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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 waive WR Underwood, four others

Posted Aug. 25, 2011 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
The Jaguars reduced their roster to 85 on Thursday by waiving five players, including WR Tiquan Underwood.

Del Rio: Garrard will start Week One

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio confirmed Tuesday that David Garrard will be the team's starting quarterback in the season opener.

Jaguars sign TE Haynos

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
The Jaguars announced Sunday that they have signed veteran UFA TE Joey Haynos.

Jaguars edge Falcons 15-13

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 11:47 p.m. ET
Neither David Garrard nor Blaine Gabbert led the Jaguars on a TD drive Friday night, but No. 3 QB Luke McCown did, and it was the difference in host Jacksonville's 15-13 win vs. Atlanta.

Rash of injuries for Jaguars ORT Britton continues

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
The health of Jaguars ORT Eben Britton, who will miss the entire preseason after undergoing a minor back procedure, is a concern.

NFL fines Jaguars undrafted rookie $20,000

Posted Aug. 17, 2011 @ 8:44 p.m. ET
The NFL has fined Jaguars LB Mike Lockley $20,000 for an unsafe play during last week's preseason opener vs. the Patriots.

Dolphins sign WR Matthews

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed former Jaguars WR John Matthews on Tuesday. They waived WR Brooks Foster.

AFC South training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:30 p.m. ET
How will Mario Williams adapt to the switch from defensive end to rush linebacker in Wade Phillips' 3-4 defense? The answer will be key to the Texans' showing this season, as PFW examines the AFC South teams.

Jaguars sign LB Wilkinson, P Bowden

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed veteran LB Gerris Wilkinson and P Brent Bowden on Saturday. The team waived LB Alvin Bowen and WR John Matthews.

Jaguars hope DE Roth will bolster pass rush

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Jaguars hope the signing of DRE Matt Roth will provide added juice off the edge opposite Aaron Kampman. 

Mallett outplays Gabbert as Patriots thump Jaguars

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 11:39 p.m. ET
Blaine Gabbert had an inconsistent NFL debut and his Jaguars teammates didn't do any better in a loss to the  Patriots.

Report: Jaguars land OLB Roth

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
Matt Roth is no longer a free agent, as the outside linebacker signed a one-year, $3 million deal with the Jaguars.

Jaguars add OL Moll

Posted Aug. 10, 2011 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have signed veteran OL Tony Moll, who spent last season with the Ravens.

Jaguars sign Bouman; Gabbert to start Thursday

Posted Aug. 09, 2011 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
The Jaguars brought back veteran QB Todd Bouman on Tuesday, and head coach Jack Del Rio said rookie Blaine Gabbert will start in the team's first preseason game.

Jaguars add P Brooks

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed second-year P Durant Brooks on Friday and released rookie P Brian Saunders.

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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