Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon returns to practice; WR Cecil Shorts will be game-time decision
What are you looking for?

Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon returns to practice; WR Cecil Shorts will be game-time decision

Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon @JustBlack81 practiced on Thursday after taking a day off to rest his groin/hamstring injury. The same couldn't be said for wide receiver Cecil Shorts @CecilShortsIII. He has a sprained clavicle joint and will be a game-time decision for Sunday's matchup with the Chargers.

Fantasy Analysis:

Don't plan on having Shorts active this week. He said Thursday he is in so much pain that it's hard for him to sleep, and he still needs assistance taking his jersey on and off. With or without Shorts, Blackmon is locked in as a WR1. Even after holding the Colts out of the end zone on Monday night, the Chargers have allowed the fifth-most fantasy points to wide receivers, and quarterback Chad Henne seems to have tunnel vision for Blackmon. He could very easily have another game with 15-20 targets.

John Oehser via Twitter

0 Comments | Add Yours

There are no comments on this article yet.

You must login in order to comment:

If you do not have an account yet, register here -- it's free

Warning: You don't have cookies enabled in your internet broswer. Without cookies, you will not be able to login. Some web browsers allow cookies to be managed on a per-site basis.

News Archive
NFL News Feed: XML Feed
Subscribe to FFToolbox NFL News and Rumors by Email
Brian Murphy -
Follow on Twitter
Los Angeles, CA
FFToolbox Fantasy Football Writer since 2002
Follow me on Twitter: @Spokes_Murphy.

I have played fantasy sports since 2001. I've played mostly in fantasy football and baseball leagues. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

I was an undergraduate from the University of Central Florida, and a master's graduate from Cal State University, Northridge specializing in journalism/mass communication. I make my home in Long Beach, Calif.

While I grew up in California, my favorite football team has always been the New York Giants.

Join a League today!
Signup compete and win. Leagues as low as $35 Enter Rotobowl for $279 - $50,000 Grand Prize

Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties