Three former Tar Heels now playing in the NFL were on the sidelines Saturday watching the Heels pound Wake Forest. The Tampa Bay Bucs were off on Sunday, so kicker Connor Barth and tight end Zack Pianalto visited. Green Bay had a bye week as well, so special teams workhorse Ryan Taylor flew into Chapel Hill.
Elsewhere among former Tar Heels ....
Bruce Carter finally saw the field Sunday night in the Cowboys' 34-7 loss at Philadelphia, recording an assisted tackle on special teams.
Brandon Tate scored a touchdown for Cincinnati on a 56-yard punt return.
Robert Quinn is starting to make a name for himself in St. Louis as he had a breakthrough game Sunday as the Rams whipped New Orleans 31-21.