DK Metcalf signs three-year extension with the Seattle Seahawks worth $72 Million

As reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Seattle Seahawks star wide receiver DK Metcalf is expected to sign a three-year, $72 million extension with the organization.   The 24-year-old Metcalf is guaranteed $58.2 million, and will also reportedly receive a $30 million signing bonus — the most for a wide receiver in NFL history.

The fourth-year receiver caught 75 passes for 967 yards and 12 touchdowns this past season behind center for the Seahawks. In his 2020 Pro Bowl season, Metcalf finished with a team-best 1,303 yards and 10 touchdowns on 83 catches.

This will also be Metcalf’s first season without former teammate Russell Wilson as his starting quarterback, after Wilson was traded to the Denver Broncos. The Seahawks have yet to name its 2022 starting quarterback, but Geno Smith and Drew Lock are the two most likely options.

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