D.K. Metcalf got it started, but David Moore closed the door for the Seattle Seahawks lead
It’s not about how you start, but rather how you finish. Take Seattle Seahawks‘ David more for instance. Undrafted out of East Central University, he seemed like a long shot to make any NFL roster.
Now, he’s making star-studded catches as another weapon in Russell Wilson’s arsenal.
During the second quarter Monday night, Wilson would find Moore at the back corner of the end zone in man coverage. The 25-year-old extended his arms, hauling in a beautifully placed ball to give Seattle a 7-0 lead over the Philadelphia Eagles.
Metcalf set up the big play
While Moore deserves credit for the touchdown, it was D.K. Metcalf that set up the big-tome score. On third and 8, Wilson had ample time to let his freak vertical threat pressure Darius Slay into giving him the inside. Once there, he hauled a must-see rocket pass downfield just in place for Metcalf to secure the 54-yard reception, placing Seattle down inside the five.
Moore would score two plays later.
Metcalf’s second season has been nothing short of successful. Entering the game at Lincoln Financial, the rising pass-catcher tallied 48 receptions for 862 yards and nine touchdowns. Not even through the second quarter, Metcalf currently has six catches for 101.
Moore has quietly played an essential role for the 12th Man’s offense as the No.4 passing option. This season, the third-year target has caught 24 passes for 337 yards and scored five total touchdowns.
Seattle is getting hot at the right moment and is finding playmakers everywhere. What started as a sluggish beginning could turn into a bloodbath end if Wilson continues to connect on big-time plays.