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Mike Tolbert

32-Year-Old Running Back – Free Agent

2017 Rush/Rec Stats

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66

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247

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78

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2018 Rush/Rec Projections

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2018 Fantasy Football Outlook

There was no outlook written for Mike Tolbert in 2018. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

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

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Released by the Panthers in February of 2017.

January 11, 2018  –  Mike Tolbert News

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Tolbert indicated this week that he'd like to continue his playing career, Jadon Ceravolo of the Bills' official site reports. "I definitely have. I've got a lot of good football left in me, so we'll see what happens," said the veteran. "Obviously, I was on a one-year deal here and my contract is up."

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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 16 35 114 0 3.3 0 0 0 0 0 10 72 7.2 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 31 BUF 12 66 247 1 3.7 1 0 0 0 0 14 78 5.6 0 17 0 0 0 0 2 1
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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 16 1.5 2.2 1.9 2 7 7 4 2 1 5 4.8 4 1 1
2017 31 BUF 12 3.2 4.4 3.8 6 21 8 4 4 1 7 4.6 2 1 1
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Mike Tolbert – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

203

Offensive Snaps in 2017

Mike Tolbert was on the field for 203 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

87

Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Mike Tolbert was on the field for 87 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
2015 422 108
2016 325 164
2017 203 87
Mike Tolbert 2017 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 NYJ 23 0 12 42 1 3.5 0 0 1 12 12.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0
2 @Car 13 4 3 5 0 1.7 0 0 1 2 2.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Den 21 6 11 41 0 3.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 1 1
4 @Atl 15 4 8 31 0 3.9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 @Cin 16 13 3 16 0 5.3 0 0 3 18 6.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6 BYE Bye Week
7 TB 10 8 3 29 0 9.7 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
8 Oak 19 6 4 14 0 3.5 0 0 1 -2 -2.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @NYJ 20 13 4 3 0 0.8 0 0 3 13 4.3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 NO 14 14 2 -2 0 -1.0 0 0 2 17 8.5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @LAC
12 @KC
13 NE
14 Ind 13 6 6 32 0 5.3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Mia
16 @NE 15 11 3 -3 0 -1.0 0 0 1 11 11.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
17 @Mia 24 2 7 39 0 5.6 0 0 1 6 6.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs @Jax 20 3 4 15 0 3.8 0 0 1 10 10.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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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's teammate LeSean McCoy (ankle) is active for Sunday's playoff game in Jacksonville.

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Tolbert carried seven times for 39 yards in Sunday's win over Miami while catching one of two targets for six yards.

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Tolbert carried the ball three times for minus-three yards and caught one of two targets for 11 yards during Sunday's loss to the Patriots.

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Bills offensive coordinator Rick Dennison said his decision between Tolbert and Travaris Cadet for the No. 2 running back role could change on a week-to-week basis, Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports.

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Tolbert is a healthy scratch for Sunday's game against the Dolphins, Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports.

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Tolbert rushed six times for 32 yards in Sunday's 13-7 overtime win over the Colts.

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Tolbert (hamstring) practiced fully Thursday.

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Tolbert (hamstring) practiced in a limited fashion Wednesday.

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Tolbert (hamstring) is expected to return to practice this week, Joe Buscaglia of WKBW.com reports.

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Tolbert (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Patriots, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

There was no outlook written for Mike Tolbert.

2017

Tolbert shuffles off to Buffalo on a free-agent contract for his tenth season in the league. The fullback was a surprising pick to the Pro Bowl last season. It does show his reputation as a short-yardage gainer and punishing inside runner, a role that is ready for him to assume with the Bills. It's hard to imagine too much fantasy upside here, but if Tolbert is used near the goal line frequently (something that didn't happen with regularity in Carolina) he could amass some in-close scores.

2016

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 seasons in Carolina. Last year, the stocky yet shifty fullback took his 62 carries for 256 yards and one touchdown, and caught 18 passes for 154 yards and three more scores. At 30 years old, Tolbert could see rising second-year tailback Cameron Artis-Payne surpass his touch total this term, but along with quarterback Cam Newton, he should remain an appreciated short-yardage weapon for the Panthers.

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.