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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

MJD's comments on Jags' QB situation not helping anyone

Posted June 27, 2011 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew's loyalty toward incumbent starting QB David Garrard isn't helping anyone — including Garrard.

Impact on Jaguars minimal if free-agency rules revert back to 2009

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The impact of free-agency rules reverting back to 2009, meaning four- and five-year veterans are unrestricted, should have a minimal impact on the Jaguars.

Readers think Jaguars most likely to move to L.A.

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Readers believe that the Jaguars will be leaving Jacksonville and heading to the West Coast after responding to the poll question, "Which NFL franchise is most likely to move to Los Angeles."

AFC South best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 19, 2011 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the AFC South who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Connor Barwin, Donald Brown, Jared Cook and Mike Thomas.

Jaguars' Lewis happy with life - just not with franchise tag

Posted June 16, 2011 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Coming off his best season, Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis tells PFW he is happy and content even though his job and the big payday that he deserves are on hold because of the lockout.

AEG CEO talks to five teams about move to L.A.

Posted June 11, 2011 @ 1 p.m. ET
Tim Leiweke, CEO of the group trying to build a stadium in downtown Los Angeles, has spoken with representatives of the Vikings, Chargers, Raiders, Rams and Jaguars about the proposed venue.

DT Knighton's weight a concern for Jaguars during lockout

Posted June 11, 2011 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
With the Jaguars' coaching staff unable to contact any of its players during the lockout, we hear it has to be concerned about the weight of DT Terrance Knighton.

Lockout opening new doors for MLB Morrison

Posted June 09, 2011 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Unrestricted free-agent LB Kirk Morrison is not letting the lockout get him down.

Wilford pleads no contest to charge of resisting arrest

Posted May 28, 2011 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
Former Jaguars TE Ernest Wilford pled no contest in a Jacksonville court on Friday to charges of resisting arrest during an incident at a local bar in January.

Jaguars could target Chargers S Weddle in free agency

Posted May 26, 2011 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The way we hear it, GM Gene Smith has targeted 2-4 players to pursue when free agency begins. Chargers S Eric Weddle could be one of those players.

Lockout limbo: Jaguars report

Posted May 23, 2011 @ 9:50 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Jaguars.  

Versatile OL Rackley bolsters Jaguars' interior

Posted May 12, 2011 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
Third-round OG Will Rackley brings a much-needed infusion of youth to an aging Jacksonville interior.

AFC South daydreaming

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
Here are some potential compelling AFC South story lines that are in jeopardy because of the NFL lockout.

Toronto to push for NFL team

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 9:34 a.m. ET
Toronto Councillor Doug Ford told TheScore.com that Toronto will push to bring an NFL franchise to town after the league puts a team back in Los Angeles.

Round Four is for taking risks

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
Remember last season? Round Four was full of calculated gambles. Some of them even paid off. This year is no different, as shown with the Vikings' selection of Iowa DT Christian Ballard.

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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