Veteran offensive lineman will return to Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle Eric Winston (73) stands up Cleveland Browns defensive end Randy Starks (94) during the Bengals’ 31-10 win Thursday, Nov. 5 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. The Bengals are now 8-0 on the season. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
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Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle Eric Winston (73) stands up Cleveland Browns defensive end Randy Starks (94) during the Bengals’ 31-10 win Thursday, Nov. 5 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. The Bengals are now 8-0 on the season. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

A day after losing two starting offensive linemen to free agency, the Bengals received some good news Friday.

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Veteran Eric Winston announced on Twitter he will be back with the team. An 11-year NFL veteran, Winston has mostly been a backup in his three seasons in Cincinnati.

Winston is the president of the NFL Players Association.

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On Thursday, the Bengals lost starting tackle Andrew Whitworth (Rams) and starting guard Kevin Zeitler (Browns).

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