DK not working towards amid contract talks

There is not any holdout for Seattle Seahawks huge receiver DK Metcalf, however there’s a maintain in.

Metcalf reported to ‘Hawks camp on schedule Tuesday, however because the staff hit the sector Wednesday he was watching and never participating.

“We’re working,” Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll mentioned with reference to contract negotiations. “I haven’t got any replace for you, however we’re working.”

Metcalf, who’s additionally been mending a foot damage this offseason, was topic to fines if he didn’t report back to camp. Carroll confirmed Metcalf not working towards had nothing to do with any damage.

“He handed his bodily,” Carroll mentioned. “He is high quality.”

Searching for a contract extension, Metcalf didn’t attend his staff’s obligatory minicamp in June.

A 2020 Professional Bowler, Metcalf has produced 216 receptions for 3,170 yards and 29 touchdowns via his first three seasons because the Seahawks took him within the second spherical of the 2019 NFL Draft.

Metcalf is heading into the ultimate 12 months of his rookie contract and is because of make $3.98 million in base wage.

All through the offseason, Carroll and Metcalf every expressed optimism {that a} deal would get carried out, however now it is formally lingered into coaching camp. Carroll — as he is mentioned prior — maintains that work is being carried out. It simply stays to be seen as to when that work will come to fruition.

:We have been hoping so, we have been hoping so, we shot for it,” mentioned Carroll of coming to an settlement previous to camp,” however we’re proper there now, and there is a variety of work being carried out.”