Robert McClain will replace Tillman as the starter. McClain has played the past three games since being signed. He had an interception and six tackles on Sunday.
@ACLrecoveryCLUB Guess who just joined the club..,— Charles Tillman (@peanuttillman) January 4, 2016
Tillman's injury is to the same knee that caused him to miss four games before he returned to start the past two.
He was brought back a week earlier than the team had hoped after Bene' Benwikere suffered a season-ending fractured leg against Atlanta.
It's all good everybody. We're 15-1 and have a first round bye and home field through out the playoffs. 😎😎— Charles Tillman (@peanuttillman) January 4, 2016
Rivera said Tillman understood the risks, but "wanted to play."
ESPN's David Newton contributed to this report.
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