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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

Kolb must prove he's Eagles starter all over

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid said that Kevin Kolb, and not Michael Vick, will be the team's starting quarterback, but Kolb must prove his coach made the right call.

MRI for Jaguars QB McCown

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 9:50 a.m. ET
Jaguars backup QB Luke McCown will undergo an MRI today on his right knee after taking a hit in the fourth quarter of the team's Week Two loss at San Diego.

Chargers dominate Jaguars in home opener

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw for 334 yards and three touchdowns and the Chargers forced six turnovers in beating the Jacksonville Jaguars 38-13 in their home opener Sunday.

DE Kampman a perfect fit in Jacksonville

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Jaguars DE Aaron Kampman feels right at home in Jacksonvile where GM Gene Smith is building his team around hardworking, strong-character players.

Sunday's Chargers-Jags game will be blacked out in San Diego

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Sunday's game between the Chargers and Jaguars will be blacked out in the San Diego area after the Chargers failed to sell out the game.

Jaguars re-sign TE Wilford

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
The Jaguars re-signed TE Ernest Wilford on Thursday and waived first-year WR John Matthews to make room for Wilford, the club announced.

Garrard, newcomers on defense lead Jaguars

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
With new DE Aaron Kampman leading a revived defense, nothing could steal the spotlight from the Jaguars in their gutsy 24-17 Week One victory over the Broncos at EverBank Field on Sunday.

Garrard's three TD passes pace Jaguars in 24-17 win over Broncos

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
David Garrard threw three touchdown passes, two to TE Marcedes Lewis, and Jacksonville beat Denver 24-17 on Sunday in a season opener the Jaguars called one of the most important in franchise history.

Jaguars continue building foundation for O-line

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
The Jaguars' decision to reward ORG Uche Nwaneri with a five-year, $24 million contract extension last week came as a surprise to some around the league.

Jaguars place WR Dillard on I.R.

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 5 p.m. ET
Jarett Dillard's foot injury has healed slower than expected, so he was was placed on injured reserve on Saturday. The team signed WR John Matthews from their practice squad to take Dillard's roster spot.

Report: Jaguars extend OG Nwaneri

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 9:05 p.m. ET
The Jaguars and OG Uche Nwaneri have agreed on a five-year contract extension worth about $24 million, with $8-9 million guaranteed, according to FoxSports.com's Adam Caplan.

Reports: Jaguars RB Jones-Drew practices Monday

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew practiced on Monday, The Florida Times-Union and the Associated Press reported.

Jaguars awarded ex-Lions DT Cohen

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The Jaguars announced Sunday that they were awarded third-year DT Landon Cohen off waivers from the Lions. OL Paul McQuistan was released to make room on the roster for Cohen.

Bengals, Jaguars exchange defensive backs

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 9:22 p.m. ET
Cincinnati acquired S Reggie Nelson from Jacksonville in exchange for CB David Jones and a conditional draft choice in a trade completed Saturday after both teams had gotten down to their 53-man roster limits.

Jaguars place DT Smith on I.R.; sign C Vierling

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
One of the Jaguars placed on injured reserve Tuesday as the team reduced its roster to 75 was 2010 third-round pick DT D'Anthony Smith.

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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