Beasley’s safe hands are significant for the Dallas offense

Cowboys WR Cole Beasley finished 2016 with the fifth lowest drop rate among receivers.

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Beasley’s safe hands are significant for the Dallas offense


  • Dallas Cowboys WR Cole Beasley was targeted 92 times last season, catching 75 of those on 77 catchable passes, recording the fifth lowest drop rate among wide receivers with a minimum of 50 percent of their team’s targets.
  • He led the league’s QB-WR combinations with a 122.8 passer rating when targeted, offering QB Dak Prescott one of the more dependable targets in the league in 2016.
  • Beasley edged out Packers WR Jordy Nelson, scoring five touchdowns without an interception when targeted.
  • He finished 10th in yards per route run (2.08), generating 840 receiving yards on 403 pass routes run.
  • Beasley boosted his production in the slot, ranking fifth in yards per route run, and second in catch rate.

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