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Cecil Shorts III, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars
School: Mount Union
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
After a disappointing rookie campaign, Shorts saw an expanded role during the 2012 season and surprised everyone by hauling in 55 passes for 974 yards and 7 touchdowns. He emerged as a very good deep threat and if it weren’t for a concussion, he likely would’ve reached 1000 yards in his sophomore campaign, even with Blaine Gabbert throwing him the ball.
The main reason Shorts saw limited action in his rookie year was thanks to his inability to read and react to pro coverages. After a year of seasoning, he has gotten much better and should only improve from here on out while possessing solid speed down the field and plays bigger than his size indicates. This Jaguars team really has more weapons than one would realize, with Blackmon finishing right behind Shorts in receiving yardage and possessing a 500 yards per year tight end in Merced...
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