Cecil Shorts, WR, Texans: Fantasy Football Outlook

 
 
 
 
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Cecil Shorts, WR, Texans

Position/Rank ADP NFL Team Status Experience Age Height Weight Twitter
WR - #67 251.82 HOU Active 4 years 27 6'0 202 @CecilShortsIII

2015 Outlook: Bust (overvalued)

Last updated on Jun-10-2015 by Shawn Childs

Shorts has been on a negative decline over the past two years due to his struggles with injuries. Cecil battled a hamstring issue and a shoulder injury in 2014, which were preceded by a couple of concussions in 2013. He has missed at least two games in each of his first four seasons. He has offered some big-play ability throughout his career while catching barely 50 percent of his targets. Last year, he hauled in only 53 of 110 targets (48.2 percent) and posted a career-low 10.5 yards per catch. He produced two 100-yard performances and saw at least 10 targets in five contests. Cecil has scored just four times over the past two seasons. In a way, he'll assume the Hopkins role in the Texans' offense as DeAndre becomes their No. 1 WR. He's a WR4 for 2015 with some upside if he can improve his YPC average and touchdown production. Shorts is a boom-or-bust player, but one who should see more opportunity this year if he stays healthy. I see 65 catches for 800 yards with a maximum of five TDs.

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6/18 - Texans WR Nate Washington standing out this offseason
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2014 Mock Draft Results

Month Position Franchise/Comments
FFToolbox Mock Draft July 21
7/21/2014
7.04 FFMagicMan - One of my favorite WRs in 2014 - without Justin Blackmon, Shorts has WR2 potential and you can grab him as your 4th or 5th WR. Yes, please.
FFToolbox Mock Draft July 14
July 14, 2014
9.09 #5 World Ranked - I thought about TE here, but I think there is great depth there. I'll add another solid WR that fell further I thought he would.
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