DK Metcalf got heated on the Seahawks sideline after Seattle’s slow start to its Wild Card game against Los Angeles.
It’s been said that the Seattle Seahawks never play a normal game, which the team manages to prove with every single outing. That unconventional style often times works in Seattle’s favor, but it creates a powder keg that not just the fans have to deal with.
As frustrating as it is to watch the Seahawks struggle to be great when it should be easy for them, imagine what it’s like to be on the sideline and in the trenches. DK Metcalf gave us a glimpse of what it must be like on Saturday when he lost his cool more than once after Seattle’s slow start to its Wild Card showdown with Los Angeles.
Metcalf was not pleased by the Seahawks inability to move the ball early against the Rams defense, and he let it be known on the sideline.
DK Metcalf was visibly upset over Seahawks Wild Card performance
DK Metcalf visibly upset on the Seahawks sideline after the Seattle offense has struggled to start today's game. pic.twitter.com/1u73IcxtTW
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After another stalled offensive drive, Metcalf was back at it on the sideline.
DK Metcalf loses it part 2 pic.twitter.com/rqjQYv8vOI
— Ryan Glasspiegel (@sportsrapport) January 9, 2021
It wasn’t all negative though. After the Seahawks seemingly fell as deep into the hole as they could afford, Wilson hit Metcalf for a 51-yard touchdown.
RUSS TO DK! #Seahawks
— NFL (@NFL) January 9, 2021
There are a number of factors playing into Metcalf’s stress. Obviously, this is a playoff atmosphere and emotions usually run higher than normal but it’s a playoff game against a division rival.
Metcalf’s frustration also isn’t misplaced, as the Seahawks have two of the best receivers in the game, an MVP-caliber future Hall of Famer at quarterback, and a Super Bowl-winning coach leading the charge — there are fewer reasons the Seahawks should be struggling on offense than that unit had produced through the first half.