DK Metcalf pulls a Leon Lett on his solution to the top zone – NBCSports.com


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Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf had a landing . . . till he didn’t.

Metcalf badly beat Cowboys rookie cornerback Trevon Diggs for what ought to have been a 63-yard landing. As a substitute, Metcalf put the ball in a single hand and slowed as he approached the top zone.

Diggs caught Metcalf — very similar to Don Beebe did to Leon Lett within the Tremendous Bowl XXVII — and knocked the ball out of the again of the top zone. The Cowboys took over on their very own 20 after Metcalf’s fumble. At 62 yards, it was the longest profession reception for Metcalf . . . and one he needs to overlook.

As a substitute of a lead, the Seahawks stay tied 9-9 with the Cowboys after the primary quarter.

The Cowboys had an opportunity to take the lead, however Greg Zuerlein clanked the additional level off the upright after Ezekiel Elliott‘s 1-yard landing run with 1:40 remaining within the first quarter.

Wilson is 4-of-6 for 125 yards, together with a 43-yard landing to Tyler Lockett, who didn’t rejoice earlier than reaching the top zone.



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