Night game not good news

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Not only are late-season night games not conducive to passing — an aspect of football at which the Redskins are better than the Ravens — but look at Washington’s record this year. Jim Zorn’s Redskins are 0-3 under the bright lights, having lost to the Giants, Steelers and Cowboys by a combined 53-23. In contrast, the Redskins are 7-1 in daytime, having outscored their foes 178-146. And if not for the goofy catch/fumble by Pete Kendall that turned into a St. Louis touchdown in Week 6, Wsahington would probably be 8-0 in day games.

 

— 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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