Dec 12, 2020; Iowa City, Iowa, USA; Wisconsin Badgers quarterback Graham Mertz (5) prepares to throw a pass against the Iowa Hawkeyes during the first quarter at Kinnick Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

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Wisconsin QB Mertz leaves game with upper-body injury

Wisconsin quarterback Graham Mertz left Saturday’s game against Minnesota because of an upper-body injury.

Mertz was 12-of-20 passing for 132 yards when he left the game in the second half. Backup quarterback Chase Wolf replaced him and quickly completed his first three passes, including one for a touchdown.

The Badgers announced that Mertz was questionable to return.

Mertz started the season with a five-touchdown performance against Illinois, but then he missed almost a month because of a positive COVID-19 test. In four-plus games since returning, he has thrown for only three touchdowns along with five interceptions.

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