CECIL SHORTS RUMORS & GOSSIP
Following them in the footsteps of Pierre Garcon and Cecil Shorts is Mount Union receiver Jasper Collins, who was signed as a free agent by the Miami Dolphins.Fantasy Spin:Collins is just 5-foot-10, 180 lbs, but posted 1,694 yards and 22 TDs in his senior season. He ran a 4.47 at his Pro Day and might be one to watch down the road. The Dolphins are making a big effort to surround...
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...
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...
Jacksonville wideout Cecil Shorts suffered a concussion Sunday against the Patriots.Fantasy Spin:We doubt Jacksonville would risk reinjuring one of their best players in a meaningless Week 17 game so this is probably the last we'll see of Shorts this season. Assuming he's done for the year, Shorts will finish the 2012 campaign with a career-high 979 yards on 55 catches.
The 2012 season for the Jacksonville Jaguars will not just be known as possibly the worst in franchise history, it will also be known as the year that NFL fans got to know Cecil Shorts III. This dynamic play-maker from little known University of Mount Union, the same school that Pierre Garcon went to, is having the best year for a Jaguars wide receiver in seven years. He is currently...
If he can get healthy and back to full speed, Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver and Cleveland native Cecil Shorts III has a chance to post his first 1,000-yard receiving season.
That would put him in pretty good company.
It would also make him -- he's quite sure -- the NFL's only 1,000-yard receiver who's paying student loans.
It was during a casual conversation with...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts III is back at practice and symptom-free following his first concussion.
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...
The Jaguars have ruled wide receiver Cecil Shorts out for Sunday's game against the New York Jets due to concussion symptoms.
Shorts' symptoms are the result of a hit he took during Jacksonville's game against the Buffalo Bills last Sunday. Shorts passed his concussion test earlier in the week but he has exhibited concussion symptoms and has not practiced all week.
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2012
According to Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts is expected to start in place of Mike Thomas next week.“When the Jaguars return next week, Cecil Shorts is expected to take over Laurent Robinson’s role as a starting receiver opposite Blackmon,” wrote OHalloran.“He’s taken advantage of the situations we’ve put him...
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Cecil Shorts' cell phone is still buzzing.
Less than 24 hours after his 80-yard touchdown reception lifted the Jacksonville Jaguars to a 22-17 win at Indianapolis, Shorts is still receiving texts from friends, family members and unknown numbers.
Shorts says he has no idea who some of the messages are from, ''but love is love.''
Shorts is the team's biggest...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2012