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Williams Fumbles 49ers' Chances

Nhat V. Meyer/San Jose Mercury News

Fate found Kyle Williams -- twice -- on Sunday, and nobody will ever forget it.

In 20 years, 30 years, maybe 100 years, he will still be synonymous with this game, those lost moments, and this crushing 49ers defeat.

It's not going away. The question now: How do Williams and the 49ers handle it in the wake of the 20-17 overtime loss to the Giants in the NFC Championship game?

On Sunday night, they did their very best -- and this is a strong team, with strong ties. So the 49ers did very well, even as that locker room sighed and staggered under the weight of this loss.

"You hate to be the last guy that had the ball, to give it up that way in that fashion and to lose a game of this...

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