Bugel leaves to be with ill daughter

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Everyone’s thoughts at Redskin Park are with offensive line coach Joe  Bugel, who left after Saturday night’s game for Arizona where his 35-year-old daughter Holly is battling cancer.

Bugel flew on Redskins owner Dan Snyder’s private plane and is expected to miss the entire week. Tight ends coach Rennie Simmons is filling in with the offensive line while quality control coach Bill Khayat has assumed Simmons’ duties with the tight ends.

— David Elfin

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David Elfin

David Elfin

David Elfin has been following Washington-area sports teams since the late 1960s. David began his journalism career at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., history) and Syracuse University (M.S., telecommunications). He wrote for the Bulletin (Philadelphia), the Post-Standard (Syracuse) and The Washington Post before coming to The Washington Times in 1986. He has covered colleges, the Orioles ...

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