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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 release DT Henderson and four others

Posted April 26, 2010 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The Jaguars announced Monday the release of four players, including two-time Pro Bowl DT John Henderson.

2010 draft choices by team: Jaguars

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:23 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 2010 NFL draft.

Jaguars pleased with compensation for Groves

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
What was Al Davis thinking? That is what we're hearing in Jacksonville, where the Jaguars acquired a fifth-round pick the day before the draft in exchange for underachieving DE Quentin Groves.

Jaguars get great value in Morrison deal

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
Quentin Groves was sent to Oakland on Wednesday in exchange for a fifth-round pick. Now, the Jaguars have acquired MLB Kirk Morrison and another fifth-rounder in exchange for their fourth-round pick.

Jaguars acquire LB Morrison

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11 a.m. ET
The Jaguars continued to bolster their defense on Saturday as they traded their fourth-round pick to the Raiders for ILB Kirk Morrison and Oakland's fifth-round pick.

Jaguars continue strengthening D-line

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 10:52 p.m. ET
With only one selection on Day Two of the draft (74th overall), Gene Smith and the Jaguars continued rebuilding the defensive line, selecting their second tackle of the weekend, Louisiana Tech DT D'Anthony Smith.

Smith turns heads with Alualu pick

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 9:42 p.m. ET
GM Gene Smith provided the first big surprise of Draft Day with the selection of Cal DE Tyson Alualu. When teamed with offseason acquisition Aaron Kampman and rookie Terrance Knighton, the Jaguars' defensive line should possess a tenacity that was ...

Alualu, that's who!

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 8:44 p.m. ET
Eric Edholm shares his thoughts on Jaguars first-round pick Tyson Alualu. He'll make frequent posts throughout the draft, in his "Around the NFL" blog.

Raiders acquire DE Groves for fifth-round pick

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Raiders dealt a 2010 fifth-round pick to the Jaguars for DE Quentin Groves, according to reports.

Jaguars sign DE Hayward

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Jaguars announced Thursday that they have re-signed UFA DE Reggie Hayward.

Receiver not a priority for Jaguars in this year's draft

Posted March 27, 2010 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
The Jaguars find themselves in an unfamiliar position as they prepare for the draft. The way we hear it, the club feels good about the WR position for the first time in years.

Jaguars' season-ticket holders not in favor of drafting Tebow

Posted March 13, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Despite Tim Tebow's rock-star status in his hometown of Jacksonville, some Jaguars fans are coming to the realization that drafting the local hero to resurrect the slumbering fan base is not the answer.

Kampman signing another step in the right direction for Jaguars

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 3 p.m. ET
While the Jaguars still have a long way to go in fixing their defense — plenty of help is still needed on the defensive line in addition to outside linebacker and free safety — the signing of DE Aaron Kampman is a ...

Report: Jaguars sign Kampman

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 10:38 a.m. ET
The Florida Times-Union reported late Saturday evening that the Jaguars agreed to terms on a contract with unrestricted free agent Aaron Kampman, a key defender for the Packers the last eight seasons.

Jaguars add ex-Charger Osgood

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed unrestricted free-agent WR-ST Kassim Osgood on Saturday, adding a proven special-teams player and a potential contributor to their WR corps.

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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