Here’s the Bills news of note for Sept. 17th.
1 – Tolbert not holding back against former team
When head coach Sean McDermott made the move from Carolina to Buffalo he brought some of his former players with him. Those players include:
“There’s a rule out there that snitches get stitches, but I’m gonna get a lot of stitches this week,” Tolbert said.
The three-time Pro Bowl selection is more than familiar with the Carolina’s. Before his NFL playing days he attended Coastal Carolina University, he later went undrafted in 2008. Tolbert had the longest stint with the Panthers of any Bills player; he suited up with them for five seasons. Despite his familiarity with the area, Tolbert has one goal for today.
“It’s not about a big return home, it’s about going out on Sunday at one o’clock and getting a win,” Tolbert said.
In his first game with the Bills Tolbert had an encouraging outing serving as the backup running back. He had the teams only rushing touchdown last Sunday, and added 42-yards on 12 carries. He’ll look to be just as productive in his return to Bank of America Stadium.
2 – Weapons on both sides of the ball for Carolina
From top to bottom the Carolina Panthers have one of the most talented rosters in the NFL. The core of the team has stuck together for several years. They’re to thank for a remarkable 15-1 season in 2015 and a trip to the Super Bowl. In all phases of the game, the Panthers present a…
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