Seahawks: Why DK Metcalf is primed for a huge game in Week 1 vs. Falcons

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Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

DK Metcalf was a rookie sensation last year, recording 900 receiving yards after being drafted in the second round. The Seattle Seahawks received great production from him to help Russell Wilson and Tyler Lockett in the passing game.

Metcalf will now enter year two with a much bigger reputation to live up to as he looks to help the Seahawks win the NFC West, and that quest starts with the opening matchup against the Atlanta Falcons.

Seattle enters the game as the favorite over a team that has plenty of question marks across the board. The offense should be good enough to keep pace with anyone, but the defense will need to step up in order to help the Falcons keep pace in the difficult NFC South.

Entering the Seahawks’ Week 1 matchup with the Falcons, Metcalf is an emerging star for a team on a mission, and against a team that really struggled against defending the pass last, which makes him a prime candidate to have a big opening week.

Let’s take a look at why Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf is in store for a major performance against the Falcons in Week 1 of the 2020 NFL season.