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DK Metcalf gets into Twitter spat with Shannon Sharpe over 4th quarter fumble

NFL: Seattle Seahawks at Pittsburgh Steelers Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

The Seattle Seahawks lost in overtime to the Pittsburgh Steelers largely due to a costly fumble by quarterback Geno Smith in the extra session. Seattle was pretty damn fortunate to even get to overtime after wide receiver DK Metcalf made a very risky decision to eschew going out of bounds to stop the clock, instead fighting for more yards (and perhaps looking for the end zone?) and fumbling with under 15 seconds to go. Freddie Swain was there to recover the ball in bounds, but the whole sequence screwed the Seahawks out of running any more plays other than the spike required to get the tying field goal off.

Legendary former Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens tight end Shannon Sharpe, now co-host opposite Skip Bayless on the FS1 shoutfest “Undisputed,” commented on Metcalf’s gaffe and that set off a back-and-forth between the two. Buckle up because this is going to be a ride that ends with DK seemingly cooling down in the end.

Sharpe may be on a show that is one of many in the oversaturated market of hot takes on sports topics, but I’m not sure “washed up wanna be” was the way to go.

The spat ended there but now we’ve got Pete Carroll weighing in late.

Yeah, this is where we are with the Seahawks right now.