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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

New team, new fantasy expectations for these RBs

Posted Aug. 01, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain takes a look at how the fantasy values for five running backs changed now that they are on new teams.

Tolbert relishing new opportunity with Panthers

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 10:14 p.m. ET
Ex-Chargers FB Mike Tolbert couldn't resist an opportunity to return home to the Carolinas as a free agent.

Panthers intend to use Tolbert at fullback

Posted April 01, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
After signing RB Mike Tolbert two weeks ago, Panthers head coach Ron Rivera says he plans to use the former Charger primarily at fullback.

Panthers not looking to break up RB stable

Posted March 24, 2012 @ 2:27 a.m. ET
Indications are the Panthers have not ruled out trading RB Jonathan Stewart this offseason, but we’re told GM Marty Hurney will not give him up easily.

Fantasy spin: Mike Tolbert

Posted March 20, 2012 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
Mike Tolbert appears to be the first fantasy football casualty, as he's going from a time-share to a depth role with the Panthers. William Del Pilar breaks it down.   

Panthers sign RB Tolbert

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 2 p.m. ET
The Panthers added another piece to their talented RB corps Monday, agreeing to terms with RB Mike Tolbert on a four-year deal.

Chargers add RB McClain

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Le'Ron McClain has signed with the Chargers, giving them a bigger back to presumably replace free agent Mike Tolbert.

Tolbert among UFAs who could prove solid values

Posted March 05, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
The Packers re-signed TE Jermichael Finley to a reasonable deal. What other UFAs have a chance to be good value signings? Mike Wilkening explores.

Free-agent scouting report: Chargers RB Mike Tolbert

Posted Feb. 27, 2012 @ 9:50 a.m. ET
A former undrafted free agent, Mike Tolbert is set to hit free agency after four productive seasons as a third-down running back and special-teams ace.

Tolbert, Chargers finishing strong

Posted Dec. 21, 2011 @ 10:55 p.m. ET
Chargers RB Mike Tolbert told PFW he and his teammates can feel the offense improving down the stretch of the season. 

Gates returns to Chargers' practice

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Chargers TE Antonio Gates returned to practice on Monday and is hopeful to play in Week Seven vs. the Jets.

Del Pilar's Digest: Running back sleepers

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 10:56 p.m. ET
With people expecting big things from Ryan Mathews, Chargers RB Mike Tolbert has become tremendously undervalued and is a solid sleeper.

Chargers announce signings

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 5 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced their free-agent signings on Friday night, including RB Mike Tolbert.

Chargers sign two, tender 10

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
San Diego will try to keep as many of their free agents as possible by tendering many of their key free agents.

Chargers' busy offseason could begin by extending Weddle

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
With a slew of Chargers set to hit free agency, GM A.J. Smith is about to embark on a busy offseason.

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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