rodgers and the Packers their best shot in the regular-season finale — from strategic wrinkles to coverage disguises to good old-fashioned extra effort. “Everybody understands the op…

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HEDGE accordingly