Ben Roethlisberger is ticked off after this blatant dirty hit by a Bengals defender

Ben Roethlisberger has every right to be irked.

As if things couldn't get any more heated between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is reportedly irked by linebacker Vontaze Burfict's low hit during Sunday's game.

Here's what Roethlisberger said, via CBS:

"He said, 'I got pushed into you, my bad.' and the official just kind of nodded like, 'Yeah, ok.' So, I just went about my day, didn't think anything of it...I turned my phone on afterwards and one of the texts I got from a former player and a friend of mine says, 'How is this not a fine or a penalty by Burfict?' And he showed me the clip of it. And since then, I have seen the clip, and I don't buy that he was pushed. You know, I think that he definitely was diving in low and going for my legs," Roethlisberger said

It sure doesn't look like Burfict was pushed, and the Bengals linebacker has had his fair share of issues with the Steelers thus far this season. This incident likely won't help things between the two AFC North teams.