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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger's reaction to fans cheering the Jets loss Sunday was priceless

You could hear the Pittsburgh Steelers fans cheering the New York Jets loss in Week 17 at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, but Ben Roethlisberger's reaction to the crowd was priceless.

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It was a joyous locker room in Cleveland, OH when the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cleveland Browns in Week 17, but due to the team getting the help they needed from the Buffalo Bills to punch their ticket to the AFC Playoffs there was extra cause for celebration.

The situation in Cleveland was truly unique. The New York Jets game, and loss, to the Bills went final before the Steelers game had finished. Without Pittsburgh players knowing the outcome of the game in upstate New York, you could hear the throng of Steelers fans at FirstEnergy Stadium celebrating the news of their playoff scenario coming true.

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger's description of the roar of the crowd was priceless:

"I heard some cheering so I looked and assumed it was a fight, or a Steelers fan beating up a Browns fan or something," Roethlisberger told Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

It was that kind of game for the Pittsburgh Steelers. An ugly win, but a win nonetheless, which propelled them into the playoffs, where few defensive coordinators want to match up with Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown, Markus Wheaton, Martavis Bryant and Heath Miller.

The Steelers will face the Cincinnati Bengals for the third meeting of the season in the Wild Card round of the AFC Playoffs, and although what Roethlisberger heard wasn't a Steelers fan beating up a Browns fan, it was just as joyous as the team realized their postseason dreams had come to reality.