Metcalf caught all six targets for 78 yards in Sunday's 28-12 loss to the Rams.
Metcalf paced the Seahawks in receiving yards for the second straight week, and it was the fourth time in five games the rookie surpassed 70 yards. During that stretch, the rookie second-rounder has become a dependable receiver for Russell Wilson with 27 receptions on 38 targets (71.1 percent catch rate) with an average of 14.4 yards per catch. Metcalf will be up against a tough Panthers pass defense (229.3 passing yards per game) in Week 15.
Metcalf caught six of seven targets for 75 yards in Monday's 37-30 win over the Vikings. He also lost a fumble.
On the team's second drive, Metcalf nearly notched his first touchdown since Week 9 but was stopped on the one-yard line, setting up Chris Carson to vulture the score. Unfortunately, Metcalf's night also featured the blemish of his third lost fumble of the year during the fourth quarter, which led to a Vikings score to make it a one-possession game. The Seahawks hung on though, and the rookie second-rounder managed to record 70-plus yards for the third time in four games. Metcalf will look to carry that momentum into Week 14's clash against the Rams.
Metcalf (knee) was a full participant in Friday's practice, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.
Seattle listed Metcalf as a limited participant on Thursday's estimated practice report, so his upgrade to full activity should put to rest any concern about his Week 13 availability. Meanwhile, top wideout Tyler Lockett (shin/illness) failed to practice Friday, so Metcalf and Josh Gordon could be in line for enhanced roles in the Seattle passing attack in the event Lockett isn't ready to play Monday versus the Vikings.
Metcalf was listed as limited on Thursday's practice estimate due to a knee injury, Michael-Shawn Dugar of The Athletic reports.
Metcalf underwent minor knee surgery in mid-August but completed his recovery in time to take the field Week 1 and hasn't looked back, putting together a 38-630-5 line on 70 targets. His current limitations may merely be maintenance-based, with his listing on the Seahawks' next two injury reports perhaps clearing up his status before Monday's game versus the Vikings.
Metcalf caught three of six targets for 35 yards in Sunday's 17-9 win over the Eagles.
The Seahawks struggled to get things going through the air -- Russell Wilson completed 13 passes for 200 yards -- so Metcalf ended up below 50 yards for the fourth time this year. The rookie wideout's stat line would've been more appealing had he hung onto a 38-yard pass in the end zone. Metcalf and the Seahawks will look to notch their 10th win in Week 13 against the Vikings.
Metcalf hauled in six of 10 targets for 70 yards in Monday's 27-24 overtime win against the 49ers.
Metcalf enjoyed his highest target count of the season, as he trends up in that department with at least nine looks in three of the last four contests. His night may be remembered by its hiccup, however, as the rookie wideout looked like he was going to drag multiple defenders into the end zone but got stripped of the ball by Jaquiski Tartt on the two-yard line. This was Metcalf's second fumble of the season, but it shouldn't affect his reps going forward. In fact, Tyler Lockett (lower leg) left the game early, so Metcalf's value could go up further if Lockett can't recover during the bye week -- even with Josh Gordon now in the mix as well.
Metcalf caught six of nine passes for 123 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 40-34 overtime win against the Buccaneers.
Metcalf would've had a solid afternoon either way, but his 53-yard, go-ahead score in the fourth quarter was his final stamp on the best performance of his short career. This was the first time he caught more than four passes in a game, and the 123 yards is his highest mark since Week 1's 89-yard outing. Josh Gordon, who was claimed off waivers from the Patriots on Friday, should be in the fold Week 10 against the 49ers, so Metcalf could have competition for deep targets going forward.
Metcalf caught three of five targets for 13 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 27-20 win over the Falcons.
Metcalf caught touchdowns of two and four yards in this contest, as he continues to shape up as a strong red-zone target for Russell Wilson in the wake of Will Dissly's (Achilles) season-ending injury. He now has the most receiving touchdowns (four) by a Seahawks rookie through the first eight games of a season since 2000 (Darrell Jackson). It's definitely troubling for Metcalf's fantasy value that he hasn't managed more than four receptions in a game this year, so he's shaping up as a boom-or-bust receiver based on deep throws and end-zone trips.
Metcalf caught four of nine targets for 53 yards in Sunday's 30-16 loss to the Ravens. He also lost a fumble.
Metcalf's afternoon was highlighted by an impressive 37-yard reception in the first half, but most will only remember his hiccup. With the Seahawks down two possessions, Metcalf caught a ball at the line of scrimmage but fumbled it without any contact. Marlon Humphrey returned the loose ball 18 yards for a touchdown to put the Ravens up 30-13 with 3:37 remaining in the fourth quarter. It was still a promising day for the rookie, though, as Metcalf led the team in targets, including two in the red zone. He'll look to bounce back during a favorable matchup against the Falcons in Week 8.
Metcalf caught four of five targets for 69 yards in Sunday's 32-28 win over the Browns.
Metcalf trailed only Tyler Lockett (75) in receiving yards, but he made a major impact with a first down on each of his catches. The rookie could have increased responsibilities moving forward, as the Seahawks fear Will Dissly suffered a torn Achilles, according to John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site. Metcalf already leads the team with seven red-zone targets, and he has the frame (6-4, 229) to absorb the ones left behind by Dissly, who has four touchdowns and five red-zone targets this season.
Metcalf caught two of three targets for 44 yards and a touchdown in Thursday's 30-29 win over the Rams.
Metcalf turned up his well-advertised burners in the second quarter to blow past Marcus Peters and haul in a 40-yard touchdown pass. The rookie was only targeted two other times, but that's what fantasy gamers expect with a boom-or-bust play like Metcalf. Through five games, he has just 12 receptions and a whopping 22.3 yards per catch.
Metcalf caught one of four targets for six yards in Sunday's 27-10 win over the Cardinals.
Metcalf's been on a slow decline since his four-catch, 89-yard season debut, making one less reception each week until he was left with just one in this outing. Russell Wilson only threw 28 times in this contest -- a hefty decrease from recording 85 attempts between Weeks 2 and 3 -- and Metcalf still matched Tyler Lockett in targets. The shine may be wearing off for the rookie, but he still is the team's No. 2 wideout. Metcalf has a chance to bounce back in Thursday night's game versus the Rams, who were just lit up for 55 points by the Buccaneers.
Metcalf caught two of six targets for 67 yards in Sunday's 33-27 loss to the Saints.
Metcalf made a spectacular 54-yard catch as time ran out in the first half, saving his day from becoming a complete fantasy dud. The rookie second-round pick is still tied with Jaron Brown for fourth on the team in targets behind Tyler Lockett (14) and Will Dissly (seven). Metcalf will look to capitalize on the opportunities better in Week 4's contest against the Cardinals' poor pass defense.
Metcalf hauled in three of seven targets for 61 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 28-26 win over the Steelers.
Metcalf's seven targets were second only to WR Tyler Lockett (12), and his 28-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter went down as the game-winning score. The rookie wideout damaged his own production with an offensive pass interference call for the second straight game, but he has still been a fantasy-viable option in both games. The Seahawks should have to pass often again in Week 3 versus the Saints, so look for Metcalf to maintain his impressive momentum.
Metcalf caught four of six targets for 89 yards in Sunday's 21-20 win over the Bengals.
Russell Wilson only targeted two wide receivers -- Metcalf and Tyler Lockett -- in this game, and Lockett received just two targets. Metcalf displayed his deep abilities by hauling in a 42-yard pass in the second quarter, setting up Chris Carson's 10-yard touchdown reception. He also made an acrobatic 25-yard catch on third down to set up Lockett's game-winning score in the fourth quarter. Lockett wasn't a target hog last year -- he averaged 4.4 targets per game -- so it's not irrational to think Metcalf could lead the team in targets this year. His upside makes him worth a pickup in fantasy leagues where he's available, but starting him at anything but a flex position is risky in Week 2 against the Steelers.
Metcalf (knee) practiced fully Thursday, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.
Earlier Thursday, Metcalf relayed to Brady Henderson of ESPN.com that he feels "100 percent" just 19 days removed from undergoing minor surgery on his right knee. With his health not in question, Metcalf will turn his focus to Sunday's game versus the Bengals, when he may be working on a limited snap count to ease him back into the fray.
Metcalf (knee) was a limited participant at Wednesday's practice, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.
Two days removed from coach Pete Carroll saying Metcalf "looked great" at practice, the rookie's level of health is more clear. The wideout likely has some work to do to gain clearance from the Seahawks' medical staff after undergoing minor right knee surgery in mid-August. Metcalf's activity level Thursday and Friday could provide a better sense of his odds to suit up Sunday versus the Bengals.
Coach Pete Carroll said Metcalf (knee) will practice Wednesday, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.
After Carroll relayed that Metcalf "looked great" during Monday's session, the rookie's participation Wednesday isn't a surprise. More news regarding Metcalf's outlook for Sunday's season opener against the Bengals will come later Wednesday, when the Seahawks reveal the extent of the wideout's involvement in their first official practice of the week. If he progresses to active status Week 1, Metcalf likely would be in store for a limited snap count.
Coach Pete Carroll said Metcalf (knee) "looked great" at Monday's practice, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.
Metcalf is about two weeks removed from undergoing surgery on his right knee. With an expectation that he may recover in time to make an appearance Week 1, his activity level Monday is a good sign for his ability to return. That said, the Seahawks aren't required to release an injury report until Wednesday, so his listing there will be a better indicator of his odds to get back.
Coach Pete Carroll said Wednesday that the Seahawks are in "wait-and-see" mode with regard to Metcalf's (knee) availability for the Week 1 matchup with the Bengals, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports. "It really is an assessment every day," Carroll said of the rookie wideout. "He really feels pretty comfortable right now. He doesn't have any swelling and all that, so he doesn't have hindrances that could have shown up. So it just depends on how he tolerates it."
Though Carroll's words are somewhat encouraging, more clarity on Metcalf's status probably won't come until next week's practices, when the Seahawks will have to release official injury reports. With fellow receiver David Moore (shoulder) likely sidelined to start the season, Metcalf could see a decent amount of playing time out of the gate once he's up to speed.
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