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Travis Swanson | Center | #64

Team: Detroit Lions
Age / DOB:  (26) / 1/30/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 304
College: Arkansas
Drafted: 2014 / Rd. 3 (76) / DET
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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

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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.
Source: MLive.com
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

Lions C Travis Swanson (concussion) isn't expected to play in Week 16.

Swanson has missed the last two games in the concussion protocol. Graham Glasgow will continue to start in his place.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 06:31:00 PM

Lions C Travis Swanson (concussion) has been ruled out for Week 15.

He’ll miss his second straight game. Graham Glasgow will make another start against the Giants.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 06:39:00 PM

Lions C Travis Swanson (concussion) has been ruled out for Week 14.

Swanson has been enjoying a bounce-back year after a dreadful 2015 season. The Lions will turn to third-round rookie Graham Glasgow at center.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 04:02:00 PM

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PosRoleName
QB1Matthew Stafford
2Jake Rudock
3Alek Torgersen
RB1Theo Riddick
2Ameer Abdullah
3Tion Green
4Zach Zenner
5Dwayne Washington
GLB1Tion Green
2Ameer Abdullah
3RB1Theo Riddick
2Ameer Abdullah
WR11Marvin Jones
2Kenny Golladay
3Andy Jones
4Dontez Ford
WR21Golden Tate
2T.J. Jones
3Jace Billingsley
4Bradley Marquez
WR31Kenny Golladay
TE1Eric Ebron
2Michael Roberts
3Hakeem Valles
4Brandon Barnes
LT1Taylor Decker
2Brian Mihalik
LG1Joe Dahl
2Zac Kerin
C1Graham Glasgow
2Leo Koloamatangi
RG1T.J. Lang
2Emmett Cleary
RT1Rick Wagner
2Corey Robinson
3Dan Skipper
K1Matt Prater