Kyle Williams Death Threats: 49ers Returner Threatened On Twitter After Loss To Giants
After Jacquian Williams knocked the ball from his grasp and the Giants recovered at the 24-yard line, Kyle Williams was the scapegoat in San Francisco. The 23-year-old’s name quickly started trending on Twitter—partly because some 49ers fans lent their support, but mostly because he was the subject of hateful messages, several openly rooting for his death.
Someone, presumably a 49ers fan based on his profile image, tweeted that he hopes Williams and his family dies. Another wished Williams died in his sleep Sunday night. And when another tweeted that he’s not sure Williams deserves to be receiving death threats, someone said that notion was “debatable.”
Bill Buckner was lucky Twitter didn't exist back in 1986, that's all I'm saying.
I'd like to think Broncos fans would be above something like, but I'm not so sure there aren't bad apples in every bunch--even the orange and blue variety.