The San Francisco 49ers and the New York Giants were playing a clean game amongst sloppy conditions at Candlestick Park during the NFC Championship game, commiting no turnovers combined through three plus quarters. That was until Kyle Williams let a punt nick his knee, leading the Giants to retain the ball and a lead-changing touchdown pass from Eli Manning.
Here is a close up view of the ball hitting his knee, which is pretty obviously seen from this close of a view.
That unfortunately led to this a few plays later:
The Niners are going to have to pull out another fourth quarter comeback if they want to reach the promise land. Alex Smith figured out a way to do it last week, hopefully he can do something similar this week.
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