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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 07:42:56 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley has remained in the slot receiver role with WR Dez Bryant absent this offseason.
Fantasy Tip: Beasley was leapfrogged by Devin Street with Bryant absent, which speaks volumes to how the team views his limitations. Beasley might be worth a WR5 flyer, but he doesn't have a lot of upside.
Thu, 09 Jul 2015 10:43:02 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley could be used as a returner this season since the team has not filled the role.
Fantasy Tip: Beasley should have a solid role in the offense, so it is not known if this will be a realistic option for Beasley. He recorded 420 receiving yards and four touchdowns last season and should receive regular playing time in 2015. Beasley could be a late-round option in deeper leagues.
Tue, 26 May 2015 09:57:53 -0700
Free-agent WR A.J. Jenkins (Chiefs) signed an undisclosed deal with the Dallas Cowboys Tuesday, May 26, according to a source. Jenkins was the 30th overall pick by the San Francisco 49ers in 2012, but he didn't catch a pass in three games with them. Dallas wanted to add a veteran receiver with WR Dez Bryant not taking part in the offseason training program. WRs Terrance Williams and Devin Street have worked with the first team in Bryant's absence, with WR Cole Beasley playing the slot.
Mon, 11 May 2015 11:27:58 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant may return punts in 2015, according to executive vice president Stephen Jones. With the loss of former WR Dwayne Harris, the Cowboys are in need of a new punt returner. Jones said that WR Cole Beasley will probably be the first option, but that Bryant could also be used since he returned punts in college and has done so in his professional career.
Fantasy Tip: It would be somewhat surprising to see Bryant play a lot on special teams with how valuable he is on offense. Whoever does the returning will have added value in leagues that score returns.
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:43:41 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley agreed to a four-year contract extension worth $13.1 million. The extension could be worth as much as $15.1 million.
Fantasy Tip: Beasley's value could increase depending on how the Dez Bryant contract extension plays out. Until that is sorted out, he should still be considered in deeper leagues heading into 2015.
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:15:53 -0800
Free-agent WR Cole Beasley (Cowboys) and the Dallas Cowboys are discussing a contract extension that would keep Beasley under control for multiple seasons.
Fantasy Tip: Beasley's fantasy value could increase depending on how the Dez Bryant situation turns out. For now Beasley is an option in deeper fantasy leagues because Beasley is down on the depth chart, but Beasley did catch 37 passes for 420 yards and four touchdowns.
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:55:39 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Terrance Williams has done everything asked of him in training camp as the No. 2 wide receiver opposite WR Dez Bryant. The No. 3 receiver position seems to be a committee with WR Cole Beasley as the leader among TE Gavin Escobar and WRs Dwayne Harris and Devin Street.
Fantasy Tip: Williams is a big-play threat, much like Bryant, in an offense that should see him gain a sizeable increase in targets. This could be a breakout year for Williams, and he'll surely have weeks where he could carry a lineup.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:24:43 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley may not come off the field when Cowboys WR Dez Bryant is moved around. Beasley primarily works out of the slot, but Bryant sometimes will move into the slot to take advantage of a mismatch. Bryant went as far as calling Beasley a "rare talent" and praised the third-year receiver's ability to get open and make plays. Beasley has worked to improve his blocking skills, an area of his game he noted needs to get better. Beasley is stronger, which will help him beat press coverage, according to Dallas head coach Jason Garrett.
Fantasy Tip: Beasley is a sleeper candidate to target in the late rounds of PPR drafts. He may be the fourth target some weeks, but Dallas' likely putrid defense could mean even more passing than usual from this wide receiver-friendly system.
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:09:13 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley expanded his route inventory and is going to be a much better player this year, according to wide receivers coach Derek Dooley. He worked in the slot the majority of the time during offseason workouts, but he did also spend time working outside.
Fantasy Tip: Beasley will see fewer targets than Dez Bryant, Jason Witten and Terrance Williams, but in the Cowboy's high-flying offense, he is an intriguing late-round flier. He could develop into a weekly flex play in deep-PPR leagues.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:41:27 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WRs Dez Bryant, Dwayne Harris and Cole Beasley returned punts during the Wednesday, June 18 practice.
Tue, 27 May 2014 10:53:43 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WRs Dwayne Harris and Cole Beasley returned punts as OTAs started Tuesday, May 27.
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:46:07 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley is expected to have a bigger role in the offense Week 16 because of the injuries to WR Terrance Williams (hamstring) and WR Dwayne Harris (hamstring). Beasley said he expects to run some different routes this week.
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 11:47:54 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley could be the team's punt returner and WR Micheal Spurlock could be the kick returner Week 16 if WRs Terrance Williams (hamstring) and Dwayne Harris (hamstring) are not able to play.
Sat, 23 Nov 2013 09:12:25 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley will be active for the team's Week 12 game even though WR Miles Austin (hamstring) is expected to return to the lineup.
Fri, 25 Oct 2013 13:14:39 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 25, and is listed as questionable for Week 8 against the Detroit Lions. Head coach Jason Garrett mentioned possibly resting Austin so that he could be healthy for the second half of the season.
Fantasy Tip: Relying on Austin is a very risky proposition. To be safe, it would be wise to avoid him like the plague. Even if he plays, there is a good chance he'll have his snaps limited. Terrance Williams and Cole Beasley will pick up the slack and are nice sleeper options.
Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:19:55 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) limited in practice again Thursday, Oct. 24.
Fantasy Tip: Austin will likely be questionable for Week 8, and he remains a very risky play. Bump up Terrance Williams and Cole Beasley in your weekly rankings against the Detroit Lions. They both make for intriguing flex options.
Fri, 11 Oct 2013 11:34:29 -0700
Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin (hamstring) will return to action in Week 6 against the Washington Redskins. "I'm playing in the game," Austin said. "I feel fine." WR Terrance Williams caught 11 passes for 222 yards and a touchdown during Austin's two-game absence, and WR Cole Beasley caught seven passes for 63 yards and a score. The Cowboys don't anticipate limiting Austin in the game if he's good to go. "I'm not in control of the reps," Austin said. "I'm going to go out and go every time I get the chance."
Fantasy Tip: We wouldn't be shocked if the Cowboys play it safe and limit his snaps to avoid a setback. Williams has been impressive in Austin's absence, and he should still be a decent flex play against the Redskins. If you have other strong options at wideout, sitting Austin is a safe play.
Mon, 23 Sep 2013 13:25:09 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Dwayne Harris (hip) injured his hip in the first half of the team's Week 3 game and was replaced by WR Cole Beasley.
Sat, 21 Sep 2013 16:44:58 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley could be active for the team's Week 3 game if the team believes WR Dez Bryant (back) will be limited because of his back injury.
Sun, 15 Sep 2013 08:50:12 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys have declared TE Andre P. Smith, LB Caesar Rayford, WR Cole Beasley, OT Darrion Weems, OG David Arkin, LB Ernie Sims, RB Joseph Randle inactive for Week 2.
Sun, 08 Sep 2013 16:05:43 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys have declared DL Anthony Spencer, OG Brian Waters, LB Caesar Rayford, WR Cole Beasley, SS Danny McCray, OT Darrion Weems, RB Lance Dunbar inactive for Week 1.
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:58:05 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley (knee) returned to the practice field this week. It's uncertain how much he'll play, if any, in the preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 29, against the Houston Texans.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 08:38:18 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley (foot), CB Morris Claiborne (knee), C Ryan Cook (back), FS Eric Frampton (calf), FS Matt Johnson (foot), OL Ronald Leary (knee), OG Nate Livings (knee), DT Jay Ratliff (hamstring, hernia), LB Ernie Sims (groin), DE Anthony Spencer (knee) and FS J.J. Wilcox (undisclosed) did not practice Tuesday, Aug. 20.
Sun, 11 Aug 2013 08:25:30 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley (foot) was in a walking boot Saturday, Aug. 10, and is expected to miss some practice time this week. An MRI done on Beasley's foot revealed sprained ligaments and some bone bruising.
Sat, 10 Aug 2013 09:47:11 -0700
Updating a previous report, Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley (foot) is expected to be fine after X-rays on his injured foot came back negative.
Sat, 10 Aug 2013 08:31:51 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley (foot) suffered a foot injury in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 9. He underwent X-rays on the foot but the results are not known at this point.
Tue, 30 Jul 2013 11:13:25 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley (quadriceps) is participating in a walkthrough Tuesday, July, 30. Beasley is not wearing a sleeve on his knee.
Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:55:12 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley (quadriceps) will not participate in practice Monday, July 29, because of quadriceps injury. He hopes to be able to practice Tuesday, July 30.
Wed, 26 Jun 2013 14:11:45 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WRs Cole Beasley, Danny Coale and Anthony Armstrong are expected to compete for the No. 5 wide receiver job during training camp.
Sun, 30 Dec 2012 19:56:28 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley (leg) left the Week 17 game in the fourth quarter against the Washington Redskins due to a leg injury and did not return. The injury forced WR Miles Austin (ankle) back into action.
Sun, 16 Dec 2012 21:23:14 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin had team-highs with seven catches and 79 yards in the Week 15 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. WR Dwayne Harris chipped in with four catches and 46 yards, while WR Cole Beasley added two grabs for 14 yards and WR Kevin Ogletree had a catch for nine yards.
Sat, 24 Nov 2012 06:22:35 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley was targeted 13 times in the team's Week 12 game. Beasley became is a bigger part of the offense after WR Miles Austin (hip) strained his right hip in the first quarter.
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 19:25:12 -0800
Dallas Cowboys WR Dwayne Harris had four receptions for 71 yards in the Week 12 game against the Washington Redskins Thursday, Nov. 22. WR Cole Beasley managed a career-high seven catches for 68 yards.
Fantasy Tip: Harris and Beasley stepped up with WR Miles Austin (hip) departing early and not returning. Harris and Beasley might be useful fantasy options in deeper leagues as flex options if Austin is forced to miss time.
Sun, 21 Oct 2012 08:47:46 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys have declared P Chris Jones, WR Cole Beasley, OG David Arkin, RB DeMarco Murray, LB Kyle Wilber, FS Matt Johnson, DL Sean Lissemore inactive for Week 7.
Fri, 19 Oct 2012 11:43:47 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Kevin Ogletree could see an increased role in the team's Week 7 game if WR Dez Bryant (groin) can't play. WR Dwayne Harris would also play more on offense and handle punt return duties. WR Cole Beasley would likely be activated as well.
Sun, 14 Oct 2012 08:48:49 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys have declared LB Anthony Spencer, P Brian Moorman, WR Cole Beasley, DL Marcus Spears, FS Matt Johnson, LB Orie Lemon, OG Ryan Cook inactive for Week 6.
Sun, 23 Sep 2012 08:46:49 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys have declared LB Alex Albright, WR Cole Beasley, SS Gerald Sensabaugh, DL Jay Ratliff, DL Kenyon Coleman, FS Matt Johnson, C Phil Costa inactive for Week 3.
Sun, 16 Sep 2012 11:58:56 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys have declared WR Andre Holmes, WR Cole Beasley, DL Jay Ratliff, LB Kyle Wilber, CB Mario Butler, FS Matt Johnson, C Phil Costa inactive for Week 2.
Sun, 19 Aug 2012 09:08:47 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Kevin Ogletree is still considered the favorite to win the No. 3 wide receiver job. Ogletree caught four passes for 60 yards in the preseason game Saturday, Aug. 18. He is still competing with WRs Cole Beasley, Dwayne Harris and Andre Holmes for the job. Beasley caught seven passes for 104 yards in the game, and Harris caught four passes for 42 yards and one touchdown.
Mon, 13 Aug 2012 12:15:05 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Andre Holmes and Cole Beasley have performed well during training camp and are candidates to win the No. 3 wide receiver job during camp.
Mon, 13 Aug 2012 09:50:58 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley has been working with the first-team offense in the slot when the Cowboys use three wide receivers. Beasley is expected to see a lot of reps in the team's preseason opener Monday, Aug. 13.
Wed, 08 Aug 2012 06:07:48 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WRs Dez Bryant, Cole Beasley and Dwayne Harris appear to be the candidates to field punts in the preseason opener Monday, Aug. 13.
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 19:05:33 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley is back in training camp, and he had another strong practice Tuesday, Aug. 7. He briefly left the team after informing head coach Jason Garrett that his "heart wasn't in it." However, he returned to camp Sunday, Aug. 5. "That's why we were open-minded to (him returning)," team executive vice president Stephen Jones said. "He obviously had a great minicamp and OTAs. It doesn't surprise us."
Sun, 05 Aug 2012 10:30:44 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley is returning to the team after leaving training camp a few days ago. Beasley will be activated from the Reserve/Left Squad list when he returns.
Sat, 04 Aug 2012 10:28:04 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys are expected to place WR Cole Beasley on the Reserve/Left Squad list.
Fri, 03 Aug 2012 19:06:35 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley (personal) informed the club that he is leaving the team for personal reasons, possibly even a decision to quit football. The team apparently made deliberate attempts to convince him to stay. "It's too early right now, we're still working on that," vice president Stephen Jones said Friday, Aug. 3.
Wed, 11 Jul 2012 05:48:00 -0700
Dallas Cowboys rookie WR Cole Beasley has been compared to New England Patriots WR Wes Welker throughout offseason workouts - a comparison that frustrates Beasley. He considers himself to be a bit more versatile than Welker. "I get tired of it a little bit because I feel like I have a little bit more speed than Wes Welker does," Beasley said. "He's got a little bigger frame than me but I feel like I've got a little more versatility to my game than he does. I do have similarities with him but I feel like I can play a little bit more outside (than Welker does), as well as inside."
Sun, 24 Jun 2012 19:04:53 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys hold their annual Dallas Day workouts before the draft for players with ties to the local area. Former WR Patrick Crayton is the biggest success story from past workouts, but current RB Phillip Tanner is an example on the current roster of a player who caught the eye of the team in Dallas Day workouts. Four players were inked as a result of these workouts this year. LB Adrian Hamilton is a pass rusher who has a chance to make the team. CB Isaac Madison earned some reps with the first-team nickel package, and will be fighting for a fifth cornerback job in training camp. WR Cole Beasley might be another option in the pass game, while RB Lance Dunbar will be fighting for the No. 3 running back job. Dunbar will also get a chance to impress on kickoff returns.
Thu, 31 May 2012 06:14:39 -0700
Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley is slowly working himself into consideration for the third or fourth receiver spot. Beasley is one of the team's sharpest route-runners. He took some reps with the first-team offense alongside WRs Dez Bryant and Miles Austin during organized team activities Wednesday, May 30.
Mon, 30 Apr 2012 09:22:57 -0700
The Dallas Cowboys announced Monday, April 30, they have agreed to terms with undrafted rookie free-agent OT Jeff Adams (Columbia), OT Levy Adcock (Oklahoma State), WR Cole Beasley (Southern Methodist), WR Tim Benford (Tennessee Tech), TE George Bryan (North Carolina State), OT Taylor Dever (Notre Dame), RB Lance Dunbar (North Texas), OG Harland Gunn (Miami), WR Saalim Hakim (Tarleton State), LB Adrian Hamilton (Prairie View A&M), LS Charley Hughlett (Central Florida), WR Donavon Kemp (UTEP), OG Ronald Leary (Memphis), CB Isaac Madison (Arkansas), OT Tyrone Novikoff (Idaho), RB Darrell Scott (South Florida), CB Lionel Smith (Texas A&M), TE Andrew Szczerba (Penn State), LB Aston Whiteside (Abilene Christian), S Eddie Whitley (Virginia Tech) and CB Troy Woolfolk (Michigan).