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: Suffolk Police: Franklyn Charles, 18, Charged For Crash That Killed Jennifer Figueroa, 30, In Wyandanch
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: Alec Baldwin Was Told Gun Was "Cold" Before Fatal Movie Set Shooting, Court Records Show
Kicker David Akers took to Twitter on Monday asking people to stop with the harsh remarks directed toward his teammate.MORE NEWS: Campaign 2021: Early Voting Begins In New Jersey And New York City
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