By Bill Bradley, contributing editor
Former player Eric Winston was elected Wednesday as the president of the NFL Players Association, the group announced.
Winston replaces Dominique Foxworth, who served a two-year term in the position. The election took place at the NFLPA board of representatives meeting in Orlando.
The president's position works hand-in-hand with NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith, who has been in that role for five years.
The NFLPA also announced the elections to its executive committee. Lorenzo Alexander of the Cardinals), free agent Ryan Clark, New York Giants' Zak DeOssie, Cardinals' Jay Feely, Giants' Mark Herzlich, Indianapolis Colts' Adam Vinatieri and St. Louis Rams' Scott Wells were selected by the board or representatives.