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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

Jags place TE Miller on injured reserve

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have placed TE Zach Miller on season-ending injured reserve, the team announced Tuesday.

Garrard needs surgery for back injury

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Free-agent QB David Garrard will undergo surgery for a herniated disc in his back, making him unavailable to be signed by a team in the coming weeks.

Steelers escape Jacksonville with 17-13 win

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Rashard Mendenhall ran for a season-high 146 yards and a touchdown and the Steelers narrowly avoided a second-half collapse in a 17-13 over Jacksonville on Sunday.

Turk signing by Jaguars was doomed from beginning

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
The Jaguars parted ways with 43-year-old P Matt Turk on Oct. 12. The way we hear it, signing him to begin with was a mistake.

Jaguars swap punters

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed P Nick Harris on Tuesday and released 43-year-old P Matt Turk.

Dalton leads Bengals past Jaguars

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 5 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton threw two touchdown passes, Bernard Scott scored with 1:56 remaining and the Cincinnati Bengals beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 30-20 Sunday.

Jaguars QB coach Sheppard high on rookie Gabbert

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
Blaine Gabbert has struggled in his first two NFL starts, but Jaguars QB coach Mike Sheppard sees plenty of reasons to be excited about the rookie signalcaller.

Jaguars give WR Thomas extension

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
The Jaguars have rewarded promising WR Mike Thomas with a three-year extension, sources tell Pro Football Weekly.

Jaguars, Owens agree to extension

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Jaguars and special-teams ace Montell Owens have agreed on a contract extension.

Saints offense too much for Jaguars

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
Drew Brees threw for 351 yards and a touchdown, Darren Sproles added 188 all-purpose yards and the Saints beat the Jaguars 23-10 on Sunday.

Jaguars' Britton returns to starting lineup, moves to left guard

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 2:51 a.m. ET
In Week Three, Jaguars OL Eben Britton made his first regular-season start in almost a year — and the first start of his career at left guard.

Del Rio's QB handling the final straw?

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Jack Del Rio's handling of the Jaguars' QB situation is so questionable that it could ultimately lead to his firing.

Newton tops Gabbert in battle of rookie QBs

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Cam Newton found Greg Olsen over the middle for a 16-yard touchdown with 4:20 left to help the Panthers beat the Jaguars 16-10 on Sunday.

Lowery should improve Jaguars' pass defense

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Jaguars' decision to bench Courtney Greene in favor of Dwight Lowery should improve Jacksonville's pass defense.

Jaguars name Gabbert starter

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
Jaguars rookie QB Blaine Gabbert will make his first start Sunday against the Panthers, the team confirmed Wednesday.

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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