Dallas Cowboys WR Miles Austin: A Rundown Of His 2009 Receptions

June 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Miles Austin was obviously the Cowboys’ best receiver last season, and perhaps the team’s MVP.  Who knows where the Cowboys might have finished the year if Austin hadn’t broken out in Kansas City in Week 5?
On Friday, I posted a breakdown of Roy Williams’ 2009 catches , explaining why he was far superior over the middle of the field as compared to the sides. Today, I’ll do the same for Miles Austin.
Recently, coach Wade Phillips has insinuated that Austin might be the Cowboys’ primary slot receiver in three-receiver sets . At the very least, he is going to see far more action there than he did in 2009.
I think the move to slot receiver is a good one. Austin is already a quick cat and he’s lost nearly 10 pounds off of last year’s playing weight.
A quicker Miles Austin? Uh oh.
Now of course, Austin will not be in the slot all the time, even in three-receiver sets.  The best solution, I...

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