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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-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Jaguars-Browns game.

Jaguars CB Mathis out for the season with torn ACL

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
Jaguars CB Rashean Mathis has a torn ACL and will be placed on injured reserve, the team announced Monday

Colts drop to 0-10 after loss to Jaguars

Posted Nov. 13, 2011 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
Blaine Gabbert threw for a touchdown and Maurice Jones-Drew ran for another score Sunday, giving Jacksonville a 17-3 victory over the winless Indianapolis.

Del Rio not solely to blame for Jaguars' struggles

Posted Nov. 11, 2011 @ 3:58 a.m. ET
We hear Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio is resigned to the fate that he will be fired after the season. Although he is also at fault, GM Gene Smith is likely to return. 

Jaguars must fill void at No. 1 WR position

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
WRs Jason Hill, Mike Sims-Walker and Brian Robiskie all have been claimed off waivers the past two seasons, but the Jaguars must address the position in earnest this offseason.

Jags claim WR Robiskie off waivers, put Sims-Walker on I.R.

Posted Nov. 02, 2011 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The Jaguars claimed former Browns WR Brian Robiskie off of waivers and placed WR Mike Sims-Walker on injured reserve.

Jaguars rookie QB Gabbert needs more help from playmakers

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
Blaine Gabbert has regressed in recent weeks, and he has not gotten enough help from Jacksonville's two best playmakers, RB Maurice Jones-Drew and TE Marcedes Lewis.

Texans 3-0 in division with win over Jags

Posted Oct. 30, 2011 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
Arian Foster rushed for 112 yards and a touchdown, and the Texans shut down rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert and the NFL's worst offense in a 24-14 win over the Jaguars on Sunday.

Jaguars will wait and see with CB Mathis

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Jaguars CB Rashean Mathis is playing excellent football in his contract year, but the Jaguars want to wait and see how the rest of the season plays out.

Foster, Flowers and Scobee named AFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
Texans RB Arian Foster, Chiefs CB Brandon Flowers and Jaguars PK Josh Scobee were named AFC Players of the Week for Week Seven.

The First Fifteen: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Tebow-mania heads to Denver as the Broncos face the struggling Lions; AFC heavyweights New England and Pittsburgh could aim deep; Eagles-Cowboys is big; and more.

Jaguars shut down Ravens, win 12-7

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 12:19 a.m. ET
Josh Scobee kicked four field goals, Maurice Jones-Drew ran for 105 yards against the NFL's best run defense and Jacksonville snapped a five-game slide, beating Baltimore 12-7.

Jaguars GM Smith believes arrow pointing up

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Despite the current struggles the Jaguars are experiencing, GM Gene Smith is adamant that his team is headed in the right direction.

In act of desperation, Jaguars bring back WR Sims-Walker

Posted Oct. 22, 2011 @ 3:02 a.m. ET
The Jaguars didn't think enough of WR Mike Sims-Walker to re-sign him this offseason, but they think so little of the rest of their wideouts that they brought him back this week.

Sims-Walker returning to Jacksonville

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
After being cut by the Rams on Monday, WR Mike Sims-Walker is returning to Jacksonville.

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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