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Seahawks WR Metcalf to flee at USA track match

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  • Brady HendersonESPN

SEATTLE — DK Metcalf established his credentials as one in every of the NFL’s fastest gamers along with his famend trot-down of Arizona Cardinals security Budda Baker.

The Seattle Seahawks wide receiver will now test his tempo in opposition to sprinters.

He’s competing within the United States Notice and Field Golden Games and Distance Originate, which is Sunday in Walnut, California. USATF’s site lists Metcalf among the many contributors within the 100-meter crawl.

Metcalf hinted at his participation within the match in a tweet on Monday.

Moreover to starring in soccer and basketball at Oxford High Faculty in Mississippi, the 6-foot-4, 229-pound Metcalf modified into as soon as a standout hurdler and lengthy-jumper. He ran a 4.33-2d 40-yard crawl on the 2019 scouting mix and reached a first-rate tempo of 22.64 mph when he chased down Baker closing October, in accordance with NFL Next Gen Stats. At the time, that modified into as soon as the 2d-fastest tempo any NFL participant had reached in pursuit in 2020.

Metcalf made the Reliable Bowl closing season after catching 83 passes for a franchise-file 1,303 yards.

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