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.”READ MORE: NYPD: Mother Throws 4-Week-Old Daughter, 2-Year-Old Son Out Window Before Jumping Out Herself
Williams’ teammates are on his side, too, along with others from around the NFL who have called in support after San Francisco’ season ended.READ MORE: Caught On Camera: Man Punches Woman In Face After Stealing Phone In Central Park
Kicker David Akers took to Twitter on Monday asking people to stop with the harsh remarks directed toward his teammate.MORE NEWS: 145th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Underway In Tarrytown
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