NFL Week 7: Players with ties to the Pee Dee & Grand Strand

Mike Tolbert scores for the Panthers in a loss to the Cowboys on Sunday.

Former Coastal Carolina wide receiver Jerome Simpson had one catch for eight yards for the Minnesota Vikings in a 21-14 win over the Arizona Cardinals.

Two more former CCU stars had an impact on Sunday. Mike Tolbert had three carries for nine yards and one touchdown for the Carolina Panthers in a 19-14 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Panthers defensive back Josh Norman out of Coastal made four tackles.

Former Wilson High star Lawrence Timmons, the 2003 WPDE Zoneman Trophy winner, led the Pittsburgh Steelers defense with 11 tackles in a 24-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.

Ex-Carvers Bay High great Robert Geathers, Jr. made three tackles and half one-half sack for the Cincinnati Bengals in a 24-17 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.