Found October 04, 2013 on Fantasy Football Champs:
Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts missed practice again Friday but is expected to play against St. LouisFantasy Spin:Shorts has been the most targeted receiver in the league over the first four games (52), but has yet to reach the end zone. He does have 26 catches for 337 yards.
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