Twitter reacts to DK Metcalf’s historic extension

Seattle and DK Metcalf lastly labored out a contract a lot to the delight of Seahawks Twitter regardless that folks nonetheless marvel who will throw him the ball.

Seahawks Twitter spent the primary few days of coaching camp biting their nails over the contract dispute between DK Metcalf and the group.

Their star receiver was not working towards as a result of he was ready for a brand new deal from Seattle.

He lastly bought it on Thursday because the Seahawks gave him a historic $30-million signing bonus as a part of his three-year, $72-million extension. No receiver has ever acquired that large of a signing bonus. Terry McLaurin simply set the document with the Commanders at $28 million earlier than this contract.

His teammates and followers had been ecstatic concerning the information.

Twitter reacted to DK Metcalf’s Seahawks extension with glee

Metcalf’s former quarter Russell Wilson additionally bought in on the congrats.

In fact, the truth that Wilson is in Denver now made the jokes on the Seahawks’ expense write themselves.

Metcalf may very well be the second coming of Jerry Rice and Pete Carroll would nonetheless have an issue on his palms on offense this yr. Drew Lock and Geno Smith are competing for the beginning job throughout coaching camp. Proper now the very best case state of affairs for 2022 at quarterback could be buying Jimmy Garappolo.

Whereas some laughed about Seattle’s quarterback scenario, others puzzled what this newest big-money extension for a younger extensive receiver may imply for the subsequent man in line: Deebo Samuel.

The 49ers receiver was additionally drafted in 2019 and is awaiting a payday as properly.

Metcalf is now one of many best-paid receivers within the league. When it comes to three-year money he’s virtually at Tyreek Hill’s degree. His common pay is simply exterior the High 5, tied with Stefon Diggs of the Payments.