Lions sign third-rounder Travis Swanson

The Detroit Lions have signed third-round center Travis Swanson to a four-year deal.

Swanson started 50 consecutive games for Arkansas and was a two-time team captain.

Swanson was drafted to eventually succeed veteran Dominic Raiola.

The contract is worth $2.956 million and includes a $619,472 signing bonus.

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Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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