Originally written January 23, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
San Francisco 49ers punt returner Kyle Williams has received numerous death threats after two costly turnovers during Sunday’s NFC Championship game. After reading of these stupid comments, I can’t help but laugh. If 49ers fans think they lost yesterday’s NFC title game because of Williams, they don’t understand the game of football. When fans wish death on someone, it’s clear there’s something seriously wrong with them. Javier Pasquel tweeted, “@KyleWilliams_10. I hope you, you’re wife, kids and family die, you deserve it.” Justin Junio tweeted, “Jim Harbaugh, please give @KyleWilliams_10 the game ball. And make sure it explodes when he gets in his car.” Rashad Bates tweeted, “@KyleWilliams_10 two costly fumbles #reallydude? Enjoy the entire offseason knowing YOU cost us the Super Bowl I pray we resign Ginn #smh” Cole Mathew MitGuard wrote on his Facebook page, “Kyle Williams… you need to leave San Francisco forever, you should never be allowed to play in the NFL ever again… Your play and your post game comments should be enough to earn yourself a spot in 49ers history’s… As the biggest POS to ever wear the red and gold. Lots of hope for next year, let’s just hope that KW gets hit by a bus, eaten by a lion, or dies in some other terrible way so he can’t ruin the 49ers season again… What a terrible piece of garbage you are KW, you ruined the game I have been waiting for over 10 years…” Of course this isn’t the opinion of the entire 49ers fan base. Some fans have shown their support for Williams and you can read them all here. At the end of the day, Williams is a human and made some crucial mistakes. Football is a team game and the 49ers didn’t lose just because of the two bad plays he made.
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Cowboys' Spillman accused of rape at team hotel

Report: Patriots benched WR for mouthing off to coach

Jose Bautista busts up reporter over Twitter

What to watch in the NL Wild Card game

Sammy Watkins calls out EJ Manuel

Larry Donnell benches himself in fantasy, loses because of it

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Josh Gordon says NFL’s drug policy is harrassment

Steve Smith: Ron Rivera hid in his office after cutting me

Rondo hoping for an opening night return from broken hand

Jon Gruden on Raiders job: 'I'm not thinking about coaching'

Tom Brady defends not congratulating Garoppolo on TD

Ohio State student who ran on field loses full scholarship

Byron Scott explains why Kobe wouldn't make a good coach

WATCH: Mayweather shocked someone doesn’t know who he is

Who is the new face of MLB?

NHL 15 predicts the LA Kings win the Cup again

J.J. Watt buys his mom a new car for her birthday

Ranking the NFL coaches already sitting on the hot seat

WATCH: Smith tells Panthers to go home and mow his lawn

The best games on the NFL slate in Week 5

Aaron Rodgers says smoking gesture a tribute to Jay Cutler

What will the A’s look like in 2015?

Major League Baseball's 2014 All-Disappointment Team

Jeter introduces 'The Players Tribune,' 'The Voice of the Game'

49ers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Scott: Kobe would not be a good coach

Pats WR benched for mouthing off?

What to watch in the NL Wild Card game

Sammy Watkins calls out EJ Manuel

Donnell benches himself in fantasy and loses

Gordon: Drug policy is harrassment

Who is the new face of baseball?

Steve Smith blasts Panthers coach, GM

What will the A’s look like in 2015?

All-Disappointment Team in MLB

Ryan Lochte: Phelps made dumb decision

WATCH: Brett Favre in new commercial

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.