Eric Metcalf Speaker Profile
Three-TimeÊPro Bowl for the Cleveland Browns
Eric Metcalf Biography
Eric Metcalf was born January 23, 1968 in Seattle,Washington and is a former running back and wide receiver in the NationalFootball League who played for the Browns, Falcons, Chargers, Cardinals,Panthers, Redskins and Packers. He was a three-time Pro Bowler for Browns andthe Chargers.
A multi-talented player, Metcalf excelled at offense and as a returner onspecial teams. In his second NFL season, he led the league in kickoff returnyards (1,052) and return touchdowns (two). He also led the NFL in punt returntouchdowns in four different seasons (1993-1995, 1997). Overall, Metcalffinished his career with 2,392 rushing yards, 541 receptions for 5,572 yards,3,453 punt return yards, and 5,813 yards returning kickoffs. This gave him atotal of 17,230 all-purpose yards, ranking him among the NFL's top 10 in thatcategory at the time of his retirement. He also scored 55 touchdowns (12rushing, 31 receiving, ten punt returns, two kickoff returns). His 12returned-kick touchdowns are the third most in NFL history behind BrianMitchell and Devin Hester (first). Metcalf's 10 punt return touchdowns are anNFL record. He is the only player ever to have 7,000+ yards on offense and7,000+ yards on kickoff/punt returns.
Metcalf was traded along with two first round and one secondround draft picks by the San Diego Chargers to the Arizona Cardinals for movingone spot in the 1998 NFL Draft to pick quarterback Ryan Leaf.
Metcalf currently coaches football at Rainier Beach High School in Seattle,Washington. In the 2005-2006 season he helped lead the team to the statesemi-finals. He also started an elite high school track and field club calledSeatown Express. Eric is the son of former NFL player Terry Metcalf.
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