Chargers Were Embarrassed in More Ways Than One Sunday Night

In Monday's Hot Clicks: Steelers fans take over, a defensive coordinator dominates Sunday, NFL refs continue to be a disaster and much more.
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A team without a home

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It's no surprise that Steelers fans travel well and it's no surprise that people in L.A. don't have Chargers fever.

Having said that, it was still wild to see Pittsburgh fans completely take over the Chargers' fake home stadium Sunday night. Just listen to the crowd.

To add insult to injury, linebacker T.J. Watt actually thanked Steelers fans for being so loud that the Chargers had to use a silent count ... IN THEIR OWN STADIUM!

Of course, the icing on the cake was Pittsburgh beating L.A., 24-17 behind the legendary Devlin Hodges at quarterback.

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A good song

You may have noticed Dan Gartland's byline missing from the top of today's Hot Clicks. Dan had to take the day off, so I'm filling in. I started Hot Clicks on SI.com in April 2007 and while the format has changed a bit and the column is on its third writer after Andy Gray's tenure, it's still a trip for me to see that it's still going strong. In honor of the occasion, I wanted to feature a song from that year. The No. 2 song of 2007 was "Umbrella" and it's still a banger.

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