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Travis Swanson | Center | #64

Team: New York Jets
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/30/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 304
College: Arkansas
Drafted: 2014 / Rd. 3 (76) / DET
Contract: view contract details

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Jets signed C Travis Swanson, formerly of the Lions.
The Jets and Lions have officially completed their center swap after Wesley Johnson signed with Detroit last week. Swanson is probably the better player of the two, but concussion issues have ended each of his last two seasons. He should serve as depth behind fellow new signing Spencer Long. Apr 3 - 10:51 AM

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Free agent C Travis Swanson visited the Jets on Friday.

It's his first known visit. Swanson struggled over 11 starts for the Lions last season, earning PFF's No. 31 grade among 38 qualified centers. He'd give the Jets some depth behind starter Spencer Long.
Mar 30 - 3:02 PM

The Lions are not expected to re-sign impending free agent C Travis Swanson.

Swanson has missed 11 games over the last three seasons and has a troubling concussion history that has ended each of his past two seasons. When on the field last year, Swanson was one of Pro Football Focus' worst centers. The Lions are expected to move forward with Graham Glasgow at the pivot.
Feb 9 - 10:11 AM

Lions placed C Travis Swanson on injured reserve with a concussion, ending his season.

Per beat writer Kyle Meinke, Swanson suffered a setback. He was originally concussed Week 14 and hasn't played since. This comes after Swanson missed the final five games of last season with a brain injury. The former 2104 third-rounder has real health concerns heading into free agency in March.
Fri, Dec 29, 2017 09:31:00 AM

Lions C Travis Swanson (concussion) will not play Week 15 against the Bears.

Swanson was absent during the Lions' final practice of the week on Thursday, meaning he will not be able to clear the concussion protocol in time to play on Saturday. Graham Glasgow will slide over from left guard to replace him.
Thu, Dec 14, 2017 12:41:00 PM

Lions C Travis Swanson is in the concussion protocol.

Swanson played every snap against the Bucs, so his symptoms apparently showed up after the game. With the Lions playing on Saturday, it is unlikely he is able to get cleared in time, especially considering he missed the final five games of last year due to a concussion. Graham Glasgow will fill in if Swanson cannot play.
Tue, Dec 12, 2017 10:54:00 AM

Lions C Travis Swanson (ankle) is questionable for Week 3 against the Falcons.

Swanson looks unlikely to play after not practicing this week. Graham Glasgow should move inside, but backup LG Joe Dahl (leg) is also questionable. Detroit's offensive line concerns are enough to downgrade Matthew Stafford's matchup.
Sat, Sep 23, 2017 03:27:00 PM

Lions C Travis Swanson (concussion) has been cleared for OTAs.

Swanson missed the final five games (including playoffs) with a serious concussion. His return is good news with RG Larry Warford and RT Riley Reiff free agents. With Swanson healthy, Graham Glasgow could move back to guard.
Wed, Mar 1, 2017 05:40:00 PM

Lions C Travis Swanson (concussion) has been downgraded to out for Saturday's Wild Card game.

Swanson has been practicing the last two weeks but will miss his fifth straight game. Graham Glasgow will continue to start, with Laken Tomlinson remaining at guard.
Fri, Jan 6, 2017 07:46:00 PM

Lions C Travis Swanson (concussion) is questionable for Saturday's Wild Card game.

Swanson got in a limited week of practice, but it is unclear if he has completed the concussion protocol. Rookie Graham Glasgow has been filling in at center. If Swanson is able to return, Glasgow will likely switch back over to left guard, sending Laken Tomlinson to the bench.
Fri, Jan 6, 2017 05:17:00 PM

Travis Swanson (concussion) practiced again on Thursday.

Swanson remains in the concussion protocol, but he is looking likely to return after getting some practice reps last week and continuing to work on Wednesday and Thursday. RT Riley Reiff (hip) also looks likely to return.
Thu, Jan 5, 2017 11:45:00 AM

Lions C Travis Swanson (concussion) practiced on a limited basis Wednesday.

Swanson returned to practice last week but didn't clear the concussion protocol. His status for the Wild Card Round is up in the air.
Wed, Jan 4, 2017 04:26:00 PM

Lions C Travis Swanson remains in the concussion protocol.

Swanson was able to practice last week, but he ended up missing the season finale, his fourth miss in a row. The practices are at least a step in the right direction, however, and gives him a shot to suit up this week. The Lions play the Seahawks on Saturday night.
Tue, Jan 3, 2017 11:38:00 AM

Lions C Travis Swanson (concussion) is doubtful for Week 17.

Swanson practiced this week, but will miss his fourth straight game. He isn’t a lock to return if the Lions make the playoffs.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 05:21:00 PM

Lions C Travis Swanson (concussion) returned to practice Wednesday.

It was a limited session, but it tentatively puts Swanson on track to play in the NFC North championship game on Sunday night. With Swanson likely back, Graham Glasgow should swing back out to left guard.
Thu, Dec 29, 2016 10:17:00 AM

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