Seahawks WR D.K. Metcalf Undergoing Knee Surgery, Optimism He’ll Be Ready For Week 1


Seahawks HC Pete Carroll told reports after Sunday’s preseason game that rookie WR D.K. Metcalf needs knee surgery and he should have the procedure on Tuesday, per Tom Pelissero

Pelissero reports that Metcalf’s injury happened a few days ago.

Carroll said doctors have a clear look on the MRI and think it will be a really quick recovery. However, he offered no details regarding the type of surgery Metcalf will have. 

Carroll added that they’re “very optimistic” that Metcalf will be available for Week 1.

Metcalf, 21, was the No. 64 overall pick in the second round by the Seahawks out of Ole Miss. Seattle traded up to select him and exchanged the No. 77 and No. 118 picks for him. 

Metcalf signed a four-year, $4,586,054 rookie contract including an $1,355,312 signing bonus with the Seahawks. 

During his three-year college career at Ole Miss, Metcalf caught 67 passes for 1,228 yards receiving and 14 touchdowns over the course of 21 games.

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