Cole Beasley commenced his career with the Dallas Cowboys. He continued to play football for them for almost 7 seasons. Then in 2019, he decided to join the Bills. But he remained associated with Bills till 2021 only. Cole has garnered a name and reputation for himself due to his excellent skills and talent.
But he also ends up getting involved in controversies. He was part of the anti-vaccine brigade and did not allow to receive COVID vaccine. Beasley is considered quite bold as he has always been vocal about many NFL rules, which according to him, don’t make much sense.
In October, he revealed that he would be retiring. But the latest update is that he is all set to return to Buffalo to take part in the playoffs. Beasley is all set to play again. He will be joining his former team. According to reports, Buffalo Bills have signed Beasley to be a part of their practice squad.
His addition will help the team as the slot receiver. Beasley’s retirement news was quite sudden. He had been practicing hard being a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad. He played for Tampa Bay for two games and did really well. But he retired after 2 weeks.
Cole Beasley Retirement Reason Revealed
The reason for his retirement has been revealed by Beasley’s agent, Joel Turner. According to Joel, Beasley desires to spend some time with his family. He has given a lot of time to the game, and now Beasley wants to enjoy time with his family. The 33-year-old is married to Kyrstin Beasley and has three kids. He frequently posts pictures of Kyrstin and the kids.
Beasley is quite active on Twitter, and he revealed a major update while replying to a fan. When a user asked him the reason for retiring from the Buccaneers, Beasley said that the Buccaneers were not making effective use of him. He somehow felt his talent was being overshadowed.
Taking a dig at his former team, he said that they now have many players who were mindlessly being paid huge bucks for doing nothing. Beasley doesn’t want to be part of such a team anymore.
Beasley had asked for a trade-off from the Bills. But he failed to get any trading partners. So he was left with no option but to get released. But soon, it was revealed that Beasley was going to make a comeback as he was all set to join Buffalo.
The Bills Buffalo have been trying to get veterans to strengthen their team. They desired to host Odell Beckham, but he did not sign in. So they decided to get their former player back. Beasley played for the Bills from 2019-2021.
Why Did Buffalo Bills Let Go of Beasley Initially?
Beasley and the Buffalo Bills parted ways in March 2022. He played for the Bills for two years and was a phenomenal player for them. But he requested a trade-off and got released. At that time, the general manager of Bills had expressed that the team hoped to get him back.
Beasley remained silent initially. Once he became a free agent, he expressed his opinions. Beasley made it clear that the decision had both positives and negatives. Beasley frequently interacted with the Bills fans and thanked them for all the love and support they showered on him. He tweeted that he had incredible fun while playing football for Buffalo Bills. The time and crowd will be dearly missed by him.
But he did mention that things were not the same as before, so he desired to quit. Talking about his performance, he was incredible for the Bills. He managed to cross the 1,000-yard mark and won appreciation. His defense game and other tactics helped the Bills secure many victories.
The Vaccination Controversy
Things took a turn for Beasley when the world started discussing COVID-19 and vaccination. Beasley became a trending topic due to his firm opinion against vaccination. Beasley tweeted that he would prefer to build his immunity in a natural manner. It is better to eat healthily and take steps to improve your immunity naturally.
He isn’t against vaccination, but if given a choice, he would never let himself be injected with any unnatural substance. Beasley went a step ahead when he said that he would buy unvaccinated fans tickets for the game. Beasley tested positive for Covid later. Beasley’s anti-vaccination stand was considered one of the reasons for his exit from the Buffalo Bills.