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Mike Tolbert

Mike Tolbert - #35 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 9"/ 245 lbs.
Birthday 11/23/1985
Birthplace Douglasville, GA
College Coastal Carolina
Years played 6

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
54 183 7

Panthers WR Jarrett arrested for DWI

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
Panthers WR Dwayne Jarrett was arrested early Tuesday morning for driving while impaired, his second arrest in three years.

Smith’s injury puts Clausen in even tougher spot vs. Bears

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 10 p.m. ET
Panthers head coach John Fox called injured WR Steve Smith "day-to-day" at a press conference on Monday, but Smith's agent said the receiver likely will not play vs. the Bears in Week Five.

Agent: Smith "most likely" out for Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith's agent Derrick Fox said Monday that Smith will "most likely" sit out Sunday's game against the Bears.

Report: Panthers WR Smith suffered high ankle sprain

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 8:19 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith reportedly suffered a high ankle sprain in Week Four's loss to the Saints.

Saints edge Carolina 16-14

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Only days after rejoining the Saints at age 46, John Carney hit three field goals to help New Orleans edge the Carolina Panthers 16-14 on Sunday.

Panthers' Jarrett remains buried on depth chart

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
Some league observers are wondering why Carolina keeps WR Dwayne Jarrett on the roster, considering that the 2007 second-round pick has been a bust.

Panthers await return of ORT Otah

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Panthers ORT Jeff Otah is taking longer than some expected to return from a setback in his recovery from an Aug. 4 left knee scope.

Panthers sign ex-Raider OL Morris

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Panthers addressed their offensive line Wednesday, signing ex-Raider Chris Morris.

Panthers release DT Leonard

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
The Panthers released DT Louis Leonard on Tuesday. Leonard has been injury-plagued and recorded just two tackles in two games this season.

Panthers’ D-line gets first sack, but pressure still an issue

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
The Panthers will line up against DE Julius Peppers for the first time ever in 13 days, when the Bears visit Charlotte in Week Five, but it's already clear how much Carolina misses him.

Bengals pull away to beat Panthers 20-7

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Cedric Benson scored a pair of TDs in the Bengals' 20-7 victory over the Panthers on Sunday to spoil Jimmy Clausen's first NFL start.

Panthers ORT Otah out vs. Bengals

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
Jeff Otah will miss his third straight game due to a knee injury.

Young receiving corps an obstacle for Clausen

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
Changing quarterbacks two weeks into the season wasn't part of the Panthers' blueprint for success this year, but head coach John Fox named rookie Jimmy Clausen the starter after Matt Moore played poorly in both games.

Panthers' Fox coaching like he's ready to leave

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
There's a poorly kept secret that Panthers head coach John Fox is in his final year with the team, and his coaching decisions don't suggest anything different.

Clausen inherits Panthers offense in disarray

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
The Panthers' starting QB job was going to be Jimmy Clausen's sooner or later, and with things looking as bad as they do on offense, it's hard to argue with John Fox's decision.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 17, 2012
Tolbert ran for a season-high 40 yards and matched a career best with two touchdowns on nine carries on Sunday against the Chargers, his former team.||||||| Tolbert only had two touchdowns all season prior to Sunday's two-score effort.
Posted June 01, 2012
Despite the presence of 1,000-yard running backs DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart, the Panthers are expecting Tolbert to see quite a bit of action on offense and special teams.||||||| The stocky 5-foot-9, 243-pound Tolbert started 30 games over the last two seasons for the Chargers, averaging 4 yards per carry while scoring 19 touchdowns on the ground. He also caught 79 passes for 649 yards during that span, two of those going for touchdowns and became a fantasy darling in the process.
Posted March 19, 2012
The Panthers announced Monday they've signed Tolbert from the San Diego Chargers. Tolbert spent three seasons with Ron Rivera, who was the Chargers defensive coordinator before becoming the Panthers head coach.||||||| "Mike is a very versatile player and is they type of player who do a lot of different things," Panthers general manager Marty Hurney said. "He can jump in and play fullback, he catches the ball well out of the backfield and plays running back. He's also an outstanding special teams player." Tolbert's agent Joel Turner said his client signed a four-year contract, but would not disclose the financial terms of the deal.
Posted Dec. 25, 2011
Tolbert had nine rushing yards on four carries with six receptions for 32 yards in Saturday's 38-10 loss at Detroit.||||||| Tolbert continues to a bigger threat out of the backfield with 420 yards from Philip Rivers.
Posted Nov. 11, 2011
Tolbert rushed seven times for 36 yards in Thursday's 24-17 loss to the Raiders.||||||| Tolbert continues to split carries with Ryan Mathews, who had six carries for 34 yards.

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