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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 WR West

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed WR Chastin West on Tuesday. West had been on the Packers' practice squad. To make room for West, the Jags waived rookie WR Jamar Newsome.

Del Rio won't announce Jags starter

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio said on Sunday evening he is unsure who his team's starting quarterback will be next week when the team faces the Panthers.

Jets roll to 2-0 with big win over Jaguars

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez and the New York Jets' offense got things started early, and the defense made things miserable for Luke McCown.

Jaguars RB Karim embracing larger role in backfield

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
As the backup to Maurice Jones-Drew, Deji Karim has a much larger role this season after backup Rashad Jennings suffered a season-ending knee injury in camp.

Jags hang on to top Titans 16-14

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Maurice Jones-Drew scored in his return from knee surgery, and Jacksonville used a flawless start and some clutch plays late to edge Tennessee 16-14 in the season opener Sunday.

Jaguars QB McCown gets shot following Garrard's release

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Following the surprising release of QB David Garrard, eighth-year veteran QB Luke McCown will have an opportunity to prove he can stay healthy and run the Jaguars' offense.

Only Bucs fail to avoid blackout

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Cardinals, Chargers and Rams announced on Thursday they have avoided blackouts and that their Week One games will be shown on local TV.

Del Rio: Garrard 'couldn't get it going'

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
The Jaguars' stunning announcement that it was releasing QB David Garrard was the result of the veteran's inability to perform at a high level.

Busy day for Jaguars

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
Saturday was a busy day for the Jaguars, as they made a series of moves in order to get to the 53-man roster limit

Jags RB Jennings to go on I.R.

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have placed backup RB Rashad Jennings on injured reserve because of a knee injury suffered in the preseason.

Rams finish preseason 4-0 behind sharp Bradford

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:34 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford completed 7 of 11 passes for 133 yards and a touchdown, and the Rams beat the Jaguars 24-17 in the preseason finale Thursday night.

Taylor to sign, then retire with Jaguars

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
The Jaguars will sign RB Fred Taylor, the franchise's all-time leading rusher, so he can retire with them.

Jaguars 2011 preview

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
The Jaguars bolstered their defense via free agency but who will start at quarterback? Learn more in PFW's in-depth team preview.

Jaguars release three, including Bouman

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
The Jaguars made three cuts on Monday and will need to make two more before Tuesday afternoon to reach the limit of 80 players.

Lindell seals Bills' OT win over Jaguars

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 11:27 p.m. ET
Rian Lindell hit a 40-yard field goal with 3:04 left in overtime to give Buffalo a 35-32 preseason victory over  Jacksonville on Saturday night.

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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