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Georgia WR Bennett (Knee) Will Return

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Georgia receiver Michael Bennett had minor knee surgery this week and is expected to miss Saturday's game against Missouri, but should return to play again this season. Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images.
Georgia receiver Michael Bennett had minor knee surgery this week and is expected to miss Saturday's game against Missouri, but should return to play again this season. Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images.

Georgia's skill positions are littered with major injuries this season.

All-SEC star running back Todd Gurley, backup Keith Marshall and receivers Malcolm Mitchell, Michael Bennett and Justin Scott-Wesley are among those who have missed time this season due to injuries, many of which are season-ending (Marshall, Mitchell and Scott-Wesley tore ACLs).

Bennett is expected back after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on a torn meniscus Tuesday, the AP reported.

"Those young guys, especially the receivers, are going to have to work a little extra hard this week," quarterback Aaron Murray said. "We've already started getting some extra time in yesterday working on some routes after practice and we're going to have to do that every day this week."

Bennett (14 catches, 176 yards) will miss Saturday's game against Missouri at minimum, but is expected to return at some point this season. He tore his ACL in 2012 after leading the team in receptions through five games.

Apparently that's what happens when you lead the Bulldogs in receiving: Mitchell did so in 2012 and suffered the injury during this year's season opener. Chris Conley (20 catches), be careful out there.