Before there was Josh Cribbs, there was Eric Metcalf. When he burst onto the scene in 1989, the Browns, and the NFL, hasn’t seen speed like this. Think of him as the original Reggie Bush. Other than Cribbs, I can’t remember another Brown who electrified the Cleveland fans they way Metcalf did. It’s almost as if he’s been forgotten in this town as one of the greats.
Need a little reminder? Watch these:
Or try this one – highlights include the famous two punt return TD’s against Pittsburgh. The second of which, is at the 5:10 mark. The Cleveland Stadium crowd may have never been louder. Listen to Cris Collinsworth fawn all over him.