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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 re-sign DT Ellison, OG Forney

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The Jaguars announced today that they have re-signed DT Atiyyah Ellison and OG Kynan Forney. The length and terms of both contracts were not disclosed. Ellison was scheduled to become a restricted free agent at midnight tonight, while Forney would ...

AFC South team needs

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 9:59 a.m. ET
Steve Slaton's shoulder injury and fumbling problems may have convinced the Texans that they need to acquire an every-down back who can reduce Slaton's load. PFW continues its series evaluating the needs of every team — this time, the ...

Jaguars officially re-sign WR Williamson

Posted March 02, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Jaguars today confirmed the re-signing of WR Troy Williamson, a move that had been reported last month. Williamson would have become a restricted free agent Friday. The length and terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Jaguars re-sign DT Stanley

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
The Jaguars announced Monday that they have re-signed DT Montavious Stanley, who was scheduled to become a restricted free agent at the end of this week.

Jaguars CB Cox proves that he belongs

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
CB Derek Cox had a lot to prove last season. After the Jaguars traded second- and seventh-round picks to the Patriots in order to move up and select Cox in the third round, the William & Mary product who wasn't ...

Coin flips determine draft order for six teams

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 9:21 a.m. ET
Three coin flips were conducted to determine the draft order for six teams Friday at the Combine.

Report: Jaguars re-sign Williamson

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have re-signed WR Troy Williamson, NFL.com is reporting. Williamson was due to become a restricted free agent March 5, but the team evidently felt he was a worth bringing back. Terms of his new deal weren't ...

Jaguars cut Holt, Thomas and Meier

Posted Feb. 11, 2010 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
The Jaguars announced the release of three veteran players Thursday — WR Torry Holt, OT Tra Thomas and DT Rob Meier. The moves did not come as a surprise, as all three were notified last week they would be released.

Jaguars look to establish identity

Posted Feb. 04, 2010 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Following his season end review, owner Wayne Weaver instructed GM Gene Smith and head coach Jack Del Rio to establish a true identity for the football team this offseason.

Titans hire Pola as RB coach

Posted Jan. 25, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
The Titans hired Jaguars RB coach Kennedy Pola to the same position on Monday. He replaces Earnest Byner, who was fired over the weekend, according to the club.

Report: Jaguars to hire Cullen as assistant coach

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
The Jaguars plan to hire former Lions defensive line coach Joe Cullen as their next assistant head coach, according to a team source.

Jacksonville civic group doing its part to sell tickets

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
Touchdown Jacksonville, a local civic group focused on reviving interest for the Jaguars, has started an initiative called Team Teal to sell season tickets for 2010.

Del Rio's job safe for 2010 but reputation takes a hit

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 11 a.m. ET
Despite being given another opportunity to take his team to the playoffs in 2010, the past two weeks have damaged Jack Del Rio's reputation.

Weaver sticking with Del Rio

Posted Jan. 12, 2010 @ 7:48 p.m. ET
Owner Wayne Weaver announced Tuesday that Jack Del Rio will remain the head coach of the Jaguars at least for the 2010 season.

Changes not on the horizon in Jacksonville

Posted Jan. 08, 2010 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
Owner Wayne Weaver said last week that no major changes would occur in the offseason despite another disappointing finish in 2009. This can be viewed as a good-news/bad-news statement for Jacksonville fans.

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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