Posted by Will Brinson
Will Witherspoon left Tennessee Titans' practice early this week following the death of his mother at the age of 56.
"He's going through a really tough time," Titans coach Jeff Fisher told reporters. "He lost his mom Tuesday, and … it was sudden. It was unexpected so we got him to the airport Tuesday afternoon and communicated with him last night. As you can understand, it's very, very difficult."
Fisher indicated that he still hoped Witherspoon could play this Sunday for the Titans and, frankly, that would be an amazing accomplishment given what he's dealing with right now.
Certainly our thoughts and prayers go out to Witherspoon and his family in this tough time.
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