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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

Ross latest in line of underwhelming Jaguars free-agent signings

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
New Jaguars CB Aaron Ross has been ineffective both outside and in the slot this season, with his struggles in Week Seven costing Jacksonville dearly.

Jaguars place LB Smith on I.R. with designation to return

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The Jaguars placed LB Daryl Smith on injured reserve with a designation to return. He can practice after six weeks and be activated after eight weeks.

Report: Jones-Drew sprained foot, won't need surgery

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 6 p.m. ET
Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew has a sprained foot and won't need surgery, but will miss a few games, according to a published report.

Jaguars sign RB Toston, waive DE Davis

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed second-year RB Keith Toston and rookie DE waived DE Ryan Davis, the team announced Tuesday.

Report: Gabbert has torn labrum in non-throwing shoulder

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
Jaguars Blaine Gabbert has a torn labrum in his non-throwing shoulder, according to ESPN’s Ed Werder. 

MJD will miss Week Eight; Gabbert could play

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew will miss at least this week’s game against the Packers, and maybe more.

AFC South Spin cycle: Texans send message to rest of AFC

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
The Texans sent an emphatic message to the rest of the AFC in Week Seven: the road to New Orleans appears likely to travel through Houston.

London lukewarm to NFL's desire to grow game overseas

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Sources overseas told PFW that interest in the NFL abroad currently falls far short of what it would take to support a full-time franchise.

Raiders rally, beat Jaguars in overtime

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 40-yard field goal after Cecil Shorts III fumbled on the opening possession of overtime and the Raiders beat the Jaguars 26-23.

Jaguars' Jones-Drew, Gabbert injured

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew and QB Blaine Gabbert left Sunday’s game against the Raiders with injuries.

SLB Smith's absence hurting Jags, himself

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The absence of SLB Daryl Smith (groin) the first six weeks has cost the Jaguars, Smith, who is in a contract year.

Jaguars sign S Harris

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
The Jaguars signed veteran S Chris Harris and waived CB Kevin Rutland.

Jaguars DE Mincey not the same force from 2011

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
Jaguars DE Jeremy Mincey has yet to record a sack after signing a long-term extension this past offseason to remain in Jacksonville.

Jaguars to host 49ers in London in 2013

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 9:04 a.m. ET
The Jaguars will host the 49ers at London’s Wembley Stadium on Oct. 27, 2013, the NFL announced Thursday.

AFC South Spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Texans remain undefeated after their Monday-night win, and the Colts picked up an emotional win over the Packers.

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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