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Cecil Shorts

Cecil Shorts - #84 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 202 lbs.
Birthday 12/22/1987
Birthplace Cleveland, OH
College Mount Union
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 4th round, 17th pick by Jaguars

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
55 979 7

Jaguars sign PK Coutu

Posted May 14, 2012 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed second-year PK Brandon Coutu and waived rookie free-agent CB Dontrell Johnson.

Mularkey makes positive first impression

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
Jaguars new head coach Mike Mularkey earned high marks for his attention to detail at his club's first minicamp last week.

WR Dillard among Jaguars cuts

Posted May 07, 2012 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have released WR Jarett Dillard, one of their top receivers last season, along with five other players.

Vikings in limbo and expansion not on NFL's radar

Posted May 05, 2012 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The difficulty the Vikings are experiencing in getting a new stadium is similar to predicaments that are looming in other NFL cities.

Jaguars cut CB Coleman

Posted May 03, 2012 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
The Jaguars released CB Drew Coleman on Thursday, the team announced.

Jaguars add Parmele

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed third-year FB/RB Jalen Parmele on Tuesday, the team announced.

Jaguars offer tryout to Chinese kicker

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have offered a tryout to PK Long Ding, who played at Norwich University and is an alum of the USA Football International Student Program.

Colts sign RB Karim

Posted April 30, 2012 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
The Colts have claimed RB Deji Karim off waivers after he was released earlier in the offseason by the Jaguars.

Jaguars waive two punters

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
After using a third-round pick on a punter, the Jaguars released punters Nick Harris and Spencer Lanning.

Jaguars address inept pass rush with Branch pick

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
Jaguars GM Gene Smith matched value with arguably his team's greatest need with the selection of Clemson OLB-DE Andre Branch in Round Two.

Blackmon gives Jaguars a big, physical receiver

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
Justin Blackmon owes partial credit for his development to his brother Warren, who pushed the young receiver to get into the weightroom.

Jaguars waive six, including RB Karim

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
The Jaguars waived six players on Friday, including veteran RB Deji Karim, the team announced Friday.

Jaguars give up little to get draft's top WR

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 8:54 p.m. ET
WR Justin Blackmon should improve the NFL’s worst passing offense from a season ago.

Fantasy spin: Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 8:54 p.m. ET
WR Justin Blackmon joins a rebuilding Jaguars offense, so wait a year before looking for him to make a fantasy impact.

The First Fifteen: Draft insights

Posted April 24, 2012 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
We take a look at key story lines leading up to the first round of the draft, including the top QBs, the Alabama starting five and the likely biggest bust position.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 24, 2012
The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed Shorts on injured reserve following his second concussion of the month.||||||| Shorts sustained a concussion in Sunday's loss to New England. He also sat out the Dec. 9 game against the New York Jets with a concussion. He had 55 receptions for a team-leading 979 yards and seven touchdowns.
Posted Dec. 23, 2012
Shorts III left Sunday's game against the Patriots with a concussion.||||||| Shorts had emerged as the No. 1 target for the Jaguars, but could be out for the regular-season finale.
Posted Dec. 18, 2012
Shorts caught six passes for 101 yards in Sunday's loss to Miami.||||||| The second-year pro is 75 yards away from 1,000 receiving yards.
Posted Dec. 03, 2012
Shorts III was active for Sunday's game against Miami.||||||| Shorts, who has 43 receptions for 824 yards and seven touchdowns this season, missed last week's game against the New York Jets because of lingering symptoms. Shorts says he was "out for about 5 seconds" after getting hit at Buffalo the previous week.
Posted Nov. 26, 2012
Shorts had 105 yards and a touchdown on four receptions during a 24-19 win over Tennessee on Sunday.||||||| Since joining the starting lineup on Oct. 21, the second-year receiver has 542 yards on 28 catches and has scored a touchdown in three consecutive games.

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