Changing of the ends

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Like the proverbial two ships passing in the night, as injured defensive end Phillip Daniels headed into Redskin Park for the last time in a while, he encountered his newly-acquired successor Jason Taylor.

The two veterans exchanged pleasantries and a hug before Taylor wished Daniels good luck with Friday’s surgery to repair a torn left ACL.

Daniels said that Dr. James Andrews will perform the operation not at his usual Birmingham, Ala. home, but in Pensacola, Fla. where the famed surgeon works on Fridays.

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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