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D.K. Metcalf breaking loose vs. Eagles secondary

D.K. Metcalf is tearing it up against the Eagles in his postseason debut.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver D.K. Metcalf reacts after a catch in the first quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles in a NFC Wild Card playoff football game at Lincoln Financial Field. Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver D.K. Metcalf has the size and speed to abuse any opposing secondary, and he’s using all his physical tools to burn the Philadelphia Eagles. The rookie has six receptions for 124 yards and a score in his first career playoff game and helped his team obtain a 17-9 lead heading into the back half of the fourth quarter.

Metcalf’s best play of the night came when he fell while hauling in a long ball in the third quarter but proceeded to get up before being contacted to dive into the end zone. At one point in the fourth quarter, he had more receiving yards than the Eagles’ entire team.

Philadelphia’s defensive backs were known to be suspect before this Wild Card round matchup, and Metcalf is making it awfully hard for them to play man coverage. If the Eagles don’t adjust soon, things could get out of hand.