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Mike Tolbert

30-Year-Old Running Back – Carolina Panthers

2015 Rush/Rec Stats

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62

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256

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154

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2015 Rush/Rec Projections

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2015 Fantasy Football Outlook

The Panthers’ bulldozing fullback and short-yard specialist, Tolbert missed eight games during the middle of last season due to a slight leg fracture. Given the lengthy absence, Tolbert’s hit-or-miss ...

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Bye Week:  5

HT: 5' 9"   WT: 250   DOB: 11/23/1985  College: Coastal Carolina  Show ContractHide Contract

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Mike Tolbert Contract Information:

Signed a four-year $10 million deal with Carolina in March of 2012.

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Tolbert gained 18 yards on five carries in Sunday's 24-10 Super Bowl loss to the Broncos. He also fumbled twice, losing one.

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Mike Tolbert NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2008 22 12 13 37 0 2.8 - - - - - 13 171 13.2 1 15 - - - - - -
2009 23 16 25 148 1 5.9 2 0 - - - 17 192 11.3 3 21 - - - - - -
2010 24 SD 15 182 735 11 4.0 6 0 3 0 0 25 216 8.6 0 29 0 0 0 0 5 3
2011 25 SD 15 121 490 8 4.0 3 1 0 0 0 54 433 8.0 2 79 0 0 0 0 2 1
2012 26 Car 16 54 183 7 3.4 0 0 0 0 0 27 268 9.9 0 39 26 0 0 0 0 0
2013 27 Car 16 101 361 5 3.6 2 0 0 0 0 27 184 6.8 2 32 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 28 Car 8 37 78 0 2.1 0 0 0 0 0 12 93 7.8 0 17 2 0 0 0 0 0
2015 29 Car 16 62 256 1 4.1 1 0 0 0 0 18 154 8.6 3 23 8 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Mike Tolbert Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2008 22 12 2.2 3.3 2.8 1 3 2 - - 1 14 11.4 3 - -
2009 23 16 3.6 4.7 4.2 2 9 6 2 0 1 12 9.1 5 4 2
2010 24 SD 15 10.7 12.4 11.6 12 49 43 29 19 2 14 7.4 0 0 0
2011 25 SD 15 10.2 13.8 12.0 8 33 30 20 16 4 29 5.5 4 1 1
2012 26 Car 16 5.4 7.1 6.3 3 11 14 9 8 2 17 6.9 2 1 1
2013 27 Car 16 6.0 7.7 6.9 6 23 22 14 13 2 12 5.8 4 2 1
2014 28 Car 8 2.1 3.6 2.9 5 10 9 5 3 2 12 5.5 1 1 0
2015 29 Car 16 4.1 5.2 4.6 4 16 17 9 6 1 10 6.7 7 3 2
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Mike Tolbert – Playing Time Overview

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  1. Mike Tolbert
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Snap Count Stats

422

Offensive Snaps in 2015

Mike Tolbert was on the field for 422 of his team's snaps on offense in 2015.

108

Special Teams Snaps in 2015

Mike Tolbert was on the field for 108 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2015.

Year Off ST
2013 553 81
2014 220 39
2015 422 108
Mike Tolbert 2015 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Jax 19 8 1 12 0 12.0 0 0 1 6 6.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2 Hou 28 8 5 31 0 6.2 0 0 2 4 2.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
3 NO 30 8 5 16 0 3.2 0 0 3 28 9.3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0
4 @TB 23 7 3 7 0 2.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
5 BYE Bye Week
6 @Sea 26 8 3 10 0 3.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Phi 17 10 3 16 1 5.3 0 0 1 2 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 1 1
8 Ind 20 13 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 40 40.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 GB 22 6 3 7 0 2.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
10 @Ten 27 3 3 5 0 1.7 0 0 1 16 16.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
11 Was 38 5 7 5 0 0.7 0 0 2 5 2.5 1 2 0 0 8 0 0 0 3 1 1 2 2 1
12 @Dal 29 5 4 16 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @NO 31 7 2 33 0 16.5 1 0 2 18 9.0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
14 Atl 32 4 6 17 0 2.8 0 0 2 13 6.5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @NYG 23 7 5 10 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
16 @Atl 20 5 2 12 0 6.0 0 0 2 17 8.5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 TB 37 4 10 59 0 5.9 0 0 1 5 5.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
18 BYE Bye Week
Playoffs Sea 0 0 7 17 0 2.4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs Ari 0 0 3 4 0 1.3 0 0 1 14 14.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 BYE Bye Week
Playoffs @Den 0 0 5 18 0 3.6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Mike Tolbert
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 9"
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Weight:   250 lbs
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Mike Tolbert: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Tolbert (knee) is listed as active for Sunday's Super Bowl versus the Broncos.

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Tolbert (knee) is listed as probable for Sunday's Super Bowl against the Broncos, James Palmer of NFL Network reports.

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Tolbert (knee) practiced fully Wednesday, Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer reports.

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Tolbert (knee) is listed as questionable heading into Super Bowl week, the Panthers' official site reports.

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Tolbert (knee) didn't take part in practice Wednesday, Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer reports.

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Tolbert gained 59 yards on 10 carries and secured his sole target for five yards in Sunday's 38-10 victory over the Bucs.

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Tolbert rushed twice for 12 yards and caught two passes (on three targets) for 17 yards in Sunday's loss to the Falcons.

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Tolbert carried just five times for 10 yards in Sunday's win over the Giants.

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The hefty fullback was expected to experience an uptick in usage with Jonathan Stewart sidelined, but he saw rookie Cameron Artis-Payne and Cam Newton handle most of the load in the ground game. Tolbert was uncharacteristically not targeted in the passing game either, placing a firm cap on his output for the day. It appears Tolbert's role will remain steady regardless of who starts at tailback, and he will be reliant on a handful of targets and the possibility of some goal-line carries for fantasy value versus the Falcons next week.
With Jonathan Stewart (foot) ruled out for Sunday's game versus the Giants in New York, either Tolbert or Fozzy Whittaker will start at running back, Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer reports.

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Tolbert rushed for 17 yards on six carries and added two catches for 13 yards in Sunday's win over Atlanta.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

A punishing fullback, the 5-9, 245-pound Tolbert is the primary short-yardage back for the Panthers, causing no end of pain to the touchdown-starved fantasy owners of DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart. However, even with his heavy usage inside the five – 13 carries – Tolbert ended up with just seven touchdowns on the season to go with his marginal yardage totals. Not a guy who's going to give you a high YPC (just 3.6 last year), he's an entirely touchdown-reliant play for deep leagues who'll contribute some catches out of the backfield here and there.

2013

Tolbert will again be the starting fullback for the Panthers and see short-yardage carries and catches out of the backfield.

2012

Tolbert took more of a backseat to Ryan Mathews last year in San Diego, but he still totaled 923 yards with 10 touchdowns. He was clearly miscast, as his seven drops tied for the most among all backs, and he went just 5-for-18 at the goal line. Moreover, getting just 4.0 YPC on a Norv Turner led Chargers offense is far from exceptional. Despite being offered more money to stay in San Diego, Tolbert curiously signed with the Panthers during the offseason, where he’ll be shifted to fullback with DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart on the roster.

2011

Tolbert had never received more than 25 carries in a season before last year, when he got 182 rushing attempts thanks to Ryan Mathews’ injury problems. Tolbert took advantage, rushing for 11 touchdowns, as he went 10-for-18 at the goal line. Any lead back for Norv Turner’s San Diego offense would possess plenty of fantasy value, but it’s clear Tolbert is an inferior talent to Mathews, so he’s slated for a backup role in 2011. Tolbert will be one of the most important handcuffs, however.

2010

Tolbert is the second string fullback in San Diego, which means that offensive touches will be few and far between.

2009

Tolbert spent most of his rookie season as the starting fullback, but he seemed to fall out of favor with the coaches down the stretch and appears to have lost his job to Jacob Hester. But even if he regains his playing time in training camp, he is not a player that will ever touch the ball more than one or two times per game, so he should not be counted on in any fantasy league.

2008

Tolbert is looking to make the squad as a fullback in his rookie season. The team is searching for a replacement for Lorenzo Neal after releasing him in the offseason, and Tolbert is in competition with Andrew Pinnock, who has been slow to recover from offseason knee surgery.