Jaguars starters Holt, Lewis, Mathis unable to play vs. Browns

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jaguars will be without three starters in Sunday's regular-season finale at Cleveland.

Wide receiver Torry Holt, tight end Marcedes Lewis and cornerback Rashean Mathis didn't practice all week and officially were ruled out Friday. Backup defensive tackle Atiyyah Ellison (knee) also was ruled out.

Holt (hand) and Lewis (concussion) were injured during last week's loss at New England. Mathis has dealt with a groin injury for the last six weeks.

The Jaguars (7-8) are a long shot to make the playoffs. They need to beat the Browns (4-11) and have four of five other teams -- the Baltimore Ravens, Denver Broncos, Houston Texans, New York Jets and Pittsburgh Steelers -- lose to clinch an AFC wild-card berth.

Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press

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