Cole Beasley WR DAL 1 Month

Cowboys receivers coach Derek Dooley said WR Cole Beasley will have an expanded role this season.

Limited almost exclusively to the slot in 2013, Dooly said Beasley will need to play outside some this season. "He's really expanded his route inventory," Dooly continued. "He's going to be a much better player than he was last year." With Miles Austin out of the picture, Beasley has a great shot to earn the No. 3 receiver duties in a Cowboys' offense that should throw a ton under new OC Scott Linehan. Beasley could carry some PPR value this season.

Cole Beasley WR DAL 7 Months

Cole Beasley had one catch for nine yards in Week 17 against the Eagles.

Beasley had just two targets and didn't make his first catch until the fourth quarter. He saw limited snaps behind Terrance Williams and Miles Austin and played the slot in four-wide sets. Beasley finishes the 2013 season with 38 receptions, 368 yards, and two touchdowns.

Cole Beasley WR DAL 7 Months

Cole Beasley caught two passes for 29 yards in Sunday's Week 16 win at Washington.

Beasley made a season-saving play for the Cowboys, hauling in a 20-yard catch on a 4th-and-6 to keep a fourth-quarter drive alive. He'll remain the Cowboys' fourth receiver in their "win or go home" Week 17 game against the Eagles.

Cole Beasley WR DAL 7 Months

Cole Beasley caught three passes for 19 yards in Dallas' Week 15 loss to the Packers.

Beasley's presence was only really felt on the Cowboys' final play, where his miscommunication with Tony Romo resulted in a game-ending interception. Beasley will be a low-end WR4 for PPR purposes in Week 16.

Cole Beasley WR DAL 8 Months

Cole Beasley caught two passes for 20 yards and one touchdown in Week 14 against the Bears.

Beasley saw three targets on the night. Both of his catches were tough grabs. On an opening-drive third-and-three, Beasley reeled in a bullet of a pass over the middle for a first down. Then, late in the game he secured a nine-yard touchdown while leaping over the top of Major Wright in the back of the end zone. Beasley is the No. 4 receiver in Dallas and has no re-draft value.

Cole Beasley WR DAL 8 Months

Cole Beasley caught three balls for 19 yards in the Cowboys' Week 13 win over Oakland.

Beasley deserves credit for efficiently securing all three of his targets against the Raiders, but he has no fantasy value with Miles Austin healthy.

Cole Beasley WR DAL 9 Months

Cole Beasley had one catch for 18 yards in Week 10 against the Saints.

Beasley was targeted just four times in a game where Tony Romo completed only 10 passes. With Miles Austin (hamstring) still week to week, he continues to play the slot in all three-wide sets. Beasley isn't worth stashing with the Cowboys on a bye in Week 11 and is barely on the WR4 radar.

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Cole Beasley caught six passes for 68 yards in Week 9 against the Vikings.

Cole Beasley WR DAL 9 Months

Cole Beasley was held to one catch for six yards in Dallas' Week 8 loss to the Lions.

Beasley was targeted just three times on an afternoon where Tony Romo completed only 14 passes. The dud snaps a string of three straight four-catch performances. Beasley remains on the radar as a WR4 in PPR leagues.

Cole Beasley WR DAL 9 Months

Cole Beasley caught six passes for 53 yards in Sunday's Week 7 win at Philadelphia.

It's time for deep-league PPR owners to take Beasley seriously. A typically small, quick slot receiver, he has 14 catches for 144 yards and one touchdown over the last three weeks. With the Cowboys offense clicking, there's no reason to think that kind of usage will stop heading into a Week 8 matchup at Detroit.