Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley joins the list of players whose season is over.
Beasley was downgraded to out for Sunday’s regular-season finale against Philadelphia and won’t make the trip with the Cowboys, the team announced Saturday. Beasley didn’t practice all week with an illness.
It marks the end of a disappointing year for Beasley. He finishes with 36 catches for 314 yards and four touchdowns in 15 games. The lone highlights were a career-long 54-yard reception earlier this month at New York and a pair of two-touchdown games against Green Bay and Kansas City.
Beasley, 28, led the Cowboys in receiving last year. He was coming off a year in which he set career highs with 75 catches for 833 yards. He also matched his career-best with five touchdowns.
But Beasley struggled to replicate that success this season.
Beasley will enter the final year of a four-year contract next season. Beasley will earn $3.25 million in base salary and count $4.25 million against the salary cap.
Along with Beasley, the Cowboys will also be without left tackle Tyron Smith (back/ knee), cornerback Orlando Scandrick (back), defensive tackle David Irving (concussion) and defensive end Benson Mayowa (back/ illness). Smith and Scandrick were placed on injured reserve earlier this week, and the Cowboys promoted WR Lance Lenoir and OL Kadeem Edwards from the practice squad.