The Carolina Panthers are aware of your skepticism, and they're using it as fuel for their competitive fire this weekend.
Harrison: Game Picks
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Tolbert told NFL Media's Jeff Darlington that he's used to being overlooked because he's always been shorter and fatter. This time, it's sticking in his craw.
"I can't speak for everybody else, but personally, yes, I do (feel disrespected)," fullback Mike Tolbert said Friday, via The Charlotte Observer. "To me, it's absolutely ridiculous why we're the underdogs at home when we're 7-1 at home, when we beat teams that are in the same caliber as San Francisco, if not better. Personally I got a bad taste in my mouth about it."
"If you don't stop me, I'm going to break your quarterback's face," Hardy said. "... That's just people talking. Naysayers, people jabbing, even old analysts and old players talking about a game that they're too slow to play. Congrats to them. That's what they get paid for."