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84 Cecil Shorts WR
Height/Weight: 6-0/202 | Birthdate: 12/22/1987 | Birthplace: Kent, OH, USA | Team: Jacksonville | College: Mount Union | NFL Experience: 4 | Owned/Started%: 51/2 | Average Draft Position: 136.74
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Cecil Shorts aiming to return in Week 3


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/15/2014) Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts confirmed to the Florida Times-Union Monday he expects to return to practice Wednesday in anticipation of Week 3 against the Colts.

"I'll be practicing Wednesday," Shorts said. "It felt good running around today. I sprinted, so I'll give it a go on Wednesday."

Shorts has yet to play this season as a result of a hamstring injury. 


Cecil Shorts hoping to return to practice Wednesday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/15/2014) Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts did some running Monday, and ESPN.com reports the team hopes he can return to practice beginning Wednesday. Shorts has yet to play this season due to a hamstring injury. 

Injuries highlight Jaguars inactive list


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/14/2014) The Jaguars' inactive list for Week 2 against the Redskins features four injured players who were unable to take the field. They include defensive back Johnathan Cyprien (concussion), wide receiver Cecil Shorts (hamstring), tight end Clay Harbor (calf) and running back Storm Johnson (ankle).

The team also has Austin Pasztor, Tyler Shatley and Josh Wells inactive.


Cecil Shorts misses second straight with hamstring injury


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/14/2014) Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts was a gametime decision for Sunday's contest in Washington, but was unable to play through a hamstring injury in Week 2. Shorts worked out prior to the game, but did not run routes with his fellow receivers and will miss his second game in a row as a result of the injury.

Cecil Shorts likely sitting out Week 2 as well


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/12/2014) Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts' season debut will likely have to wait another week, as he has been deemed doubtful for Week 2 against Washington as a result of a lingering hamstring injury.

Shorts was unable to play in Week 1 either, and was only able to practice on a limited basis this week.  


Cecil Shorts not seen at Friday practice


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/12/2014) Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts was not a participant in the open portion of Friday's practice, as he continues to deal with a hamstring injury. Shorts has yet to practice this week, leaving his status for Week 2 against Washington in doubt. 

Cecil Shorts sitting out, but not because of setback


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(9/11/2014) Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts (hamstring) said he won't practice Thursday, but it's not because he had a setback after going through limited practice reps Wednesday, according to The Florida Times-Union. The Jaguars are preparing to play the Redskins Week 2.

Cecil Shorts returns to practice in limited capacity


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(9/10/2014) Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts, who missed Week 1 due to a hamstring injury, was limited in practice Wednesday. The Jaguars are preparing to play the Redskins Week 2.

Gus Bradley provides updates on injured players


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(9/8/2014) Jaguars coach Gus Bradley updated the status on a few of his team's injured players when talking with reporters Monday. The Jaguars play the Redskins in Week 2.

He said running back Toby Gerhart has an ankle sprain and will be limited early in the practice week. 

Bradley said tight end Marcedes Lewis could be limited Wednesday due to a knee injury, but he should play Sunday. Linebacker Paul Posluszny (knee) should practice Wednesday as well.

Bradley added safety Johnathan Cyprien is going through the concussion protocol, and wide receiver Cecil Shorts -- who was inactive Week 1 due to a hamstring injury -- will run Tuesday. The team will determine Shorts' status later in the week.


Jaguars announce inactives for battle against Eagles


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/7/2014) The inactive list posted Sunday by the Jaguars for their season opener in Philadelphia is dominated by injured players.

Among them are tight end Clay Harbor (calf), running back Storm Johnson (ankle) and wide receiver Cecil Shorts (hamstring), all of whom had been ruled out previously. Tackle Josh Wells (shoulder), who was questionable, has also been scratched.

Their other inactives are offensive linemen Tyler Shatley and Austin Pasztor and defensive end Chris Smith.


Cecil Shorts a no-go for game against Eagles


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/6/2014) Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts has been downgraded from questionable to out for the Sunday opener in Philadelphia.

A hamstring injury prevented Shorts from practicing in full Thursday or Friday.

Shorts has snagged 121 passes for 1,756 yards and 10 touchdowns in his last two seasons combined.


Cecil Shorts in danger of missing Week 1


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/5/2014) Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts is in danger of missing Sunday's opener against the Eagles because of a hamstring issue. Shorts was limited in back-to-back practices on Thursday and Friday because of the issue and was officially ruled as questionable for Week 1.

"I don’t want to jump too far ahead of ourselves and says it’s a strained hamstring or he’s out for two weeks," head coach Gus Bradley said after Friday’s practice, via ESPN. "It was brought to my attention [on Thursday] he has some tightness so until we get all the faces we’ll [wait to] decide."

Cecil Shorts unable to practice again Friday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/5/2014) Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts took walk-through with the rest of the team, but was not a participant in Friday's practice session because of a hamstring injury, according to the Florida Times-Union.

Shorts has missed back-to-back sessions because of the issue, as his status remains up in the air for Week 1 against the Eagles.

Report: Cecil Shorts will be listed as questionable for Week 1


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/5/2014) Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts, who couldn't finish practice on Thursday because of a hamstring issue, is expected to be listed as questionable for Week 1 against Philadelphia, according to the Florida Times-Union on Friday.

If Shorts is unable to play, the team will be left with only four healthy wideouts, three of which are rookies (Marqise Lee, Allen Robinson, and Allen Hurns).

Cecil Shorts held out Thursday due to hamstring tightness


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(9/4/2014) Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts was held out of practice Thursday due to hamstring tightness. Jaguars coach Gus Bradley said Shorts was held out of practice for precautionary reasons, but he experienced the same issue on the first day of training camp and missed almost a month, according to ESPN.

Cecil Shorts: I'm ready to roll for regular season


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/29/2014) Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts has declared himself "100 percent" ready for the regular season, per the Florida Times-Union.

Shorts played 15 snaps in the third preseason game and played into the fourth quarter Thursday night against Atlanta. He has described himself as rusty after returning to practice on Aug. 18. He had been out with a hamstring injury sustained in the first practice of training camp on July 25.


Cecil Shorts held without a grab in preseason debut


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/23/2014) Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts wasn't much of a factor in his preseason debut Friday night against the Lions in Detroit. Shorts, injured his hamstring on the first day of training camp, returned to action and was limited to one target in one half while some starters played into the third quarter. Chad Henne threw a pass his way, which was broken up by Darius Slay in the second quarter. 

Cecil Shorts to get about 15 plays


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(8/20/2014) Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts, sidelined early in camp with a hamstring injury, will play about 15 plays in his preseason debut Friday against the Lions, coach Gus Bradley told the Florida Times-Union.

Jaguars bringing Cecil Shorts along slowly


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(8/19/2014) Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts looked good in practice Sunday and Monday, but the team isn't letting him go full throttle, coach Gus Bradley told the Florida Times-Union. Shorts injured his hamstring on the first day of training camp and didn't practice until Sunday.

"Obviously, he's a guy who wants to take as many reps as he can," Bradley said. "But we're bringing him along slowly in drill work. He gets two reps per period. We'll gradually increase it to where he gets four and then take it from there."

Shorts will play Friday against the Lions, but not into the third quarter like the rest of the starters, the paper said.


Cecil Shorts practices for first time since July 25


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(8/17/2014) Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts returned to practice Sunday. It was his first practice since he injured his hamstring on the first day of camp, July 25, reports the Florida Times-Union.

Eight Jaguars skip trip to Chicago


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/14/2014) The following Jaguars players did not travel to Chicago for Week 2 of preseason: linebacker Paul Posluszny, wide receiver Tandon Doss, safety Deion Belue, linebacker Dekoda Watson, wide receiver Allen Robinson, wide receiver Lamaar Thomas, wide receiver Cecil Shorts and tight end Clay Harbor.

Cecil Shorts 'definitely ahead of schedule'


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/9/2014) Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts told The Florida Times-Union he is "definitely ahead of schedule" in his recovery from a hamstring injury suffered July 25.

Shorts declined to give a timetable for his return, but the report indicates it is unlikely to play Thursday against the Bears. He appears to be targeting Aug. 22 against the Lions to return, and has been able to increase his activity in recent days.

"I ran 100 percent a couple times last week straight-line and actually ran 8-10 routes, too, and felt good," Shorts said. "I'm going to do it again Sunday and we’ll go from there. We just want to be careful and not aggravate it."


Jaguars reveal inactives for Week 1 of preseason


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/8/2014) The Jaguars revealed a list of players who will not participate in Friday's preseason opener against the Buccaneers. The following players will sit out: Sherrod Martin, Tandon Doss, Alan Ball, Toby Gerhart, J.T. Thomas, Allen Robinson, Cecil Shorts, Brandon Barden and Clay Harbor.

Cecil Shorts won't suit up vs. Bucs


by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer
(8/8/2014) When the Jaguars take on the Buccaneers in preseason action on Friday, receiver Cecil Shorts won't play. Shorts will rest his hamstring, hurt back in the early days of training camp. Receivers coach Jerry Sullivan cautioned that Shorts needs to get back on the field in order to make an impact this season, the Florida Times-Union reported

Shorts aims to get back on the field well before Week 1. 


Jaguars have lost seven receivers so far


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(8/6/2014) For a few hours Wednesday, the Jaguars had two healthy receivers who have played in the NFL. That's how many receivers Jacksonville has lost. ESPN.com updated the team's woes at wideout:

Mike Brown went down with hamstring tightness Wednesday after a strong camp. It's unclear how long he'll be out.

Starter Cecil Shorts left the first practice July 25 with hamstring tightness too and has not practiced since. Rookie Allen Robinson strained his hamstring July 31 and will be out at least one more week. Tandon Doss is out indefinitely with a badly sprained ankle.

Rookie Damian Copeland went on IR on Monday with a wrist injury. Rookie Nathan Slaughter sprained his foot and is out several weeks. Ace Sanders, who caught 51 passes last year, took a leave of absence for "personal issues" and will face a four-game substance abuse suspension upon his return.

"Man, I've never seen anything like it," said receiver Kerry Taylor, who started four games last year. "I don't even know what to call it."