Carolina Panther Mike Tolbert confident he’ll be healthy on Sunday
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Sep 3, 2013
Tolbert is Carolina’s only real fullback option. The Panthers will need Tolbert in their backfield Sunday. “I still love it because we still got a Pro Bowler,” Tolbert said of the backfield, referring to Williams. With Jonathan Stewart out for the first six weeks relegated to the physically unable to perform list and rookie Kenjon Barner likely out with a foot injury, the Panthers have Tolbert, DeAngelo Williams and Armond Smith as their backfield options. Carolina is set at starting running back with Williams, the franchise’s all-time leading rusher. But Johnson is back with the Saints as part of the practice squad Although the rivalry between New Orleans and Atlanta is heated, Saints linebacker Junior Galette pointed out it’s been pretty one-sided in recent years.
Time for a quick trip through some headlines from around the division: ATLANTA FALCONS Now that he’s made the 53-man roster, linebacker Paul Worrilow has switched his jersey number from 49 to 55. CAROLINA PANTHERS Fullback Mike Tolbert returned to pract…