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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

Peterson's return helps Vikings to OT win

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Adrian Peterson ran for two touchdowns in his return from a left knee injury as the Vikings beat the Jaguars in overtime.

Jaguars add RB Jones-Drew to roster

Posted Sept. 08, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have added RB Maurice Jones-Drew to the roster, the club said Saturday. 

Jaguars' decision to keep two QBs a surprise

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
The Jaguars are the one team in the division that decided keeping a third-string QB on the roster was a luxury they couldn’t afford.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: Youth under center

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
PFW's Arthur Arkush sounds off on the young QBs who will be running three-fourths of the AFC South offenses in 2012.

Jaguars' Mularkey says MJD won't start opener

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 7:15 p.m. ET
Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew won the rushing title last season, but he isn't even his club's Week One starter.

Jones-Drew ends holdout without new contract

Posted Sept. 02, 2012 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
Disgruntled Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew ended his 38-day holdout, without a new contract, on Sunday.

Jaguars waive TE Miller injured, claim TE Brackett

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have waived TE Zach Miller injured and claimed former Eagles TE Brett Brackett off waivers.

Mularkey says he expects RB Jennings to start Week One

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey said Monday that he expects RB Rashad Jennings will be the starter Week One.

Jaguars place DE Chick, LB Session on PUP list

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 10:36 a.m. ET
The Jaguars placed DE John Chick (knee) and LB Clint Session (concussion) on the reserve PUP list.

Monroe, Smith return to practice for Jaguars

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
OLT Eugene Monroe and LB Daryl Smith returned to practice Saturday and are expected to play in Thursday night's preseason finale.

Jaguars waive eight players

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
The Jaguars waived eight players Saturday morning, including veteran CB Ashton Youboty.

Lions sign Osgood

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
The Lions signed special-teamer Kassim Osgood, the former Jaguar confirmed on Twitter.

RB depth could be concern for Jaguars

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
Though the Jaguars are high on RB Rashad Jennings, his elevation to starter with Maurice Jones-Drew holding out poses depth concerns.

Report: Jones-Drew open to a trade

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew’s holdout continues, and now he is reportedly open to a trade.

Jaguars commit to London games 2013-16

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
The NFL announced the Jaguars’ multi-year commitment to play games in London from 2013-16.

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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