Zach Metkler, Steel City Underground

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Zach is a contributor to Steel City Underground. In addition to SCU, he is the co-founder and co-owner of GZ Sports Report, where he is the lead Steelers and NFL writer and Social Media Director. He is a recent graduate of Allegheny College in Meadville, PA, where he double majored in Neuroscience and Psychology with a minor in Global Health Studies in a pre-medical track, while also being an offensive lineman for the Gators’ football team. He currently attends Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH to earn his Master of Science in Medical Physiology before going on to medical school. In addition to SCU and GZ Sports Report, Zach is also a Steelers contributor to The Point of Pittsburgh and steelernation.com

Recent posts by Zach Metkler:

Searching for the Steelers scapegoat

Daily Steelers Grind: Searching for the Steelers scapegoat

Joe Kuzma joins Zach Metkler to answer the burning question of who is to blame for the Steelers recent lack of success? The duo has heard it all following the Steelers third-straight loss and is prepared to tackle this week’s Daily Steelers Grind topics including: Does the Steelers shortcomings stem ...

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With Raiders loss, Steelers season is slipping away

With Raiders loss, Steelers season is slipping away

Brian Roach is joined by Zach Metkler as the two try to decipher what exactly went down in Oakland on Sunday, where the Steelers continued their trend of dropping games to (usually mediocre) Raiders teams. The depressing, and mostly annoying, game was the Steelers third-straight loss: all against AFC West ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers DT Javon Hargrave

Stats that stood out in a wild Steelers victory over Jacksonville

In a game that many people thought was long over by the 4th quarter, we witnessed a vintage Ben Roethlisberger-led comeback by the Steelers. With their 20-16 victory over Jacksonville, Pittsburgh moves to 7-2-1 and remains in 1st place in the AFC North. While it was ugly for the better ...

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Last-second heroics lift Steelers to victory over Jaguars

Last-second heroics lift Steelers to victory over Jaguars

Brian E. Roach and Zach "The Professor" Metkler try and settle down their nerves as they recap the Steelers unbelievable come-from-behind victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Grown A** Man awards will be doled out as the duo discusses how this kind of a win can sharpen a team moving forward ...

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Gameday Tailgate Experience presents the Steel City Underground Steelers Podcast

Steelers stack wins with dominant performance against the Browns

While Joe is off celebrating his birthday, Brian is joined by “The Professor” Zach Metkler, to recap the Steelers dominant victory over the Cleveland Browns. The pair look at the Steelers performance on both sides of the ball and hand out their "Grown Ass Man" awards for the offense and ...

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Steelers vs. Browns Quick Yinzing

Overtime unnecessary as Steelers scoop up win over Browns

Welcome to “Quick Yinzing”, a fast reaction article where a member of the SCU staff gives their initial post-game impressions without digging into any films, stats, or other analysis. It’s as real as that car ride home or sobering down at the bar following the game! Coming off of the ...

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Steel City Underground Steelers Podcast

Can the Steelers repeat last week’s success at Cincinnati?

Joe and Zach team up for today’s show as the two make comparisons between the Steelers, Falcons and Bengals. Can the Steelers see similar success against the Bengals this week as they did against the Falcons last week? Oddly, not only do the Bengals compare favorably with the Steelers, but ...

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NFL Power Rankings

2018 NFL Power Rankings: Week 4

The first quarter of the NFL regular season is always a fun one. Just when you think you are getting a feel for each team, surprise performances always happen (Buffalo over Minnesota... because we all saw that one coming). Teams that seem to have plenty of promise witness their seasons ...

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NFL Power Rankings

2018 NFL Power Rankings: Week 3

Just as with every season, surprise teams put on a show at the beginning of each season and young promising players burst onto the scene. This year so far, none might be more surprising than the performance of the Ryan Fitzpatrick-led Tampa Bay Buccaneers, behind his 819 passing yards, 8 ...

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MYBookie presents the Steel City Underground Steelers Podcast

Is the Steelers game against the Buccaneers a “must win” situation?

Brian is joined by frequent guest and SCU contributor Zach Metkler to preview the Monday’s matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Even though it's only the third game of the season, is this game a must win for the Steelers? What should we expect when red-hot ...

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MYBookie presents the Steel City Underground Steelers Podcast

Will the Steelers bounce back at home against the Chiefs?

Joe is joined by “The Professor” Zach Metkler to preview the Pittsburgh Steelers upcoming showdown this Sunday as they host the Kansas City Chiefs. From the Chiefs perspective, Pittsburgh owns more victories over them than any other opponent over the last several seasons, dropping four of their last five to ...

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NFL Power Rankings

2018 NFL Power Rankings: Week 2

After months of waiting, the NFL regular season finally returned this past week and we were given our first taste of what is in store this season. Young players spent the preseason proving their worth. New acquisitions had the chance to show teams they were a smart signing or trade. New ...

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Steel City Underground Pittsburgh Steelers Podcast

Debunking training camp myths

Joe and Zach once rejoin forces once again to discuss several narratives surrounding Steelers training camp. San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan recently made some comments about pressure on players in practice: everyone is out there grading what these players do as if a routine intended to make them ...

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Steel City Underground Pittsburgh Steelers Podcast

Notes from the first weekend of Steelers Training Camp

SCU’s resident Jack of All Trades Zach Metkler joins today’s show to discuss what he and Joe Kuzma saw over the weekend at the Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp hosted by St. Vincent’s College. Today's episode sounds like the usual “camp darling” conversation but there’s quite a bit of information covered ...

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NFL Draft News & Coverage

2018 NFL Draft Results: Pick-By-Pick Analysis and Grades

The 2018 NFL Draft is finally here! After months of mock drafts and pre-draft rumors, we can finally enjoy the real thing. As the draft goes along, be sure to follow along with each pick to see who your team takes with pick-by-pick analysis! First Round Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'UBn-ZernSst2zMxsRIIUMg',sig:'1WKOk6HCujCsfvjcD7xtCd4IS_jmtqIPCKnqRvgNW88=',w:'500px',h:'333px',items:'951738690',caption: ...

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