Originally written on PPR Fantasy Football  |  Last updated 10/14/14
Drafted out of Mount Union in the fourth round of the 2011, Cecil Shorts was slow to grasp the NFL game and its speed coming from a Division-III football program. Across dynasty leagues, he was virtually a fantasy afterthought prior to the 2012 season sitting at the end of rosters in some deeper leagues and mostly found on the waiver wire. Things changed quickly in week seven when he vaulted into fantasy relevance with some explosive games to close out the year. After multiple double-digit target games and close to 1,000 yards receiving with Chad Henne and Blaine Gabbert running the show, again, he’s pushed to the side and is quickly becoming a polarizing dynasty receiver. Many view him as an average WR3 and a strong WR4. That’s baffling considering his production in his situation with the Jaguars in 2012; WR2 seems more appropriate. Many are concerned he’s the next Nate Burleson, which is understandable given that few, if any, expected this kind of production from him. That may be ...
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