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Jim Harbaugh Issues Injury Update For Shea Patterson, Dylan McCaffrey

Michigan football head coach Jim Harbaugh patting quarterback Shea Patterson on the head.

ANN ARBOR, MI - SEPTEMBER 22: Head coach Jim Harbaugh celebrates a first half score with Shea Patterson #2 while playing the Nebraska Cornhuskers on September 22, 2018 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

After getting destroyed by Wisconsin this past weekend, the Wolverines returning to Ann Arbor to face Big Ten bottom-feeder Rutgers may be just what the doctor ordered - in more ways than one.

Michigan saw both of its quarterbacks, Shea Patterson and Dylan McCaffrey, get hurt in the 35-14 loss to Wisconsin. Unfortunately, it looks like at least one of the injuries is serious.

Speaking to the media today, head coach Jim Harbaugh announced that McCaffrey is doubtful for the game with a concussion. But Patterson is listed as probably and will likely start.

With McCaffrey out, sophomore Joe Milton will be the backup. Milton played several snaps in the loss to Wisconsin.

Patterson and McCaffrey combined to complete 17 of 40 passes thrown against the Badgers. Both quarterbacks have seen the field in each of Michigan's three games as new offensive coordinator Josh Gattis implements his offense.

But the results have been very mixed.

The offense has looked very average against the likes of Middle Tennessee and Army this year.

Patterson should find getting yards and completions against the Scarlet Knights to be significantly easier.

The game will be played on Saturday at 12:00 PM EST and will air on the Big Ten Network.