Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert is one of the more endearing players in the NFL, due in large part to the fact that he is the rare skill-position player who is actually capable of scoring fat-guy touchdowns. My appreciation for Tolbert grew immensely last night, when I noticed that the big man had apparently sliced the hem of his jersey in order to fit into it.

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You’re probably looking at that image right now and saying, “Well, that could just be a tear.” To that I say:

He cut it on both sides! I looked through some photos of Tolbert from previous games, and this doesn’t appear to be something he has done before. So either someone accidentally gave him a jersey that was too small yesterday, or he finally decided that it was time to unleash the full force of his fat-guy swagger. I hope he plays the Super Bowl in a white muscle shirt.

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