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Harbaugh's numbers don't add up to start

The second-highest quarterback ranking in the AFC wasn't good enough to save Jim Harbaugh's starting job with the Indianapolis Colts.

Coach Ted Marchibroda announced Wednesday that Don Majkowski would start Sunday against the New York Jets. Harbaugh, signed as a free agent after being released by the Chicago Bears, started eight games for the Colts (3-5), as well as all four preseason games.

"The reason is our record. I feel that a change is needed," Marchibroda said. "I thought of many other changes, but the big impact one is the quarterback, so I went with the decision."

"They told me they wanted Don to come in and spark us," Harbaugh said. He has completed 109-of-169 passes (58.7 percent) for 1,293 yards, eight touchdowns and five interceptions.

"I wasn't happy to get the news. Now I'll do my best to prepare to help Don," Harbaugh said. His 92.1 rating is second to Miami's Dan Marino in the AFC.

Sawyer, Brim in court

COVINGTON, Ky. _ Cincinnati Bengals defensive backs Corey Sawyer and Mike Brim made court appearances in connection with their arrests last weekend in an alleged fight in a nightclub.

Sawyer and Brim appeared Tuesday in District Court on charges of disorderly conduct. Neither entered a plea. Both asked to have the charges handled outside of court.

Brim, 28, agreed to enter a diversion program to resolve the charge. Sawyer, 23, a rookie from Florida State, is not eligible for the program since he had gone through a similar one in Florida, court officials said. He was ordered to return Nov. 15.

Williams' test sought

DALLAS _ Texas Department of Public Safety officials want the hospital that treated Cowboys offensive lineman Erik Williams to turn over his blood tests.

So far, the Parkland Memorial Hospital has refused at Williams' request, citing privacy concerns.

DPS officials say they're investigating the early Monday accident in which Williams sustained injuries to his right knee that may end his season. No alcohol test was taken at the scene because the investigating trooper said Williams did not appear drunk.

Local media reported the 26-year-old All-Pro had a blood alcohol level of 0.17, more than 1{ times the legal limit.

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