DK Metcalf, Seahawks agree to a three-year, $72 million Extension, now the NFL sixth-highest-paid wide Receiver

Seattle Seahawks No need to worry about deadlock with DK Metcalf (For ESPN three-year, $72 million extension: $58.2 million guaranteed (confirmed by JOSINA Anderson

of CBS Sports, according to ESPN). Metcalf was heading into the final year of his rookie contract.

Metcalf will receive a signing bonus of $30 million, the most for a wide receiver in league history. Only Tyreek Hill ($30 million), Davante Adams ($28 million), DeAndre Hopkins ($27,250,000), Cooper Kupp ($26,700,000) and AJ Brown ($25 million) have more.

Metcalf, who reported to Seahawks camp, won’t practice without a new contract and isn’t worried about reaching a long-term extension. Former Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson congratulated his former teammate on his new contract.

Metcalf has already made a historic start in Seattle, with 216 receptions for 3,170 yards and 29 touchdowns in his first three seasons, an average of 14.7 yards per reception. He is one of the eight players. NFL 200 receptions, 3,000 yards, 25 touchdowns per reception, and an average of more than 14 yards per reception after his first three seasons, tied with players like Randy Moss and Jerry Rice. Derek Hill and many others.

Metcalf finished last season with 75 catches for 967 yards and 12 touchdowns. He finished with the best percentage drop of his career of 3.1.

The Seahawks signed Metcalf for the foreseeable future, giving him a chance to test the free agent market at its best if he so chooses.

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