Detroit Lions inactives vs. Falcons include Swanson, Dahl; Ansah active

Davis, Washington, Wilson were declared out Friday

DETROIT — The Lions’ offensive line will be short-handed versus the Atlanta Falcons today without center Travis Swanson (ankle) and Joe Dahl (lower leg). Both were questionable on Friday’s injury report.

Graham Glasgow will likely start at center. It’s possible Zac Kerin could start at left guard for Glasgow.

Defensive end Ziggy Ansah (knee) is active. He was questionable on Friday’s injury report.

Linebacker Jarrad Davis (concussion), safety Tavon Wilson (shoulder) and Dwayne Washington (quad) were declared out on Friday.

Zach Zenner will be active for the first time this season in place of Washington.

Safety Miles Killebrew is expected to get his first NFL start in place of Wilson.

Other Lions inactives include cornerback Teez Tabor and running back Tion Green.

Defensive end George Johnson, who signed with the Lions on Thursday, is active. He last played for the Lions in 2014.

Falcons Inactives: WR Nick Williams, RB Terron Ward, LB Vic Beasley, LB Jermaine Grace, OG Sean Harlow, OT Ryan Schraeder and DE Courtney Upshaw.

Kickoff at 1 p.m.

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Author: Paula Pasche

Paula Pasche, a veteran sports writer, covers the Detroit Lions for her Lions Lowdown blog. She has written two books, "Game of My Life Detroit Lions" and "100 Things Lions Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die" which are available at bookstores and on Amazon.com. She won first place for column writing from the Society of Professional Journalists in Detroit (Class B) in 2011, 2012 and 2013 and was The Oakland Press 2010 Staffer of the Year.

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