Three questions with Carolina Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert:
Q. Did you change up any of your training this offseason after the leg injury you suffered during the year?
A. I did. My trainer and I came up with a plan for single-leg stuff to strengthen up the small, individual muscles – especially around the area I injured last year. We did a lot of single-leg squats, lunges, weight-training stuff to build those muscles so that we have the least-possible impact for injuries.
Q. What has it been like seeing the highlights from Steelers camp and seeing DeAngelo Williams in the black and gold?
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A. It’s different. I’m used to seeing him in the blue. I wish him nothing but the best. It seems like he’s fitting in well, which I expected. And I hope he does well.
Q. How do you feel about the depth at running back? For the past several years there was talk about a stable of overpaid running backs. Now you get rid of DeAngelo and it seems like it’s you and Jonathan and a bunch of guys that don’t have that name power.
A. We don’t necessarily need the name power. It’s always been a stable. We’re still a stable of running backs. We may not be at the Kentucky Derby; we might be at the Del Mar Fairgrounds but we’re definitely some horses back there ready to roll.