Strength of schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the RB position. The best rating is +16 which gives the player the advantage against the defense and indicates an easy opponent, the worst rating is -16 which gives the defense the advantage and indicates a tough opponent.
After sitting out since Week 4 due to a hairline leg fracture, Tolbert is expected to return against the Minnesota Vikings. He probably will be on a snap count while operating in the Panthers' unpredictable committee backfield. Tolbert obviously lacks fantasy starter appeal right now.
Since coming over from the Chargers in 2012, Tolbert has used his versatility and bowling ball running style to carve out a valuable role in the Panthers backfield. He is the clear-cut goal line running back having carried the ball from the five-yard line and in 21 times over the last two seasons, scoring 12 rushing touchdowns. By comparison, DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart have combined for 15 carries from the same distance and scored once (Williams in 2012). Tolbert is also a capable pass-catcher. Tolbert will get his rushing scores but simply doesn't see the number of touches in a RBBC situation to elevate above a flex/bye week fill-in role for fantasy purposes.
At some point during the next 15 months, the Carolina Panthers must decide how much to pay defensive end Julius Peppers — or whether to pay him at all. Before the 2007 season it seemed Peppers was a slam dunk to receive a contract extension that ...
Luke is becoming an elite player. Cam is regressing. Hopefully Gettleman will eventually draft a real QB. He will likely replace Rivera at the end of the season and bring in his own coaching staff. I like this guy and think he will build us a great ...
4 minutes ago - by Steve Reed - LB Gaither out of Sunday's game, Williams to start
LB Omar Gaither , who has a sprained MCL, is out for Sunday's game. WLB Jason Williams starts in his place. Panthers RapidReports
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