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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

GM Caldwell's decisions on assembling Jaguars staff will be scrutinized

Posted Jan. 12, 2013 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
New Jaguars GM David Caldwell impressed observers in his press conference after being hired by Shad Khan.

Thursday's 60-second rant: Jaguars doing things the right way

Posted Jan. 10, 2013 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
Jaguars owner Shahid Khan is still a relative newcomer to the business of running an NFL team, but he seems to be learning fast.

Jaguars fire Mularkey

Posted Jan. 10, 2013 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
New Jaguars GM David Caldwell dismissed head coach Mike Mularkey on Thursday.

Jaguars hire Caldwell as GM

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have agreed to name Falcons director of player personnel David Caldwell their new general manager, Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer first reported.

Cardinals promote Keim to GM

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Tuesday that Steve Keim has been promoted to be the team’s new general manager.

Jaguars owner Khan still learning NFL ropes

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 10:36 a.m. ET
The way Jaguars owner Shahid Khan removed Gene Smith, the team's GM since 2009 and a Jaguars employee since its inception, left something to be desired.

Smith left Khan no choice but to move on

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
Arthur Arkush says Jaguars owner Shahid Khan didn’t just make the correct decision by firing GM Gene Smith, he made the only decision.

AFC South Spin cycle: Loss to Colts drops Texans to No. 3

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The Colts sent the reeling Texans back to Houston as Chuck Pagano had a successful return to the sideline after three months away.

Jaguars fire GM Smith

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 9:18 a.m. ET
Jaguars owner Shahid Khan announced early Monday that the team is parting ways with general manager Gene Smith.

Titans notch four return TDs, defeat Jaguars

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Tennessee became the first team in NFL history with two players scoring twice on returns in a game as the Titans beat the Jaguars 38-20.

Jaguars place Jones-Drew on I.R.

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
The Jaguars announced Friday that they have placed RB Maurice Jones-Drew on injured reserve with a foot injury.

Throwing cold water on Tebow-to-Jacksonville rumblings

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Tim Tebow to Jacksonville could very well happen, but it's hardly a "virtual certainty" at this point.

Jaguars place WR Shorts, RB Jennings on I.R.

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
The Jaguars placed WR Cecil Shorts, RB Rashad Jennings and LB Greg Jones on injured reserve.

AFC South Spin cycle: Colts' turnaround complete

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 2:32 a.m. ET
The Colts punched their postseason ticket with a 20-13 win at Kansas City and the Texans continue to stumble late this season.

Patriots hold off Jaguars for 11th win

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Tom Brady overcame a rough start by throwing two touchdown passes, and the playoff-bound Patriots held on to beat the woeful Jaguars 23-16 Sunday.

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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