Clearly, the Seahawks wanted more speed at receiver. Seattle, of course, already had Tyler Lockett who can fly, but other than Lockett, Seattle’s receivers are a bit more plodding. Jaron Brown is bigger but not fast. Seattle tried to fix their speed issue at wideout by taking Gary Jennings and D.K. Metcalf in this year’s draft.
Before the draft, there was a lot of discussion about the combine that Metcalf had. He was big and strong and really fast. Metcalf ran something like a 2 second 40-yard dash. (I made that last number up.