Cecil Shorts WR JAC 2 Months

Shorts (shoulder) had five catches on a team-high 10 targets for 47 yards, while also throwing a 23-yard touchdown during Sunday's loss to the Texans.

Shorts has seen a steady decline in production since his 55-catch, 979-yard, seven-touchdown 2012 season, and he'll now head into free agency with his lowest receiving yards total (557 yards) since his rookie season. It's possible that the Jaguars bring him back, though with three rookie wideouts that have all shown signs of potential, Shorts is a long shot to make a major impact in Jacksonville next year.

Cecil Shorts WR JAC 2 Months

Shorts (shoulder) is active for Sunday's game against the Texans.

Shorts has been very hit or miss lately, with one 76-yard game and three games under 40 yards, and the Texans' pass defense has played well against Andrew Luck and Joe Flacco in back-to-back weeks. The shoulder injury is not a concern, but there are plenty of other reasons to not have high expectations for Shorts this week.

Cecil Shorts WR JAC 2 Months

Shorts (shoulder) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Texans, the Jaguars' official site reports.

Shorts continue to see his share of targets -- 28 over his last three games -- but his production has been hit-or-miss of late, making him a speculative play Sunday, on the heels of a two-catch, 15-yard effort in Week 16.

Cecil Shorts WR JAC 2 Months

Shorts (shoulder) was limited at practice Wednesday, the Jaguars' official site reports.

That said, coach Gus Bradley indicated Wednesday that he "would fully expect" Shorts to play Sunday against the Texans. "I know in talking to him right now, he really wants this opportunity." Bradley noted of the wideout, who caught two passes for 15 yards in Week 16's win over the Titans.

Cecil Shorts WR JAC 2 Months

Shorts caught 2-of-7 targets for 15 yards in Thursday's 21-13 win over the Titans.

Shorts, Marqise Lee and Allen Hurns are all getting a good number of targets, but Shorts has now fallen shy of 20 yards in three of his past five games. While he still figures to be involved for Week 17 against the Texans, Shorts hasn't made much of a case to be a key part of the 2015 Jaguars.

Cecil Shorts WR JAC 2 Months

Shorts hauled in six catches for 76 yards in Sunday's loss to the Ravens.

Shorts rebounded from three straight disappointing performances to notch his first game of more than 35 receiving yards since Nov. 9. The 26-year-old led the team with 11 targets and now has 29 over his last three contests. Shorts has only reached the end zone once this season, however, as the play of Blake Bortles has significantly impeded his value.

Cecil Shorts WR JAC 3 Months

Shorts had two catches for three yards in Sunday's loss to Houston.

Shorts was targeted a team-high 10 times but fell victim to the accuracy troubles that have plagued rookie quarterback Blake Bortles for most of the season. Despite his status as the Jags' top receiver, Shorts has just 44 total receiving yards over his last three games.

Cecil Shorts WR JAC 3 Months

Shorts (illness) finished with four catches for 35 yards in Sunday's win over the Giants.

Shorts battled through flu-like symptoms in the week leading up to Sunday's game but took the field and was targeted by Blake Bortles eight times, which tied for tops on the team. While Shorts appears to be the Jags' unquestioned No. 1 receiver, he's turned in just two 100-yard efforts on the season and has topped 50 yards in just one of his last six games.

Cecil Shorts WR JAC 3 Months

Shorts (flu) is active for Sunday's game against the Giants.

Shorts is usually good for four or five catches per week is looking to get back on track after posting just one reception in Week 12.

Cecil Shorts WR JAC 3 Months

Shorts (flu) is probable for Sunday's game against the Giants, Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reports.

Shorts, who checks in with 34 catches for 381 yards and a TD in eight games overall, will look to bounce back from the one-catch, six-yard effort he put up in Week 12. Prior to that dud, he caught five passes in each of his previous two games, so a bounce-back Sunday seems plausible against a Giants' defense that allows an average of 254 passing yards per game.