Week four of the NFL regular season kicked off this past Thursday with the Chicago Bears
playing at Green Bay. Moving into the NFL games on Sunday, nine of the fourteen games ended
up being close; two games went into overtime, and there was one shutout. To finish out week
four, Washington visited the Kansas City Chiefs for Monday Night Football. Among the thrill
that these NFL games brought for week four, numerous former Tar Heels took the field.
Here's what you need to know about Pro Heels performances in week four:
In the Thursday night game between Green Bay and Chicago, Connor Barth missed a 47-yard field goal attempt while going 2-for- 2 on extra point attempts.
Sylvester Williams and Da’Norris Searcy, both of whom are Tennessee Titans, traveled to Houston
to take on the Texans. Williams finished the game with two tackles and one tackle for loss.
Searcy finished with two assists as the Titans lost to the Texans.
Naz Jones played the Indianapolis Colts at home in Seattle. Jones had two assists, half a sack,
and defended one pass despite leaving the game due to a hand injury.
Los Angeles Chargers safety Tre Boston played at home against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Boston had four assists and three tackles in what ended up being a close game between the
Chargers and Eagles.
Julius Peppers and the Carolina Panthers played at New England. Peppers had two tackles, two
assists, and two sacks in the close game between the Panthers and Patriots. The Panthers finished
out the game by kicking a field goal as time expired to win.
The Detroit Lions went home with a win after visiting the Minnesota Vikings. In the Lions’ defeat of the Vikings, Eric Ebron had two receptions for 27 yards.
Giovani Bernard and the Bengals played at the Cleveland Browns. Bernard finished with 12 rushing yards and 67 receiving yards with one touchdown in the Bengals’ win over the Browns.
In last night’s Monday Night Football game, Washington's Zach Brown had four assists and five tackles in his team's loss to the Chiefs.
In other news, the Chicago Bears have named Mitch Trubisky starting quarterback. Stay tuned to see how Trubisky does in his first regular season game and to see how the Pro Heels do in week five.