Suits up Sunday
Etienne (ribs) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Browns.
Etienne approached the contest listed as questionable after logging limited practices Wednesday through Friday. The running back was also deemed questionable ahead of this past Monday's 34-31 overtime loss to the Bengals with the same injury, but he suited up and carried 11 times for 45 yards and a TD, to go along with four catches for 34 yards. With his Week 14 active status confirmed, Etienne -- who is averaging 17.1 carries and 3.3 catches per game thus far -- is in line to continue to pace the Jaguars' ground game versus Cleveland, with D'Ernest Johnson and Tank Bigsby on hand to work in complementary roles.
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Beathard appeared in seven games this season and completed 40 of 53 passes for 349 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions. He also carried eight times for 35 yards.
Bigsby rushed three times for 16 yards and returned four kickoffs for 99 yards during Jacksonville's Week 18 loss to Tennessee. He finished the season with 50 rushes for 132 yards and two touchdowns plus one catch for six yards.
Patterson was elevated from Cleveland's practice squad Friday and will kick in Saturday's wild-card round game against the Texans.
Kirk (groin) finished the 2023 season with 57 catches on 85 targets for 787 yards and three touchdowns in 12 appearances. He also rushed once for six yards.
Jones caught six of nine targets for 47 yards in Sunday's 28-20 loss to the Titans.
Patterson reverted to the Browns' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's transaction log.
Engram recorded 10 receptions on 13 targets for 79 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 28-20 loss to the Titans.
Etienne rushed the ball 16 times for 57 yards in Sunday's 28-20 loss to the Titans. He added five receptions on six targets for 30 yards.
Ridley recorded six receptions on 10 targets for 106 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 28-20 loss to the Titans.