NFL logoNFL

Cecil Shorts Injury: Updates on Jaguars WR's Shoulder

Sep 29, 2013; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts III (84) walks on to the field before the start of the second half of the game against the Indianapolis Colts at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports
Melina Vastola-USA TODAY Sports
Tyler BrookeSenior Analyst IIOctober 13, 2013

The Jacksonville Jaguars had a tough enough test going against the Denver Broncos in Week 6, but now they may be without their talented wide receiver Cecil Shorts.

Shorts went down in the first quarter of the game with what appeared to be a shoulder injury. The official Twitter account for the Jaguars reported that the injury was a shoulder strain, and that he was questionable to return.

Cecil Shorts has a shoulder sprain and his return is questionable.

— Jacksonville Jaguars (@jaguars) October 13, 2013

Shorts was then ruled out for the remainder of the game vs. the Broncos: 

Cecil Shorts has been downgraded to out. #Jaguars

— Jacksonville Jaguars (@jaguars) October 13, 2013

After the game Hays Carlyon of the Florida Times-Union provided an update on his status:

Shorts has his right arm in a sling and #Jaguars say he isn't in condition to talk to reporters because of medication.

— Hays Carlyon (@HaysCarlyon) October 13, 2013

Shorts said he planned to play in Week 7 and is active.

Where can I comment?

Stay on your game

Latest news, insights, and forecasts on your teams across leagues.

Choose Teams
Get it on the App StoreGet it on Google Play

Real-time news for your teams right on your mobile device.

Download
Copyright © 2017 Bleacher Report, Inc. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. All Rights Reserved. BleacherReport.com is part of Bleacher Report – Turner Sports Network, part of the Turner Sports and Entertainment Network. Certain photos copyright © 2017 Getty Images. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of Getty Images is strictly prohibited. AdChoices