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MARCHIBRODA GETS 2ND SHOT WITH COLTS

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The Indianapolis Colts, who once fired Ted Marchibroda as coach while the team was still in Baltimore, hired him again Tuesday in hopes of leading them back to NFL respectability with the no-huddle offense he developed in Buffalo.

Marchibroda, introduced Tuesday afternoon as the new Colts' coach, said he was driven more to build a winning team in Indianapolis than to try for a third time to win a Super Bowl in Buffalo. The Bills have lost the last two Super Bowls, including Sunday night's showdown against Washington.The 60-year-old Marchibroda will replace Ron Meyer, fired five games into the 1991 season by the Colts who then used assistant coach Rick Venturi as interim head coach for the remainder of a 1-15 season that generated little in the way of offense.

The team's one victory came with Venturi in charge, but he was bypassed by owner Robert Irsay and his son, general manager Jim Irsay, in favor of Marchibroda.

Venturi will remain with the team in his old job of defensive coordinator.

Marchibroda, who signed a four-year contract with the Colts, said he will install the no-huddle offensive in Indianapolis with quarterback Jeff George running the attack.

Temperamental star running back Eric Dickerson could also be in Marchibroda's plans, although there has been sentiment among fans to trade the one-time all-star.

The Colts also will look to the draft to rebuild the club, Marchibroda said.

"I'm a believer that it (team) has to be built through the draft," he said.

The Colts, unless they make a trade, have the first two selections in the upcoming draft and Michigan's Heisman Trophy winner Desmond Howard could be one of them.

Marchibroda called Howard "attractive."

Marchibroda's has been in NFL coaching since 1961 but his only previous head coaching experience was with the Colts from 1975 to 1979 when he was fired following two losing seasons.

However, his overall mark with the Colts in Baltimore was 41-36. He took a 2-12 team from 1974 to first place in 1975.