James Starks Injury: Updates on Packers RB's Knee, Likely Return Date

Tim DanielsFeatured ColumnistSeptember 22, 2013

GREEN BAY, WI - SEPTEMBER 15: James Starks #44 of the Green Bay Packers rushes the ball and is pursued by Barry Cofield #96 of the Washington Redskins at Lambeau Field on September 15, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Redskins 38-20. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)
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Green Bay Packers running back James Starks was forced to leave the team's Week 3 game against the Cincinnati Bengals due to a knee injury.

NFL.com's Around The League originally reported he was questionable to return:

James Starks has a knee injury, questionable to return. Johnathan Franklin show in the 2nd half?

— NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) September 22, 2013

Starks was unable to return to action and Johnathan Franklin replaced him in the lineup. He will not play in Week 7. Starks is active for Week 8.