It was a must-win game for the Pittsburgh Steelers if they wanted to stay relevant in the discussion of potential AFC North champions, and the team defeated the Cincinnati Bengals in convincing fashion.
After the game, players celebrated and took to social media to tell fans their appreciation for their team, the city they represent and the best fan base in all of sports.
Take a look at what Steelers players said via Twitter following their 42-21 victory over the Bengals.
Extremely impressed by #BigBen and @L_Bell26's performance today! #HereWeGo— Jerome Bettis (@JeromeBettis36) December 7, 2014
@L_Bell26 for MVP!!!!!!— Jerome Bettis (@JeromeBettis36) December 7, 2014
Can't never sleep after games— Sean Spence (@3Spence1) December 8, 2014
Went 1-0 this past week..mission accomplished..Great team win! Victory Mondays anyone?? lol.. Lookin fwd to getting back out there..Morning!— Marcus Gilbert (@MarcusGilbert88) December 8, 2014
@steelers @L_Bell26 the young beast mode— Bruce Gradkowski (@bgradkowski5) December 7, 2014
Steeler nation deserves a game ball for traveling so damn well! Every road game is a home game!!! Great win today— Brad Wing (@bwing38) December 7, 2014
#HereWeGoSteelers #HereWeGo great win today... pic.twitter.com/YCdUgDsxOw— LeVeon Bell (@L_Bell26) December 7, 2014
Great team win #cueupu http://t.co/zqEBOG8mLF— Antonio Brown (@AntonioBrown84) December 7, 2014
Big time team win today!! Love how my guys showed up today! It's all about how you respond! James 1:2-3 #GoSteelers!— Arthur Moats (@dabody52) December 7, 2014
Great team win today! That's how you finish! Here we go!! #Steelers #PlayoffPush #SteelerNation— Kelvin Beachum (@KelvinBeachumJr) December 7, 2014
We needed that! Great team victory ! #HereWeGo #SteelerNation— Antwon V. Blake (@ZillaMane41) December 7, 2014
Great win today against the Bengals!!!!! Key win!!! #SteelersNation #steelcurtaindefense #doittuitt Let's keep it rolling— stephon tuitt (@DOCnation_7) December 7, 2014
Great team win. Finally got my feet wet. Glad that's behind me so now its time to go. And FYI @L_Bell26 is a monster!!— Joshua Harris (@JoshHarris25) December 7, 2014
Great team win!!! #GoSteelers— Bruce Gradkowski (@bgradkowski5) December 7, 2014