NFL.com "Fullback Mike Tolbert, a Pro Bowl selection two of the past three seasons, is staying in Carolina. Tolbert, who would have become an unrestricted free agent later today, signed a two-year contract to remain with the Panthers hours before the new league year started. In four seasons with the..." March 09
The Score "The Carolina Panthers appear to be doing what they can to keep Mike Tolbert off the open market. As the longtime fullback approaches free agency, the two sides have been discussing a possible extension, according to Rand Getlin of NFL Network. Tolbert has been a key contributor in the four..." March 06
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