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...