SB Nation "There's just something inherently awesome about a really large man carrying a football, and as far as NFL fullbacks go, no one comes close to matching the running style and celebration swag of the Panthers' Mike Tolbert. It's easy to like a 5'9, 250-pound guy that can dunk a basketball and has..." February 02
Pro Football Talk "Why should the Associated Press re-examine the makeup of its All-Pro team? Primarily because fullbacks are guaranteed a first-team All-Pro spot, even though they’re part-time players. This year, the first-team All-Pro fullback is Mike Tolbert of the Carolina Panthers. But Tolbert was only in..." January 10
Cat Scratch Reader "In unfortunate news, Mike Tolbert has been placed on injured reserve/designated for return. He suffered a hairline fracture in his leg in last week's loss to the Steelers. The earliest we will see Mike Tolbert back on the field is week 13. Hopefully he'll be back to full strength for a final push..." September 23
#Panthers FB Mike Tolbert (hairline fracture/bone bruise in left leg) could miss more than a month, per league source. Won't need surgery.
Tolbert and Gross not in pads