Tar Heels in NFL: Carter scores TD, penalty denies Williams one in home defeats

By R.L. Bynum It wasn’t a big weekend for Tar Heels in the NFL, with Javonte Williams and Michael Carter both held under 50 rushing yards in home defeats. In the Denver Broncos’ 30–13 loss to Philadelphia, Williams had eight carries, his fewest in four games, and ran for 48 yards, 20 coming on one …

Tar Heels in NFL: Carter has monster game as Jets upset Bengals; TD for Bernard TD

By R.L. Bynum New York area sports fans, and the NFL, are learning what Carolina fans already knew: that Michael Carter is a dynamic running back with huge star potential. Carter helped set the tone for the New York Jets with an eight-yard touchdown run on their first drive and had the best game of …

Tar Heels in NFL: Hollins makes huge late TD catch but Miami falls on last-second FG

By R.L. Bynum On a rough weekend in the NFL for Tar Heels, Miami wide receiver Mack Hollins was nearly the hero for the Dolphins. Hollins made a big play to give the Dolphins a one-point lead with 2:33 left, but they lost to the Atlanta Falcons 30–28 on a 36-yard Younghoe Koo field goal …

Tar Heels in NFL: Holcomb shines; more Javonte magic; Brown, Hollins start; Ebron TD; Quinn mocks Rodgers

By R.L. Bynum Washington had a rough day against the Kansas City Chiefs. But in another terrific game, third-year linebacker Cole Holcomb had his moments battling quarterback Patrick Mahomes and tight end Travis Kelce. Holcomb had nine tackles, one assist, a forced fumble and his first sack of the season in the Chiefs’ 31–13 win …

Tar Heels in NFL: Heck seizes opportunity in Houston; Stewart on IR; Holcomb on roll

By R.L. Bynum It’s been a season of opportunity for former UNC offensive linemen. First, it was veteran New Orleans left tackle James Hurst who broke into the Saints’ starting lineup after an injury to Terron Armstead. Now, it’s Charlie Heck’s turn in Houston. Heck started an NFL game for the first time in his …