Michigan, it seems, got a scare and not a long-term problem when Denard Robinson injured a nerve in his right elbow against Nebraska.
''He should be fine,'' Wolverines coach Brady Hoke said Monday. ''He should be ready to go on Saturday.''
The unranked Wolverines (5-3, 3-1 Big Ten) will play their second straight road game this week at Minnesota (5-3, 1-3)
Michigan lost its one dimension on offense in a 23-9 loss Saturday to Nebraska when Robinson was running for a first down. He cut back for extra yards instead of going out of bounds and aggravating a nerve in his elbow that he injured earlier this month against Illinois.
''It gets numb and tingly,'' Hoke said.
The team's medical staff is working on protective equipment that Robinson can wear in an attempt to prevent his throwing arm from getting banged up again in the same spot.
Hoke fully expects Robinson to practice enough to be prepared to face the Golden Gophers. And unlike players at other positions, Hoke said Robinson ...