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Travis Swanson in concussion protocol

The Lions will try to take another step toward a NFC North title when they host the Bears on Sunday, but they may have to do it without starting center Travis Swanson. Swanson was out of practice on Wednesday because of a concussion, which means he’ll need to proceed through the league’s concussion protocol in…
Via Pro Football Talk
December 08, 2016

Lions' new center Swanson says he learned a lot from Raiola

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) With Dominic Raiola gone, Travis Swanson is set to become the man in the middle for the Detroit Lions. ''We anticipate he's going to be a very, very vital part of what we're doing up front,'' Lions coach Jim Caldwell said. ''Right now he's at the apex of our offense and that's a very, very important position because he sets everything for us. ''Echoing maybe...
Via Associated Press
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Lombardi: Travis Swanson 'awesome' at center for Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions have a young, imposing presence emerging at center in Travis Swanson. Swanson, a 2014 third-round pick, has taken over the Lions snapping duties from Dominic Raiola, who is no longer with the team after spending more than a decade as Detroit's starting center. Offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi is leading Lions fans to expect a smooth transition from Raiola to Swanson...
Via FOX Sports
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit's Travis Swanson says nothing is settled along Lions O-line

The Detroit Lions' offensive line will feature a different starting lineup in 2015 than it did in 2014—that much is for certain. The departures of center Dominic Raiola and left guard Rob Sims, coupled with the additions of guard Laken Tomlinson and center Manny Ramirez, have set the stage for a new O-line era in Detroit.But where does Travis Swanson, who started five games last...
Via FOX Sports
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Draft Needs: Offensive Lineman

In my opinion, after a franchise quarterback, offensive lineman are the most important roster spots to fill to produce a winning NFL team. An offense can’t operate without a good offensive line. They are the unsung heroes of every great NFL team. The Patriots have had a great offensive line for years, but Tom Brady is the player who receives all the glory. If you can’t protect...
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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