Cardinals security Budda Baker had the identical reaction to Seahawks vast receiver D.Okay. Metcalf chasing him down as everybody else.
Baker appeared to have a pick-six sitting proper in entrance of him within the second quarter of Sunday evening’s recreation between Arizona and Seattle, however Metcalf refused to stop on the play and chased Baker down the sideline like a cheetah pursuing a gazelle. Metcalf hit a high velocity of 22.64 mph and traveled 114.eight yards to deal with Baker, according to Next Gen Stats.
The Seattle protection then pressured a turnover on downs, so Metcalf really made a touchdown-saving cease. Baker could not assist however admire the trouble, tweeting after the sport that Metcalf “hawked my ass.”
It seems Baker was much more stunned in actual time. The Cardinals shared a clip Tuesday of the 24-year-old’s reaction instantly after the mad sprint.
“How’d he catch my ass?” Baker mentioned. “I used to be drained as hell, boy. He ran me the f— down.
Yep, we had been all asking the identical query.
If you’d like to take a look at the total mic’d up video, you possibly can watch it beneath. Baker mentioned he was feeling quick throughout pregame warmups — however Metcalf was feeling somewhat sooner.