SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Williams is ignoring the barrage of hateful, hurtful, even threatening comments he has received in the aftermath of his ill-timed fumble that cost the San Francisco 49ers the NFC championship game against New York.

Williams says he takes full responsibility for his fumble on a punt return in overtime of a 20-17 loss to the Giants on Sunday night that set up Lawrence Tynes’ winning field goal, calling the moment “painful.”

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Williams’ teammates are on his side, too, along with others from around the NFL who have called in support after San Francisco’ season ended.

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Kicker David Akers took to Twitter on Monday asking people to stop with the harsh remarks directed toward his teammate.

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