Three and out: 3 takeaways from Seahawks playoff loss against 49ers

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(Photo by Michael Owens/Getty Images)
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Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf had a monster game

In an unprecedented offseason like no other for the Seahawks that had us witness them trading their long-time quarterback Russell Wilson, and had us wondering if DK Metcalf would be extended or would get traded, we 12s are now elated that the Seahawks decided to extend DK. After trading Russ, and cutting Bobby Wagner, the Seahawks locker room turned to DK and Tyler Lockett as the new voices and to guide this relatively young team. At times we might question some of DK’s antics on the field but at the end of the day, we see how passionate he is each and every game.

When the Seahawks needed him most, Metcalf was showing everyone that he can handle the task given to him. We all know how good this 49ers’ defense is from top to bottom. For DK Metcalf to produce the numbers that he did in this Wild Card game is nothing short of spectacular. DK Metcalf finished this game with 10 catches for136 receiving yards and 2 touchdowns, with his first score, a 50-yard catch to momentarily put the Seahawks on top 14-13 in the second quarter.

We could not have asked anything more from Metcalf in this playoff game. This is a sign of brighter things ahead for this offense as they build from this success for years to come.