(CNN) — If the Pittsburgh Steelers seem a little groggy Sunday in their AFC Championship game against the New England Patriots, they’ll have a good excuse.
Sometime after 3 a.m. on game day, someone pulled a fire alarm at their hotel in Boston. All the guests were evacuated. The alarm was false.
Police said they have charged a Boston man with disturbing the peace, setting off a false alarm and disorderly conduct, CNN affiliate station WFXT reported.
Fans on both sides had fun with the incident on Twitter.
Hearing reports that the fire alarms went off in the Steelers hotel. Are the Patriots cheating again?!? #PITvsNE
— ☠️ Clive ☠️ (@dropdeadclive) January 22, 2017
All could agree the stunt lacked originality. We’ve seen the ole fire-alarm shenanigans plenty of times.
The Panthers were Hulk-level mad about it in October 2015.
When the fire alarm goes off at 6AM.
— Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) October 18, 2015
Emmanuel Acho wasn’t happy when it happened to the Eagles.
Which cruel cruel Niners fan pulled the fire alarm at our hotel?!
— Emmanuel Acho (@thEMANacho) September 28, 2014
Gronk said he slept through fire alarm at Patriots hotel. Said he slept great. #SBMediaDay
— Stephen Cohen (@scohenSEA) January 27, 2015
It’s also been used against the Patriots, but at least one of them wasn’t bothered by it.