Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth watches from the sidelines during a break on the first day of mandatory mini camp Tuesday, June 14 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Veteran Andrew Whitworth leaving Bengals for Rams

Team captain has framework of three-year deal in place, according to his agents

Veteran offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth is leaving the Bengals.

ESPN’s Adam Schefer reports Whitworth has the “framework” of a deal in place to join the Los Angeles Rams. Whitworth has spent all 11 of his NFL seasons with the Bengals.

The new NFL season —when teams can make official free-agent signings — begins today at 4 p.m.

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