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Colts' Mathis to miss Jets game

UPDATED: Mathis resigned with the Colts for a

UPDATED: Mathis resigned with the Colts for a $36 million, four year contract on March 5
Defensive end, Colts

2011 stats: 43 tackles, 9.5 sacks, 3 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries
2011 contract: $5.030 million
Mathis, 31, has been a force for the Colts during his nine-year career. He’s recorded 9.5 or more sacks in seven seasons and has 83.5 sacks in 135 career games. New Colts head coach Chuck Pagano has expressed interest in keeping Mathis as he plans to switch from a 4-3 defense to a 3-4.
Credit: AP

According to the Indinapolis Star, Colts linebacker Robert Mathis – the team’s sack leader (five) -- will miss two or three games, according to a source.

Marthis sprained his left knee in the fourth quarter of Indy’s Sunday win over Green Bay and did not return. He went to Atlanta for a second opinion, but was told the injury will force him out of competition – starting with Sunday’s Jets game.

The Colts announced Wednesday that  running back Donald Brown will miss two or three games after undergoing surgery Tuesday to repair torn cartilage in his knee.

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