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Monday Round-Up: Hey Rookie: DK Metcalf Video Series

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Good morning, 12s.

Here’s a look at what’s ‘out there’ for today – Monday, June 17 – about your Seattle Seahawks:

Path To The Draft

The phone rings while sitting amongst his friends and family members in Oxford, Mississippi. DK Metcalf picks up, responding to the call, “Hello?” Metcalf’s one-word introduction to the call is quickly followed up with an energetic response from the other side. “DK!” yells Seahawks general manager John Schneider as he continues to tell him to perk up because they are about to select the Ole Miss wide receiver at No. 64 overall in the 2019 NFL Draft.

We know you’ve seen that moment on Seahawks.com from inside the draft room at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center, but have you ever seen Metcalf’s moment from Mississippi? NFL Network recently released a series of videos titled, Hey Rookie, that features Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf and his path to the National Football League.

The four-video series follows Metcalf as he prepares for and participates in the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine. The series also dives into why he has pursued football since a young age and then finishes off with the 2019 NFL Draft and Metcalf receiving his call from the Seahawks.

Local and national media have had their eyes on the 6’ 4” 229 lb. receiver since he arrived in Seattle last month. Metcalf definitely raised some eyebrows during the team’s minicamp and throughout the offseason training program. Many are looking forward to seeing how he will compete once he reports back to the VMAC for training camp at the end of July.

Social Post Of The Day

Today’s ‘Social Post of the Day’ comes from our official Twitter account, as we celebrated Father’s Day with a series of messages from the children and spouses of coaches and players.

More From Around The Web

Seahawks.com’s John Boyle highlights seven takeaways from head coach Pete Carroll’s press conference following the final day of 2019 minicamp last week.

Bob Condotta at The Seattle Times projects what the Seahawks’ 53-man roster will look like come late August. Condotta also lists five unanswered questions he has after minicamp and touches on linebacker Shaquem Griffin’s performance in minicamp.

Larry Stone at The Seattle Times, Gregg Bell from The Tacoma News Tribune, and John Clayton from 710 ESPN Seattle all write up some notes following the Seahawks’ 2019 minicamp.

Gregg Bell at The Tacoma News Tribune looks into quarterback Russell Wilson’s mention of him and the receivers doing some offseason work down on the beach.

Brady Henderson at ESPN.com elaborates on linebacker Shaquem Griffin’s performance at strong side.

ESPN.com also lists rookie linebacker Cody Barton as a ‘surprise offseason standout’ for the Seahawks.

Michael-Shawn Dugar looks into the competition between wide receivers as the team wraps up their offseason workout program.

Time Travel With TuneIn

Re-live the Seahawks’ 1983 divisional win over the Miami Dolphins on the Seahawks channel using TuneIn. Every week throughout the offseason we will be streaming a throwback broadcast on the app. Download TuneIn here.

Seattle Seahawks 2019 NFL Draft picks DK Metcalf and Gary Jennings joined 40 of the league's top rookies at the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) Rookie Premiere in Los Angeles, where the pair of Seattle wide receivers participated in their first photo shoot donning their new uniforms.

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