Beasley’s best game of the year came in a 23-16 victory over the Broncos, when he was credited with 3 1/2 sacks. Broncos right tackle Ty Sambrailo struggled the entire game against Beasley, who was in on a sack in each quarter and forced two fumbles. Beasley’s second strip-sack of the game resulted in a huge loss midway through the third quarter.
Beasley has a great burst off the edge, but also does a good job of using his hands to keep opposing linemen off of him.
The deal, which cannot be finalized until March 9, was originally reported as a one-for-one swap for oft-injured left tackle Branden Albert, who was pegged for release by the Dolphins late last week until the Jaguars expressed interest.
The teams have an agreement in place to trade Albert, the Miami Herald reported , but that deal is pending Albert’s representation meeting with the Jaguars Monday night to work out his contract situation. The Dolphins would get a seventh-round pick in 2018 in the proposed deal.
Both trades are pending player physicals.
The Jaguars expressed last-minute interest in Albert on Thursday, giving Basketball Jerseys the Dolphins pause after reportedly informing the two-time Pro Bowler earlier in the day he would be released in a salary purge along with defensive end Mario Williams, who was cut.