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Ugh. The NFC Championship Game was a heavyweight defensive battle. The battle raged on into overtime.And then . . . 49ers punt returner Kyle Williams fumbled the ball away, giving the Giants its opportunity to kick the winning field goal.This was the same Kyle Williams who muffed a punt earlier in the game. The rest of his winter will be most unpleasant. How does a player come back from something like that?Here is what they were saying in the Twitterverse as this drama unfolded:Sports Pickle: “Every kid grows up dreaming of throwing a game-winning TD. Or, if they're really, really small, they dream of kicking a game-winning FG.”Gregg Doyel: “Kyle Williams, meet Billy Cundiff. Billy? Kyle.”Sports Pickle: “Maybe Cundiff should return kicks and Kyle Williams should kick. Worth a try.”Jason McIntyre: “Bigger goat? Kyle Williams or Billy Cundiff? Going to be a tough Monday/Tuesday for those chumps.”Jeff Schultz: “New version of Clue game: Kyle Williams, not Col. Mustard, killed a tea...
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Giants players admitted after the game that the team was targeting 49ers return man Kyle Williams due to his history of concussions, including one who added their goal was to "take him outta the game."
A day after mishandling two punt returns, 49ers wide receiver Kyle Williams handled the disturbing fallout from his season-killing fumbles in the NFC Championship Game flawlessly. Williams received death threats via...
Kyle Williams was not supposed to be in this situation. Ted Ginn was the main punt returner for the San Francisco 49ers. Unfortunately, Ted was injured and could not play, so he had to step up. Unfortunately for Kyle, he muffed two punts, which cost his team ten points. Team loses by a margin smaller than that.
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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'...
One punt-return gaffe by Kyle Williams changed the complexion of the game and another hastened the end of it, but neither was the play that set in motion the 49ers’ demise Sunday just as they were in the process of taking control of the NFC Championship Game. The trickle-down effect of everything that happened after that fateful play resulted in the Niners’ overtime loss to the...
By now you know that the New York Giants and the New England Patriots will play each other in the Super Bowl I’m sure you also know that San Francisco 49er player Kyle Williams made two critical mistakes on punt returns that played a major role in the 49er’s loss to New York.
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Sunday morning, little known 49ers backup kick returner Kyle Williams woke up to the exciting news that he would be fielding kicks, with all-world special teams guy, Tedd Ginn Jr. out with an injury. The kid had to be ecstatic.
Just a second year WR out of Arizona State, the 5′10, 186 pound Williams was getting the chance of a lifetime: the opportunity to play hero...
SAN FRANCISCO Alex Smith reared back and launched a deep throw toward 49ers wide receiver Kyle Williams. It was early in the second quarter, the score tied 7-7, and Williams was streaking up the middle of the field with a step, or three, on the nearest New York Giants defensive back.
After their win over the 49ers, two Giants players involved with the key turnover by Kyle Williams said they targeted the punt returner because of a history of concussions. On Tuesday, Michael Boley said targeting doesn't happen. Who to believe?