Fans take tailgating before football games seriously. They show up hours before gametime to grill, drink, party and carouse with fellow friends.

However, it frequently has a way of getting out of hand, especially for fans like these Steelers diehards.

Before the Steelers-Jets AFC Championship game, fans hung a full-uniformed dummy of Mark Sanchez off of a billboard, and then tried to burn it. Just before torching it, a Pittsburgh police officer intervened.

You can watch the video below, provided by sportsbybrooks.com.