Cole Beasley most "athletic" Dallas Cowboy?

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  1. Truthteller

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    Video shows that Cole Beasley might be the Dallas Cowboys’ most athletic player


    [video=youtube;zAiXuptvlzM]http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=zAiXuptvlzM[/video]

    http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/2...-throws-down-a-pair-of-impressive-dunks.html/

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    I've seen this video all around the Net, including at nfl.com. If Beasley is officially "listed" at 5'8", there is a pretty good chance he's even shorter than that. Likely 5'7", perhaps even a shade smaller? Which makes this video of him dunking basketball's, Spud Webb style, even more amazing!

    Too bad he's still regarded as a "bubble player" for the Cowboys. Good news for him, is Welker and Amendola were once considered "bubble players" and have gone on to be highly paid NFL stars.

    Another negative, is if Beasley does solidify a roster spot, it could very well spell the end for very talented, ex-draft pick Danny Coale, who missed last season due to lingering injuries.
     
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  2. celticdb15

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    He just signed 4year 15million extension with Cowboys!!
     
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    Cole has the best chance this season to defy the odds against White receivers in the Caste NFL and become a star. Check out what this Cowboys beat writer wrote:

    Question: Star receivers work best when there’s a second legit decoy option. Can Witten or Beasley still fill that void?

    Bob Sturm: I think that Cole Beasley has a chance to make a run at 80-100 catches this year if they want. He absolutely has the tools to be a terror underneath and he has shown he knows what to do with it. If Romo is throwing the ball more, it is about finding matchups. Williams is not really an underneath guy, so I look to Beasley, if he can stay healthy, to be along with Dunbar, the types of guys who attack underneath the coverage in 11 personnel situations for 5-7 targets a game.

    http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/2...le-beasley-could-be-a-terror-underneath.html/
     
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    have you guys seen it? https://247sports.com/nfl/dallas-co...Deion-Sanders-for-suggesting-paycut-116823399

    Cole Beasley fires back at Deion Sanders for suggesting paycut
    Dez Bryant should take a pay cut because he hasn't played well in years

    Dez Bryant taking a pay cut has been one of the primary discussion topics of the offseason for the Dallas Cowboys. On a performance basis, there isn't a question. He makes far more money than he deserves too. Receivers who haven't gained 1,000 yards in three seasons shouldn't make $16 million per season, and as Bryant's play continues to decline, his contract should reflect his status as a good, but not great player. Just don't tell that to Deion Sanders, who took the conversation in a wildly different directing by suggesting on 105.3 The Fan that Cole Beasley and Jason Witten were not asked to take pay cuts because they are white.

    This is insane on several levels, the primary one being how much they are actually making. Witten and Beasley combine to make only around $12 million next season according to Spotrac. Bryant will make $16.5 million. Beasley's contract is particularly egregious. He is entering the final year of a four-year, $13.6 million pact that is worth less in total than Bryant makes per season. As such, Beasley was downright offended when Sanders, a former team legend who has vocally supported Bryant for years, suggested that he was the one who needed to leave money on the table.

    "I'm confused why this is even a topic at all," Beasley said on Twitter, "3 wr’s are getting paid more than me on the team. Sounds like fishin to me. So is it supposed to be a race thing. I’m underpaid boss. 1 bad year now y’all wanna talk. U got it bro. I mean it’s fine. I’m a short little white dude so they write me off. Ask anybody who knows me. When I’m on the court/field they see I’m not your “typical” white boy."

    Beasley has every right to be furious. Albert Wilson, a fellow slot receiver, just got a $24 million deal over three years despite never topping 42 catches or reaching 600 yards. Beasley's numbers from last season. Beasley caught 75 passes for over 800 yards in 2016, and he is making far less money. Even if we treat Beasley's 36-catch, 314-yard season as the new normal, he is still not making enough money. Taylor Gabriel caught 33 passes for 378 yards last season... and got a four-year, $26 million deal. Beasley isn't just underpaid. He is on one of the most team-friendly contracts in all of football. And Sanders thinks he should be making even less?

    It's insulting. This has nothing to do with race. You could argue that Witten doesn't produce at the level of an $8 million tight end anymore. That is more or less what Trey Burton just got on the open market from the Chicago Bears despite never being a full-time starter, but he has upside that Witten doesn't anymore. It's reasonable to suggest that he is overpaid. But when one of the two players in this conversation is criminally underpaid and the two combine to make less than 75 percent of what Bryant does on his own, suggesting that they are overpaid on the basis of race is utterly ridiculous. It is unnecessary instigation on Sanders' part for a team that has enough off-field controversy to deal with.

    Beasley isn't the only white Cowboys receiver who isn't a fan of Sanders, though. Ryan Switzer jumped to his defense on Twitter, saying "It’s okay bease, apparently Deion referred to me as 'that other little dude that looks like Beasley.'"

    This is not meant to say that football is immune to racism and that all contracts and roster spots are awarded on merit. They aren't. But there is absolutely no merit to this particular criticism, and Sanders should know that the Cowboys don't operate that way after Jerry Jones made him the highest-paid defensive player in the NFL in 1995. All the Cowboys want to do is win. When a player like Bryant isn't producing and is getting paid as if he is, it makes it that much harder for the team to do so. That is the only reason the Cowboys would want Bryant to give up some money. It has nothing to do with race.
     
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    I bet Beasley could say a whole lot more than what he has, which is just the tip of the iceberg. He briefly retired a few years back, and the speculation then, at least on CF, was it was because he didn't want to put up with the racist abuse he was receiving. Gotta love when that article says, "This is not meant to say that football is immune to racism." Football is pretty much based on racism, but the author of course is referring to anti-black racism, which has been gone from the NFL for oh, about 40 or 50 years now.

    Sanders has always been a self-promoting buffoon, and a racist to boot. And since that article was written, Bryant was released by the Cowboys and has yet to be signed by another team.
     
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    Sanders should be out of a job and there's no use saying " if the roles were reversed, etc, etc...". We all know the double standards.

    Good to see Beasley and Switzer telling it like it is. (At least as much as they can).

    Screw the racist entity that is the "NFL"...
     
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    People need to start openly calling Sanders and others like him what they really are, racists and bigots. It has to be said and repeated endlessly, just like they do to whites.

    Deion Sanders is a racist and a bigot.
     
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    It's very cool to see Ryan Switzer come to Beasley's defense. Beasley is highly aggressive when it comes to defending himself and seems to be the opposite of most white players (many of whom are forced to be humble boy-scout types to survive) in the NFL. With Diva Dez cut, I'd love to see Beasley and Switzer flying all over the field in 2018.

    Like so many black former players turned commentators, Deion is a bipolar headcase. Sometimes, he's as anti-white as a can be on TV. In other instances, he'll be highly complimentary of white skill players, particularly those on the Patriots. The one certainty is that Sanders (like all blacks) is highly sensitive to all racial matters. It bothered him so much that the Pats had a 3 starting white WR's that he even asked Danny Amendola about it during a pre-Superbowl interview a few months back. At the 20-second mark...

     

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