Jags' Mathis ruled out against Titans
Mathis, who broke a bone in his left index finger Oct. 18 against St. Louis, was ruled out Friday by coach Jack Del Rio. The news wasn't a surprise because Mathis didn't practice all week and was in a cast. He had surgery last week to insert a screw in his finger and never sounded optimistic he would return against the Titans.
Backup cornerback and kick returner Brian Witherspoon (hamstring) also was ruled out.
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