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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

Ask the experts: Best trade of the draft's first two days

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 12:02 a.m. ET
PFW editors offer their take on the team that made the best trade in the first three rounds of the 2011 NFL draft.

Jaguars QB Gabbert in an 'ideal situation'

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 8:45 p.m. ET
Jaguars new QB Blaine Gabbert, who the club traded up six spots in the first round to select, is ready to earn the trust of his teammates and coaching staff as the future of the franchise.

Fantasy outlook: Blaine Gabbert

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 11:52 p.m. ET
QB Blaine Gabbert's long-term outlook is promising, as he can make all the throws and looks the part of a smart, strong-armed passer, but it is going to take time before he is a viable fantasy option.

Redskins nab hell-on-wheels Kerrigan

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 11:31 p.m. ET
I am about to praise the Redskins for their — wait for it — patience. Trading back to get Ryan Kerrigan was an un-Redskins-like move that should pay off immediately.

Jaguars move up to grab Gabbert

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 11:07 p.m. ET
Jaguars GM Gene Smith swings for the fences by trading up to grab Missouri QB Blaine Gabbert, the top-ranked QB on PFW draft analyst Nolan Nawrocki's board.

Jags get Missouri QB Gabbert in trade with Redskins

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
The Jaguars moved up six spots in the first round of the NFL draft to select Missouri QB Blaine Gabbert.

Smith: Jaguars have 'extra draft class in some ways'

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
GM Gene Smith pointed out last week that the club "has an extra draft class in some ways," as 12 of the 14 Jaguars who wound up on injured reserve last season were rookies.

Draft Dose: Who needs an inside linebacker?

Posted April 18, 2011 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
In the 29th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW looks at five teams that are in need of an inside linebacker, with Illinois' Martez Wilson a top option.

Weaver's waffling does not mean Del Rio's job is safe past 2011

Posted April 15, 2011 @ 9 a.m. ET
Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver's comments about his team being a year or two away from competing at the highest level does not make head coach Jack Del Rio's job any more secure.

In Gene, Jaguars fans trust

Posted April 13, 2011 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
GM Gene Smith's practical approach has helped build a young, solid foundation in Jacksonville.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 16

Posted April 12, 2011 @ 9:07 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 16th pick in the NFL draft, including Troy Polamalu by the Steelers in 2003.

Report: Brunell attempts to buy rings back

Posted April 05, 2011 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
Mark Brunell, who originally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last June, has reportedly filed a bankruptcy reorganization plan to buy back some of his football memorabilia.

Jaguars look to get younger on interior of O-line

Posted April 02, 2011 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
With C Brad Meester at the age of 34 and OLG Vince Manuwai turning 31 this summer, the Jaguars know they could have two new linemen manning those positions in the not-too-distant future.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Jaguars likely to address LB position in draft

Posted March 17, 2011 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
Gene Smith has not drafted a linebacker in two years since becoming the Jaguars' general manager, but with veteran free agents Kirk Morrison and Justin Durant not expected back, we hear that is likely to change next month.

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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