DK Metcalf
DK Metcalf
23-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Seattle Seahawks
2020 Fantasy Outlook
A poor showing in the combine agility drills (three-cone drill and short shuttle) dinged Metcalf's draft stock, and the Seahawks wisely bought low with the 64th overall pick in last year's draft. Metcalf's numbers were solid enough - 15.5 YPC, 9.0 YPT and four catches of 40-plus on only 100 targets - but they don't include the wild-card game when he torched the Eagles for 160 yards and a score. What stands out most about Metcalf is his freakish size/speed combination - think Terrell Owens with more speed, or Julio Jones with more muscle. At 6-4, 229, and running a 4.33 40, Metcalf is off the charts athletically, and his 40.5-inch vertical leap and 134-inch broad jump show his explosiveness. He'll never be the quick-in-and-out-of-breaks slot type, but that hardly matters when you can run past, jump above and overpower the unlucky defender who happens to be assigned to you. Metcalf is also ideally built for red-zone work - 18 targets last season - and likely will get more work from in close during his second season. It also helps to be paired with one of the league's elite quarterbacks in Russell Wilson, who routinely makes downfield throws after escaping the pocket, though it hurts that the Seahawks are so run-heavy (23rd in pass attempts). Moreover, Tyler Lockett is still around as a co-No. 1, and the Seahawks acquired tight end Greg Olsen this offseason. Read Past Outlooks
RANKS
$Signed a four-year, $4.58 million contract with the Seahawks in May of 2019.
Snares two scores in loss
WRSeattle Seahawks
January 9, 2021
Metcalf caught five of 11 targets for 96 yards and two touchdowns in Saturday's 30-20 wild-card loss to the Rams.
ANALYSIS
Metcalf was only targeted once over the first four drives, and when he was finally targeted again midway through the second quarter, Rams cornerback Darious Williams hopped in front of the pass, intercepting it and taking it the other way for six points. His fate changed on the next drive, however, as Russell Wilson scrambled left and threw a deep pass to Metcalf for a 51-yard touchdown -- the Seahawks' longest play of the day. Metcalf ended up being Wilson's top target, and he added a 12-yard touchdown reception in garbage time. It was overall an electric sophomore season for Metcalf, as he finished with 83 receptions (129 targets) for 1,303 yards -- seventh in the league -- and 10 touchdowns. Metcalf just turned 23 years old in December; there's no ceiling on his upside.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do DK Metcalf's 2020 advanced stats compare to other wide receivers?
This section compares his advanced stats 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. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Air Yards Per Game
106.5
 
Air Yards Per Snap
1.74
 
% Team Air Yards
39.1%
 
% Team Targets
23.9%
 
Avg Depth of Target
13.3 Yds
 
Catch Rate
64.8%
 
Drop Rate
7.8%
 
Avg Yds After Catch
5.1
 
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2020 DK Metcalf Split Stats
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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.
Height
6' 4"
 
Weight
229 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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16 days ago
With Ben Roethlisberger back in at quarterback Diontae Johnson should see his target volume spike back upward against a reeling Cleveland defense.
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.
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Shut down in season finale
WRSeattle Seahawks
January 3, 2021
Metcalf was held to three receptions (nine targets) for 21 yards in Sunday's 26-23 win over the 49ers.
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Makes six catches vs. Rams
WRSeattle Seahawks
December 27, 2020
Metcalf caught six of eight targets for 59 yards during Sunday's 20-9 win over the Rams.
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Quiet in win over Washington
WRSeattle Seahawks
December 20, 2020
Metcalf caught five of six targets for 43 yards in Sunday's 20-15 win over Washington.
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Hauls in 10th TD of season
WRSeattle Seahawks
December 13, 2020
Metcalf caught six of eight targets for 61 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 40-3 win over the Jets.
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Can't repeat heroics
WRSeattle Seahawks
December 6, 2020
Metcalf recorded five receptions on eight targets for 80 yards in Week 13's loss to the Giants.
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