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Cole Beasley dominates in the desert with career-best game

Cole Beasley dominates in the desert with career-best game
Posted at 1:50 AM, Dec 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-08 01:50:47-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. [WKBW] — If you ask Stefon Diggs, his teammate Cole Beasley is always open. Against the San Francisco 49ers on Monday Night Football Diggs was right, as Beasley played his best game with the Bills.

"His presence is like a superhero and he reminds me of the Flash," Dion Dawkins said about Beasley after the win. "He’s extremely quick, not a little kid but he's just a go-getter. He's out there, he has his fun, he says his little comments and he goes hard at 150 miles per hour. He continues to do it over and over again and when I see him I see the Flash."

On Monday night, Beasley had nine receptions for 130 yards and a touchdown. With his big game, Beasley is now at 797 yards on the season, surpassing the 778 yards he had in 15 games last season.

“I was a little disappointed in my play last week," Beasley said. "I was excited for another chance to play better for my teammates."

With every passing week, the trust between quarterback Josh Allen and his top two targets seems to grow. That was evident Monday, as Diggs and Beasley combined for 19 receptions on 22 targets.

"It's time on task," head coach Sean McDermott said about the chemistry between Allen and his wide receivers. "Spending more and more time going through different looks, and getting all the reps they've gotten now to this point of the season."

Beasley's big day got started early. In the first half, Beasley had 113 receiving yards. His career-best for an entire game prior to tonight was 112 yards. So yeah, Beasley went off.

“Anytime I can get a few deep ones, a few big gains, that helps me a lot. I do a lot of work underneath so any time I can get over the top of behind the defense that definitely helps.”

In two games in Arizona this season [Week 10 & Week 13], Beasley has 20 catches for 239 yards and two touchdowns. When asked about his success in the desert, Beasley laughed and said "it's the grass, I like the grass."

And while Beasley's game was impressive, his touchdown celebration stole the show. Beasley was picked up by guard Jon Feliciano, who rocked him to sleep and laid him on the ground.

“Feliciano came up with that idea at practice the other day and I told him If I got into the end zone I’d let him rock me to sleep," Beasley said with a smile. "He did a good job and I was really happy he came and found me when I got in there.”

It was an exceptional celebration for a player having his best season as a pro. It's safe to say, nobody will be sleeping on Beasley after a performance like he had Monday.

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