“Like You Only Have About 2–3 Steps Before Losing Cheek Integrity”: Hilarity Ensues After DK Metcalf’s Cart Off Due to Natural Causes

Published 10/03/2022, 6:00 AM EDT
Sep 25, 2022; Seattle, Washington, USA; Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf (14) jumps over a tackle attempt by Atlanta Falcons cornerback Casey Hayward (29) during the second quarter at Lumen Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

DK Metcalf was desperate and in dire need of a toilet, but he showed calmness as he waited. He thought the clinch walk wouldn’t have made it and asked for help. The Seattle star received timely assistance. He has carted off the field to the lavatory. 

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National Broadcasters posted the carted-off video on Twitter, which drew hilarious reactions. The 24-year-old looked relaxed when he was taken off the football field. Several people commented on the incident. Metcalf himself joined the party with a clinical response that had fun and desperation. “The clinch walk wouldn’t have made it,” he said, and it drew the fans go crazy.  

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Here’s how DK reacted. 

This user had a been there, done that moment.

A fan was surprised they didn’t get a mid-game.

A fan spoke about Lamar Jackson.

 

Another fan posted a witty Family Guy video.

 

This fan posted a scoreline.

How did DK Metcalf perform in the game?

The talented receiver had a refreshing outing against the Lions. It was a high-scoring clash. However, Metcalf kept his cool and regained his composure. He had seven catches for 149 yards during the Sunday game. 

Oct 2, 2022; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf (14) is unable to make a catch in the end zone as Detroit Lions safety Kerby Joseph (31) defends during the third quarter at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: David Reginek-USA TODAY Sports

Interestingly, Metcalf was at his peak after a bathroom break. He was targeted only once by the Lions. His performance proved crucial as the team won 48-45. Sunday’s win also put the Seahawks 2-2 for the season. But NFL fans did not let go of the fourth-half incident.

A user wanted to know if anyone leaked the photo.

This user said he can totally relate to it.

A fan saw the humorous side of the whole incident.

 

Another fan posted a famous Jurassic Park meme.

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What is next for Seahawks and Metcalf?

Pete Carroll and his men are third in the NFC West. They have a crucial two weeks ahead. The 2014 NFL Championship winners have to face the Saints and Cardinals in the next two encounters.

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On 2022 July, Metcalf signed a three-year extension with the Seahawks. It fetched him a handsome deal of $72 million. At present, he is one of the best-paid receivers in the league. NFL GOAT Tom Brady received $50 million for his two years deal with the Bucs. DK will try to put a true value on his price tag and keep his team flying. 

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Nidheesh Kumar

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Nidheesh Kumar is an NFL writer for EssentiallySports. He has completed his Masters in Communication from the University of Hyderabad and was previously a sports journalist with Telangana Today. An avid enthusiast, Nidheesh is a loyal fan of writing and conversations revolving anything remotely around sports.

Edited By: Gurjyot Singh Dadial

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