The difference is that the younger Metcalf is a skill player who possesses uncanny speed for a guy his size. Seattle wide receiver DK Metcalf turned heads on Sunday for his impressive effort and speed, later prompting Arizonaâs Budda Baker to admit Metcalf had âhawkedâ him. He clocks in at a blistering 4.33 seconds in the 40-yard dash. Surprisingly, the DK Metcalf tackle still ranks second in the fastest speed achieved on a tackle. There's the speed of light, then there's the speed of DK Metcalf. The final player involved in this race is none other than Giants QB Daniel Jones, who had a breakaway play in Week 7 but got tackled by the turf monster as he hit his top speed. Seahawks WR DK Metcalf made a tremendous play showcasing blazing speed, chasing down an interception return from behind. The defensive backs are smarter than they were in college. DK Metcalf showed off insane speed and hustle by chasing down Budda Baker on an interception during Sunday nightâs Seattle Seahawks-Arizona Cardinals game at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. Metcalf is not an isolated incident, as several other players around the league believe they have been underrated or snubbed. Metcalf reached 22.64 MPH and traveled 114.8 yards to chase down Budda Baker on his 90-yard interception return (Baker's top speed: 21.27 MPH). And the game speed â¦ Metcalf tweeted. Metcalf's impressive defensive play on Sunday falls just short of the 22.75 miles per hour reached by his teammate Shaquill Griffin on a tackle during the Seahawks' 38-31 Week 3 win over Dallas Cowboys. DK Metcalf reached the 2nd fastest speed on a tackle this season to stop certain touchdown By Alistair Corp @byalistaircorp Oct 25, 2020, 6:56pm PDT / new NFL NextGen Stats had Bakerâs fastest speed at 21.27 mph, but Metcalf hit a top speed of 22.64, which it said was the second-fastest pursuit in the league this season. Metcalf ran a 4.33 in his 40-yard dash at the NFL combine prior to being drafted in 2019 and showed tremendous speed on the field in his rookie season, so it is understandable that he would be miffed. This was the 2nd-fastest speed â¦ Somehow, Metcalf's physical appearance in the viral photos was less impressive than the performance he posted at the 2019 NFL Combine. The defensive backs and the game speed, for sure. D.K.