If you want to be the best in the NFL, then it makes all the sense in the world to learn from someone that once dominated the league. According to 247 Sports, Randy Moss has been training Cole Beasley of the Dallas Cowboys. If Moss is successful, then Beasley could become a Pro Bowl player soon.
With Tony Romo going down twice to a collarbone injury, the Dallas Cowboys offense was a bit of a mess last season. Brandon Weeden, Matt Cassel, and Kellen Moore attempted to keep the ship afloat, but none of them were able to make it happen.
Despite all the ineptness from the quarterback position, Cole Beasley still managed to have himself a pretty good season for the Dallas Cowboys. The 5-foot-8 wide receiver managed to pull in 52 receptions for 536 yards. Beasley also scored five touchdowns on the season. Those numbers could have been much better with a healthy Tony Romo.
When he joined the team as a non-drafted free agent, the Dallas Cowboys were not expecting much from Cole Beasley. They were hoping that he could help out on special teams. Beasley, however, overachieved and ended up being one of the rare NFL players to receive a multiple-year contract with $7 million guaranteed for a player who walked on, as reported by ESPN.
Cole Beasley is valuable to the Dallas Cowboys because he is savvy and brave enough to work the soft part of coverages. The Dallas native knows how to get himself open so that Tony Romo can keep drives going.
Dez Bryant and Jason Witten are two of the best at their respective positions in the NFL. They become that much more dangerous if opposing defensive coordinators are required to put focus on Cole Beasley. The flip side is true as well, as Bryant and Witten clear out a lot of space underneath for Beasley.
Cole Beasley is going to have to compete for catches and snaps with Terrance Williams, who is set to become a free agent. Williams disappointed when Dez Bryant was sidelined, but many feel that he will step it up so he can cash in.
When the regular season ended, many felt that the Dallas Cowboys would improve their defense tremendously. That did not happen, so the Cowboys are going to need their offense to be even more potent if they want a chance at returning to the NFL Playoffs.
It also does not help the Dallas Cowboys that starting middle linebacker Rolando McClain will not be available for the majority of the season. The former Alabama Crimson Tide star has been suspended for ten games because he violated the substance abuse policy set forth by the NFL, as reported by ESPN.
Relying solely on one side of the football is not the best way to succeed in the NFL. However, the Dallas Cowboys have to play with the unfortunate cards that they have been dealt. Solutions are hard to find this late in the year, so guys like Cole Beasley will need to step up.
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