Jaguars RB Montell Owens (knee) has not been medically cleared yet.
Montell Owens is inactive for Week 17 against the Titans after suffering an injury in pre-game warmups.
According to the Times Union, the Jaguars "don't want to tax [Montell] Owens to where he can't be a Pro Bowl-caliber player on special teams" in 2013.
Montell Owens rushed for 42 yards on ten carries and caught four passes for 77 yards in Sunday's Week 16 loss to the Patriots.
Jaguars RB Montell Owens rushed 11 times for 47 yards and caught a pass for a gain of six in the team's Week 15 loss to Miami.
Montell Owens is expected to start for the Jaguars again in Week 15.
Montell Owens rushed for 91 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries in Jacksonville's Week 14, 17-10 loss to the Jets.
Coach Mike Mularkey expressed confidence that special teams ace Montell Owens can handle feature-back duties with Reshad Jennings (concussion) ruled out for Sunday versus the Jets.
The Times Union says Montell Owens "seems set to start at running back" against the Jets Sunday.
Taking over for an injured Rashad Jennings, Montell Owens rushed seven times for 29 yards and added one reception for 11 yards at Buffalo in Week 13.
Jaguars RB Montell Owens sustained a left shoulder injury in Sunday's Week 7 loss to the Raiders.
Jaguars RB Montell Owens sustained a concussion during the Week 3 win over the Colts.
Coach Mike Mularkey said that Montell Owens has won the backup RB job behind Rashad Jennings.
Montell Owens took over No. 2 running back duties for inactive Deji Karim on Monday, but carried the ball just twice for 11 yards.