Eric Winston was elected president of the NFL Players Assn. on Wednesday, three years after he was active for the union during the lockout.
The 30-year-old offensive lineman was the Arizona Cardinals' starting right tackle last season, his eighth in the league. He is a free agent.
Winston succeeds Domonique Foxworth as NFLPA president. Foxworth was out of the league last season and so could not seek re-election.
NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith tweeted: “Thank you to (at)Foxworth24 and all the Executive Committee for their leadership. Congratulations to Eric Winston. Lots of great work ahead.”
The other candidates for president were New Orleans Saints tight...