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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 place WR Shorts, RB Jennings on I.R.

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
The Jaguars placed WR Cecil Shorts, RB Rashad Jennings and LB Greg Jones on injured reserve.

Week 16 WR tips: Patriots' Lloyd ready to erupt again

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
WRs Brandon Lloyd and Cecil Shorts will both be players to start in fantasy leagues this week when the Patriots and Jaguars meet in Jacksonville.

Week 15 WR tips: Crabtree could shine under bright lights

Posted Dec. 13, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Michael Crabtree should continue his roll with a good matchup, while Kenny Britt is looking like his old self, according to PFW's late-week fantasy WR tips.

Henne, Shorts among this year's many fantasy truffles

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice puts some of the fantasy football standouts who emerged this season under the microscope to see if they'll hold up come playoff time.

Fantasy WR Tips: Shorts could light up Bills

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The PFW staff expects Cecil Shorts to stay hot, while a number of rookie wideouts like Mohamed Sanu or Ryan Broyles could help you out.

Jaguars WR Shorts' emergence helped make Thomas expendable

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
With Mike Thomas being shipped to Detroit, the Jaguars are counting on Cecil Shorts to continue his impressive development in Year Two.

Poor receiving, protection haunting Gabbert

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The Jaguars' strong offseason commitment to improving the weapons around second-year QB Blaine Gabbert has fallen short to begin the season.

Pressure is on current Jags pass catchers

Posted Feb. 16, 2012 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
With several wide receivers expected to be added this offseason, the heat will be on the current Jaguars WR corps to produce or else. 

In act of desperation, Jaguars bring back WR Sims-Walker

Posted Oct. 22, 2011 @ 3:02 a.m. ET
The Jaguars didn't think enough of WR Mike Sims-Walker to re-sign him this offseason, but they think so little of the rest of their wideouts that they brought him back this week.

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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