Pete Carroll says DK Metcalf “needs to calm down a little bit” after multiple penalties


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It’s been a bit of a rough start to the 2021 season for Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf.

While Metcalf did have a touchdown in Seattle’s Week One victory over the Indianapolis Colts, Metcalf has also been called for five penalties through two games.

He was called for a taunting penalty for getting the fact of Colts linebacker Darius Leonard after a touchdown pass to Gerald Everett last week. Then Sunday against the Titans, Metcalf was called for holding penalties twice on screen passes and an offensive pass interference call for engaging a block before the pass had been thrown. He’s also had a false start last week in Indianapolis.

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said on Monday that Metcalf needs to scale it back a little to avoid those issues.

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