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Jaguars hoping Shorts can spark offense

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11:57 AM ET 10.11 | The Jacksonville Jaguars are still looking for help at wide receiver. The team used their first-round pick on Justin Blackmon, and signed Laurent Robinson to a big free agent deal in the spring. Robinson has a concussion, and Blackmon is struggling. This week, the Jaguars will look to get something going with speedy Cecil Shorts. Jacksonville has a bye this week, but Shorts and Blackmon will be the starting receivers when the team returns to action in Week 7.

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October 11, 2012  12:13 PM ET

Here kitty, kitty ,kitty................

October 11, 2012  12:18 PM ET

Not even wearing lederhosen in October will help this team.

October 11, 2012  12:28 PM ET

For them to get going Gabbert needs to grow a pair and make throws under pressure... the team is loaded at every position and he's the sole reason they're sucking the big one...

October 11, 2012  12:52 PM ET

WHat ?? They got sparks in their shorts ?

October 11, 2012  01:33 PM ET

They could get hit by lightning and still have no spark.

October 11, 2012  01:51 PM ET

perhaps a better offensive line would provide all the spark they could ever need

October 11, 2012  02:01 PM ET

A spork in your shorts would be uncomfortable.

October 11, 2012  02:06 PM ET

They doomed.

October 11, 2012  02:18 PM ET

Laurent Robinson out with a concussion? Hmm. Wasn't that the knock on him before he went to Dallas? He was injury-prone?

October 11, 2012  02:25 PM ET

Greg Olson is the offensive coordinator for the Jags...
They're screwed!

October 11, 2012  02:34 PM ET

They need more than speedy Shorts in Jacksonville. They need another be - yot ch team to play.

October 11, 2012  03:30 PM ET

Short Sparks can't help them. Short, Sharp, Shocks are what they need.

 
October 11, 2012  04:24 PM ET

Unless they can shoot the football and some of their players out of a Cannon, look for them to score less than 20.

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