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MARCHIBRODA, COLTS KNOW ALL THEY NEED TO FOR TONIGHT’S PRESEASON FINALE WITH BEARS

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Ted Marchibroda, who has sprinkled his Indianapolis roster with plenty of Chicago castoffs, knows all he needs to know about the Bears.

Colts quarterback Jim Harbaugh was a first-round draft pick by Chicago and played seven years with the Bears. Receiver Wendell Davis, punter Chris Gardocki, safety David Tate and third-string quarterback Paul Justin are also former Bears.And don't forget Bill Tobin, the Colts vice president and director of football operations, who was with Chicago for 18 years. And Tobin's brother, Vince, the Colts' defensive coordinator, had the same job with Chicago for seven years.

Marchibroda himself was the Bears quarterbacks coach in 1981.

"This is a big game, because Chicago is a physical team," Marchibroda said of tonight's preseason windup at the RCA Dome. "It's going to be a big challenge. The Bears are a physical team, a team that won't beat themselves. They don't do a lot of things offensively and defensively, but what they do, they do extremely well."

The Colts are 2-1 in the preseason, the Bears 1-2.

Tonight's other game is Philadelphia at Pittsburgh.

Tonight's game will help determine both teams' final cuts to 53 players by Sunday, and with the risk of injury just a week before the start of the regular season, the first-teamers aren't likely to play much past the first quarter.

Lewis Tillman, with only six carries in three preseason games, will start at tailback for Chicago and give way to rookie Rashaan Salaam and Robert Green.

In camp news Wednesday:

Raiders

Center Don Mosebar will need at least two more surgical procedures on his left eye. Mosebar was placed on injured reserve. The 33-year-old veteran, injured in an Aug. 3 training accident during a workout with the Dallas Cowboys, will have surgery Friday, then again Tuesday to repair different areas of the eye.

Eagles

Defensive tackle Rhett Hall was hospitalized in fair condition after doctors discovered multiple blood clots on his lungs. Hall, 26, felt shortness of breath Monday and was taken to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital after team physician Dr. John McShane determined he had a pulse rate twice what it should have been.

Chargers

With starting cornerback Darrien Gordon out until at least mid-November, San Diego signed veteran AJ Johnson as insurance. Johnson spent six seasons with the Washington Redskins. He signed with Kansas City on June 13 but was released Monday.

Oilers

The Houston Oilers failed Wednesday to resolve a dispute that has resulted in a court order barring government interference in the team's possible move to Nashville, Tenn. Attorneys representing the Oilers, Astrodome, city and county met for an hour with U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes in preparation for Thursday's hearing.

Cowboys

Forget playing quarterback. If Bucky Richardson is going to be one of the 53 players on the Dallas Cowboys' final roster, he'll do it as a special teamer and backup fullback. That's no problem for Richardson, because as much as he liked throwing, he really likes hitting.

Seahawks

At Renton, Wash., Chris Warren of the Seattle Seahawks was charged with assault Wednesday for allegedly slapping a woman outside a nightclub after she refused to dance with him.