Portis and O.J.?

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If Clinton Portis can extend his streak of games with at least 120 rushing yards to five against Detroit’s 31st-ranke defense on Sunday, he’ll join Hall of Famer/convicted felon O.J. Simpson as the only backs to do so twice in their careers.

Portis put together such a streak during his final four games with Denver in 2003 and his Washington debut on Sept. 12, 2004. Simpson’s streaks came with Buffalo in 1973 and 1975.

— 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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