DK Metcalf
DK Metcalf
21-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Seattle Seahawks
2019 Fantasy Outlook
The Seahawks under offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer rarely throw - they were last with 427 passing attempts last year - but someone has to receive those targets. With Doug Baldwin retiring and returning top receiver Tyler Lockett seeing only 70 targets last year, Metcalf could step into a large role right away. At 6-3, 228, and with 4.33 speed, he's a freak in the Julio Jones mold, a rare athlete at the position you'll see once every five years. But his times in the agility drills at the combine were terrible, and it's possible that caused him to slip to the back of the second round. Look for Lockett to see most of his work in the slot, and Metcalf to vie for targets on the outside, both down the field and in the red zone. David Moore is still around, however, and the team used its fourth-round pick on Gary Jennings, another athletic wideout who was more productive than Metcalf in college. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $4.58 million contract with the Seahawks in May of 2019.
Impressing Russell Wilson
WRSeattle Seahawks
June 13, 2019
Metcalf is making a strong impression on quarterback Russell Wilson, who says the rookie has intelligence to match his physical skills, John Boyle of reports. "Everybody knows about [Metcalf's] ability to run and jump and catch and all that" Wilson said. "But I think more than anything else, it's his brain, how he processes information, how quickly he understands it. He's really intelligent, he understands the game really well."
The Seahawks have used Tyler Lockett, Jaron Brown and David Moore as their top three wideouts during OTAs and minicamp, but there will be plenty of time this summer for Metcalf to leapfrog either Brown or Moore. Even if he doesn't win a Week 1 starting job, the rookie should at least serve as a part-time deep threat for Wilson, who ranked second in the league last season with a 122.9 passer rating on throws more than 20 yards downfield. With 4.33 speed and a 40.5-inch vertical leap at 6-foot-3, 228 pounds, Metcalf should be useful on deep passes even if he's slow to pick up on the intricacies of NFL-caliber route running. It sounds like Wilson is optimistic about the rookie being more than a one-trick pony.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do DK Metcalf's measurables compare to other wide receivers?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
6' 3"
228 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.33 sec
Shuttle Time
4.50 sec
Cone Drill
7.38 sec
Vertical Jump
40.5 in
Broad Jump
134 in
Bench Press
27 reps
Hand Length
9.88 in
Arm Length
34.88 in
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Freefall stops in Seattle
WRSeattle Seahawks
April 26, 2019
The Seahawks selected Metcalf in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft, 64th overall.
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Poor agility scores raise questions
WRFree Agent
March 3, 2019
Metcalf turned in top-10 percentile scores in his jumps and in his 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine, but he also posted 3-Cone and shuttle scores that were in the bottom five percentile among receivers, per
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Impressive 40-yard dash time
WRFree Agent
March 3, 2019
Metcalf logged a 4.33-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine, Chase Goodbread of reports.
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Checks box at weigh-in
WRFree Agent
February 28, 2019
Metcalf measured in at 6-foot-3 3/8 and 228 pounds at the NFL Scouting Combine, Charles Robinson of Yahoo! Sports reports.
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Ready for pre-draft process
WRFree Agent
January 25, 2019
Metcalf (neck) has been cleared for all football activities with no limitations, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
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