NFL Rumors: Proposed Eagles Trade Offer for DK Metcalf Revealed

DK Metcalf Trade

Getty The Seattle Seahawks face a decision on DK Metcalf's future.

The Seattle Seahawks have been shaking things up this offseason. The first domino to fall was Super Bowl champion quarterback Russell Wilson after he was traded to the Denver Broncos. And the NFC West franchise might not be done wheeling and dealing.

According to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, Pro Bowl receiver DK Metcalf could be moved “at the right price or that Metcalf would welcome a change.” The plugged-in reporter went on to explain how Seattle is not trying to trade Metcalf, but they are answering phone calls. It’s the same thing the Seahawks said about Wilson. The tricky part, per Fowler, has to do with Metcalf’s contract: “He’s got one year left on his rookie deal. He would need a new contract as part of a trade.”

The Philadelphia Eagles had already been loosely linked to Metcalf, the guy they passed on in the 2019 draft due to injury concerns. All he’s done is prove them wrong since that fateful day: 216 receptions for 3,170 yards and 29 touchdowns. He is a true No. 1 receiver, one who would make DeVonta Smith unstoppable as the secondary option. ESPN’s Tim McManus casually threw out a trade proposal potentially sending Metcalf to Philly. It’s extremely affordable.

Tim McManus’ offer: The Eagles would trade 2022 third- and fifth-round picks (Nos. 83 and 154).

Inside the offer: The modest offer here reflects that the Eagles might only be in on Metcalf at a certain risk level. They rated him as a top-15 prospect in the 2019 draft, but the neck injury that ended his final season at Ole Miss kept them from drafting him. They’re not going to give up one of their first-round picks to acquire him.

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