Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts probably done for the season due to groin injury
What are you looking for?
Latest NFL News and Rumors...

Colts tight end Dwayne Allen said last month that he is ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
When the Eagles open their 2014 season at home against the Jaguars, wide receiver Jeremy Maclin will be ready to go. Heck,... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden are expected to provide the Raiders with an interesting one-two punch out of the ba... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Bill Lazor has replaced Mike Sherman as the Dolphins' offensive coordinator this year, and one of the differences between ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
As expected, the Raiders unloaded quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Monday. Less expected is that they actually got something ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Marquess Wilson has some more competition in his... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said Sunday that quarterback Sam Bradford is doing really well as he rehabs from reconstructiv... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
A wide majority of NFL teams begin their offseason program this week. One of those teams is the Dallas Cowboys, who actual... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
 
 
 
 

Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts probably done for the season due to groin injury

Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts @CecilShortsIII couldn't play in Week 15 because of a groin injury, and there's a good chance he won't play in Weeks 16 or 17 either. According to Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Unon, the Jaguars' brass are "seriously considering" shutting Shorts down for the remainder of the 2013 season. Shorts had been playing through the injury since midseason and aggravated it in Week 14. He said he will need offseason surgery to fix the issue.

Fantasy Analysis:

I am not sure why the Jags haven't already ruled Shorts out for the duration. They are 4-10. He is their best receiver and needs surgery anyway. Why risk making a significant injury worse by putting him through a couple of meaningless games? Expect that Shorts won't play again this year. Mike Brown, Ace Sanders, Kerry Taylor, and tight end Marcedes Lewis @MarcedesLewis89 will finish as Chad Henne's top targets. Nobody here has substantial value outside of the deepest of leagues. In that case, Lewis has some appeal if you have nowhere to turn at tight end. He has scored in three consecutive games.

Source:
Florida Times-Union

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, specializing in fantasy football and baseball. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

I am a journalism/mass communication grad student at Cal State University, Northridge. I am aiming to be a sports reporter for a website, newspaper, magazine, anything. I am a graduate from the University of Central Florida. 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.
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties