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Mike Tolbert

31-Year-Old Running Back – Carolina Panthers

2016 Rush/Rec Stats

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74

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44

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2016 Rush/Rec Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Tolbert has embodied the Panthers' penchant for pounding the ball in the running game for years now. Besides his zero-touchdown, injury-shortened 2014 campaign, Tolbert has scored 18 times in his four...

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2016 ADP:  255.59

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Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  7

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 two-year deal with the Panthers in March of 2016.

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Tolbert rushed four times for 21 yards in Sunday night's loss to the Seahawks.

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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
2016 30 CAR 12 29 74 0 2.6 0 0 0 0 0 7 44 6.3 0 11 0 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
2016 30 CAR 12 1.0 1.6 1.3 2 6 6 3 2 1 4 4.0 2 0 0
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Mike Tolbert – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

224

Offensive Snaps in 2016

Mike Tolbert was on the field for 224 of his team's snaps on offense in 2016.

107

Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Mike Tolbert was on the field for 107 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Off ST
2014 220 39
2015 422 108
2016 224 107
Mike Tolbert 2016 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 @Den 29 4 2 6 0 3.0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 SF 29 6 9 25 0 2.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0
3 Min 17 5 2 5 0 2.5 0 0 2 14 7.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Atl 14 12 1 1 0 1.0 0 0 1 -2 -2.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5 TB 14 4 1 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
6 @NO 20 15 3 12 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 BYE Bye Week
8 Ari 20 11 2 2 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
9 @LA 13 7 2 1 0 0.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 KC 14 9 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 NO 21 11 2 -1 0 -0.5 0 0 1 17 17.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
12 @Oak 24 12 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 2 14 7.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Sea 9 11 4 21 0 5.3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 SD
15 @Was
16 Atl
17 @TB

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 caught both of his targets for 14 yards Sunday against the Raiders.

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Tolbert carried the ball just two times Thursday against New Orleans, and he actually lost a yard in total.

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Tolbert gained no yardage on his lone rush Sunday against the Chiefs.

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Tolbert rushed twice for one yard in Sunday's win over the Rams.

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Tolbert rushed twice for two yards in Sunday's win over the Cardinals.

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Tolbert rushed three times for 12 yards in Sunday's loss to the Saints.

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Tolbert rushed once for two yards in Monday night's game against the Buccaneers.

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Tolbert (hamstring) is active for Monday's contest versus the Buccaneers.

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Tolbert (hamstring) is considered questionable for Monday's game against the Buccaneers, Bryan Strickland of the Panthers' official site reports.

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Tolbert (hamstring) was limited in Thursday's practice, Steve Reed of the Associated Press reports.

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Tolbert rushed twice for five yards and caught two passes (on three targets) for 14 yards in Sunday's loss to the Vikings.

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Tolbert rushed nine times for 25 yards in Sunday's win over the 49ers.

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Tolbert rushed twice for six yards and caught one pass for one yard in Carolina's season-opening loss to the Broncos.

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Tolbert rushed once for seven yards and caught one pass for 11 yards in Friday’s preseason game versus New England.

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Tolbert had three carries for 11 yards in Thursday's preseason opener against the Ravens.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

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 fantasy stock disappointed, as the veteran failed to score at all, managing just 78 yards on 37 carries. Nonetheless, over the previous four seasons, Tolbert totaled an impressive 35 touchdowns, leaving room for optimism that he’ll rebound with a healthy 2015 campaign. Although he won’t see much burn outside of the red zone, Tolbert’s goal-line vulture role is conducive to a plug-and-play option in certain fantasy situations.

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.