Zac Celedonia, Steel City Underground

Steel City Underground

Zac Celedonia
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I was a late bloomer to Steelers Nation (about 12 years old or so) but don’t let the slow start to my fandom fool you: I live for The Pittsburgh Steelers. Writing about them is not only a privilege, but also enjoyable. I keep it positive, both in life and in regards to the Steelers. Correcting yinzers is a hobby. Peace, love, and Pittsburgh Steelers football.

Recent posts by Zac Celedonia:

Z-Factor : An opportunity in Oakland for Samuels to succeed

When Jaylen Samuels puts on the pads Sunday, he will be doing so as a starting running back for the first time in his young career. After being invited to the 2018 NFL combine to participate in tight end drills, Samuels is ready to show everybody why he's a running ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers S Sean Davis

Z-Factor: Stud Sean Davis will make big impact vs Chargers

Z-Factor is a Steel City Underground feature that selects one Pittsburgh Steelers player that is expected to be critical or key to the team's success in the upcoming game as selected by SCU writer Zac Celedonia and adds pre-game commentary and analysis that is sometimes tongue-in-cheek. The skies are turning ...

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Ryan Switzer of the Pittsburgh Steelers returns a kickoff against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 4 of the 2018 NFL regular season

Z-Factor: Switzer Surprises

Z-Factor is a Steel City Underground feature that selects one Pittsburgh Steelers player that is expected to be critical or key to the team's success in the upcoming game as selected by SCU writer Zac Celedonia and adds pre-game commentary and analysis. New England Patriots vs. Green Bay Packers be ...

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Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree celebrates a sack against the Cleveland Browns in Week 1 of the 2018 NFL regular season

Z-Factor: Big Bud set for Big Day

Z-Factor is a Steel City Underground feature that selects one Pittsburgh Steelers player that is expected to be critical to the team's success in the upcoming game as selected by SCU writer Zac Celedonia and adds pre-game commentary and analysis. After a very "above the line" bye week for the ...

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Steelers defensive back Mike Hilton reacts after making an interception against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Z-Factor: Hilton Hive is Alive

Who would have thought that a former New England Patriot, of all things, would be one of the key pieces of the 2017, and now 2018, Pittsburgh Steelers defense? When cornerback Mike Hilton was coming out of Ole Miss, he was generally considered an afterthought, and an undrafted free agent ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald

Z-Factor: Have no fear, Vance is here!

Let me take you back to August 29th, 2017: something exciting is about to happen. The Pittsburgh Steelers are on the cusp of cracking open a new regular season with high hopes and the best offense in the league, but there's a problem.

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Steelers rookie safety Terrell Edmunds intercepts Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick in NFL Week 3 (2018)

Z-Factor: It’s Terrell Edmunds Time

Everyone's favorite time of year is upon us. Soon, Heinz Field and the parking lots surrounding it will be filled with rowdy - and what some would call potentially not sober - Steelers fans ready to heckle what Baltimore calls a professional football team. It's Ravens week! And that means ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cameron Sutton walks off the field against the Cleveland Browns in Week 1 of the 2018 NFL regular season

Z-Factor: Introducing Cam Sutton

Just when you thought tying the Cleveland Browns was the worst thing to come out of last week, the Steelers one-up us all and release their injury report. It didn't take long to notice that Pittsburgh's number one cornerback, Joe Haden, had been listed with an apparent hamstring problem. According ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers rookie tight end Bucky Hodges fights off the defender at training camp (Photo: Karl Roser/Steelers.com 2018)

Steelers Camp: Bucky Hodges Here to Stay?

When starting Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald was sidelined early in training camp with a foot injury, the team knew they would need to add a body at the position. Players attempting to make a name for themselves are often filtered through teams week to week, looking for a ...

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Steel City Underground NFL Draft Mock Drafts

Zac Celedonia’s 2018 Steelers 7-Round Mock Draft

A wise man once said, "Ain't no party like a mock draft party." Friends, colleagues, brothers, it's draft week. At long last after months of speculation and predictions, the 2018 NFL draft is but days away. You can taste the anticipation in the air surrounding the city of Pittsburgh. Round ...

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LA Chargers safety Tre Boston

Could Steelers be the next batters up for Tre Boston?

A lot has been said over the past few weeks about the Pittsburgh Steelers and the safety position. The tandem of veteran Mike Mitchell and second-year man Sean Davis looked encouraging to start the 2017 season, and the cause for concern was minimal. However, it became clear as the year ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers RB Stevan Ridley

Opportunity knocks for Steelers’ Week 17 Z-Factor

The Pittsburgh Steelers (12-3) and Cleveland Browns (0-15) are set for a regular season finale for the ages. Will Pittsburgh end up with the number one seed in the AFC playoff picture? Will Landry Jones have a repeat performance of last year's stellar week 17 game? Will Hue Jackson jump ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers LB T.J. Watt

Guess Watt player is this week’s Steelers Z-Factor?

The game of the millennium is upon us, or at least that's how it seems. For the past month and then some, people on their couches and on the television alike have been salivating over the Week 15 match-up between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots. The two best records ...

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