CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers All-Pro fullback Mike Tolbert will miss at least eight games with a hairline fracture in his left leg. Tolbert was placed on the injured reserve/designated to return list Tuesday. Under that designation, Tolbert can practice after six weeks, but isn’t eligible to play until Nov. 30 at Minnesota.
The Carolina Panthers have no semblance of a running game this season at all. DeAngelo Williams has missed two of three games due to injury and his back-ups can’t get anything going at all. Now, the rushing attack took another blow as Mike Tolbert is going to be sidelined for quite some time.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera says Pro Bowl fullback Mike Tolbert has a hairline fracture in his right leg and running Jonathan Stewart has a severely sprained right knee, adding to the team’s mounting injury problems in the backfield.
While at the Carolina Panthers Training Camp in Spartanburg, SC, fullback Mike Tolbert sat down with “Primetime with Chris Kroeger” to discuss how he got in shape in the off season and how mixing boxing into his routine helped him with his fitness & physique.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Mike Tolbert is always ready for a good fight — even during the NFL offseason.
The Panthers feisty fullback spent his downtime in a familiar setting: a sweaty boxing gym in San Diego sparring with some aspiring professional heavyweight boxers and stepping up his conditioning workouts with his trainer.
Panthers cornerback Captain Munnerlyn said he has a case of “little man’s syndrome.” The 5-foot-8, 195-pound cornerback isn’t apologizing though, saying that’s what has helped make him the player he is today.
Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert is used to defenders underestimating him when he has the ball in his hands. He’s hoping they continue to overlook him.
The Carolina Panthers may have a big-time win streak going, but they’re about to face off with the win streak of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Some may not consider that much of a challenge still, but the Panthers are hurting in some big ways.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — From an 0-2 start to back over .500 for the first time in five years. Cam Newton and the surging Carolina Panthers are gaining confidence with each victory.
The Carolina Panthers could possibly get injured running back Jonathan Stewart back this week so that he can play against the St. Louis Rams. There are a number of factors in place though that show he should just sit a little bit longer.