News broke on Monday that the 25-year old will be on the move to a new club after struggling for permanent opportunities in his two seasons at Melbourne, currently behind in the ruck ranks to captain Max Gawn and 2019 pick 3 Luke Jackson.
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“I think the Swans would be a good fit for him,” Lyon said.
“The Swans have got a great record with exactly that type of player, the players that have a bit of experience and shown a bit, to turn them into a really, really good AFL player.
“If I was Braydon Preuss and if there was an opportunity to go there, I would look at that really closely.”
Sydney have struggled with ruck issues for the past two seasons, with first-choice ruckman Sam Naismith only playing two games in 2020 due to a knee injury. This left the Swans to rely on veteran Callum Sinclair and youngster Hayden McLean to cobble together ruck minutes.