Tyler Lockett and DK Metcalf are both expected to play for the Seahawks on Sunday.

For much of the week leading into Sunday’s game against the New York Giants, it appeared as though the Seattle Seahawks would be without their two leading receivers, Tyler Lockett and DK Metcalf. Hours before the game, though, that changed.

In a pair of tweets sent out late on Saturday night, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Lockett and Metcalf are expected to play for the Seahawks against the Giants.

Either of these guys playing on Sunday was anything but a slam dunk. Both suiting up was certainly not expected.

The NFL world reacted to Seattle’s good news with a lot of surprise.

Sunday’s game in Seattle will be between two of the NFL’s most surprising — or, at least, postiviely surprising — teams. The Giants are 6-1 and in second place in the NFC East, trailing only the NFL’s lone undefeated team, the Philadelphia Eagles. Seattle, meanwhile, is 4-3 and leads the NFC West, with the San Francisco 49ers, Los Angeles Rams and Arizona Cardinals all 3-4.

Even if the receivers are less than 100%, having Lockett and Metcalf in action will make things easier for the Seahawks. Lockett leads the team with 41 receptions and 468 receiving yards. Metcalf is Seattle’s No. 2 player in both categories, with 31 receptions for 418 yards. Both have two touchdowns on the season, as well.

[Adam Schefter on Twitter]

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