Cole Beasley: Cowboys front office ‘pushes’ WR targets
The Dallas Cowboys let offensive coordinator Scott Linehan proceed final week. Will Cole Beasley be the next Cowboy to trip on out of city?
Beasley, an impending free agent, engaged in an impromptu A.M.A. on Twitter on Tuesday and raised speculation that he’s going to no longer be returning to the Cowboys whereas criticizing the character and source of Dallas’ play-calling.
“Utilization is more crucial than money,” Beasley said responding to a follower who wished essentially one of the most effective of both worlds for the longtime Cowboys cross-catcher in free company.
When prompted with the retort that, with Linehan out the door, Beasley could per chance be utilized more, the Cowboys wideout said that decision is decrease than correct the offensive coordinator.
“Truthfully, the entrance build of enterprise pushes who they must ranking the ball to,” Beasley tweeted. “I bear now not been a broad precedence in that regard. Per chance that will exchange nevertheless I am no longer determined. More balls procedure my technique in 2 minute (sic) drill the build nothing is deliberate.
“I build no longer need the ball the total time. True more than 3 targets a game. Is 5 to 8 targets a game at least too powerful to inquire of?”
Beasley averaged 6.14 targets per game before Dallas purchased No. 1 receiver Amari Cooper from the Oakland Raiders and 4.forty five targets per game after the swap, in conjunction with the postseason. On your whole, he averaged 5.11 targets per game, in conjunction with playoffs.
The little receiver clarified his complaints over targets build no longer portend an assured departure, nevertheless it be no longer a correct signal.
“Does not imply I am long gone,” the receiver typed. “I’m going to play wherever the build I’m able to ranking more of an impact. I would worship for that to be Dallas or wherever else that will give me more pops to ranking an impact. I correct wanna ball. It be exhausting with 3 to 4 opps a game.”
Beasley also added that his comments had been no longer supposed to copy poorly on Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott.
“I worship my QB and I am one in every of his favorites,” Beasley tweeted.
The 29-twelve months-passe logged the 2d-most effective season of his profession in 2018 with 65 receptions on 85 targets and 672 yards, merely about doubling his receiving metrics from 2017.
The Cowboys are targeting an in-residence candidate, likely quarterbacks coach Kellen Moore, to exchange Linehan as offensive coordinator. Dallas bear seven receivers signed to its roster for the 2019 season: Cooper, Michael Gallup, Allen Hurns, Terrance Williams, Noah Brown, Cedrick Wilson and Devin Smith.