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Big Ben on Justin Bieber visit: 'Not a big deal at all'

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Justin Bieber is pretty much the worst. Most of us are plugged into this reality by now, though the Pittsburgh Steelers appear to be a notable exception.

The Canadian pop star visited a team worship service on Saturday night, posing with several Steelers players afterwards. When Pittsburgh laid an egg against the Jets one day later, many blamed The Curse Of Bieber.

We're happy to report the subject came up during Ben Roethlisberger's weekly radio spot in Pittsburgh.

"That's not a big deal at all," Roethlisberger said on KDKA-FM (via ESPN.com). "For instance, (former Steelers wide receiver) Plaxico Burress stopped by. Obviously he's family, but people stop by all of the time and say, 'Hi,' and we've had other athletes, actors, celebrities, stuff like that stop by. It's not a big deal at all."

Roethlisberger didn't cross paths with Bieber during his visit, but he gave fellow quarterback Bruce Gradkowski some grief after learning Gradkowski went full-Belieber on Twitter.

"His response to me was, 'He's got like 30 million followers and I'm trying to get some of them,'" Roethlisberger said. "It was all fun for him and the guys. (Bieber) is one of the more popular guys for good or for bad in the country, so they had a chance to say hello and they did."

We'll keep you informed if Bieber crashes at any other NFL worship services. For good or for bad.

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