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Kyle Williams feels brunt of 49ers' playoff loss

His two costly fumbles contributed to San Francisco's overtime loss to the Giants Sunday in the NFC Championship. Teammates, others felt his pain, but some resorted to cyber-attacking Williams.


  1. Williams' fumble in overtime set the Giants up for the eventual game-winning field goal
  2. Williams bore a heavy burden for his mistake
  3. "I caught the ball, tried to head up field, tried to make a play and it ended up for the worse,"
  4. However, no one in the 49ers' locker room afterward was pointing fingers at Williams
  5. Here's the overtime fumble that opened the door for the Giants
  6. As the backup punt returner, Williams saw action only because of Ted Ginn Jr.'s injury
  7. Fans not only seized on the blame game with Williams, some were downright vile
  8. In many ways, what transpired following the fumbles showed social media at its worst
  9. Still, it was reassuring to see that most fans sympathized with Williams and came to his defense